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What is the meaning of Mughal-E-Azam?

What is the meaning of Mughal-E-Azam?

Mughal-e-Azam ( transl. The Emperor of the Mughals) is a Hindustani-language 1960 Indian epic historical drama film directed by K. Asif and produced by Shapoorji Pallonji.

Why Mughal-E-Azam is so famous?

Considered to be one of the most iconic and landmark films in the history of Hindi cinema, Mughal-E-Azam set the standards high. Starring Dilip Kumar, Madhubala and Prithviraj Kapoor, this epic is known for its direction, music, sets, costumes and also for the lead pair: Madhubala and Dilip Kumar.

What happens at the end of Mughal-E-Azam?

Salim rebels against his father, is defeated in battle, and is sentenced to death. Anarkali pleads for his life in exchange for her own, and is condemned to be walled up alive. However, it is revealed that Akbar owed a favor to Anarkali’s mother, since she informed him of the birth of his son.

Is Salim Anarkali story real?

According to legend, Anarkali had an illicit relationship with Salim and hence his father, the Mughal Emperor Akbar, had her executed by immurement. There is no historical evidence of Anarakali’s existence and the authenticity of her story is contested among academics.

Is Mughal family still alive?

An apparent descendant of the wealthy Mughal dynasty, who now lives on a pension. Ziauddin Tucy is the sixth generation descendant of the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar and today struggles to make ends meet. Tucy has two unemployed sons and is currently living on pension .

Where was Mughal E Azam shot?

Sheesh Mahal
Shot at Sheesh Mahal, it cost Rs. 10 million at a time when a film would be made for less than a million. Not only that, it is also alleged that it was written and re-written 105 times by the lyricist, Shakeel Badayuni, before music director Naushad could approve of it.

How much did Mughal-e-Azam cost?

15 million INR

How long was Mughal E Azam shot?

The team shot for the film using as many as 14 cameras and the shooting of ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ went on for nearly 500 days. The war scenes featured 2000 camels, 4000 horses and 8000 jawans from the Indian army.

At what age Salim died?

58 years (1569–1627)
Jahangir/Age at death

At what age Akbar died?

63 years (1542–1605)
Akbar/Age at death

Who are Mughals today?

Here are some of their stories.

  • Osman Ali Khan, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad.
  • Raja Brajraj Kshatriya Birbar Chamupati Singh, Mahapatra of Tigiria.
  • Sultana Begum, wife of the great grandson of Bahadur Shah Zafar.
  • The Scindias of Gwalior.
  • Ziauddin Tucy, descendant of Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal emperor.

Why Mughal princess did not marry?

She was never married and stayed with her father Jehangir. Another reason, behind her unwed status was that both Daniyal and Murad’s sons were very much younger compared to her, hence she had no suitable groom to marry. She was obliged to live a lonely life in company of her brothers and sisters at Agra fort.