Action, Biography, Drama
Director: Santosh Sivan
Stars: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Danny Denzongpa
The epic tale of King Asoka’s life is recounted here.
Aśoka is an Indian epic historical drama film directed and co-written by Santosh Sivan. It is a dramatised version of the early life of Emperor Ashoka, of the Maurya dynasty, who ruled most of the Indian subcontinent in the 3rd century BCE.
The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Ajith Kumar ,Danny Denzongpa and Hrishita Bhatt. It was produced by Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Radhika Sangoi. The screenplay was written by Santosh Sivan and Saket Chaudhary and the dialogue by Abbas Tyrewala. It was originally released as Ashoka The Great in India. The Tamil release title is Samrat Ashoka.
The film was widely screened across the United Kingdom and North America, and was also selected for screening at the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival, where it got positive response.
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