When Love Conquered Power – Asoka (26 October 2001)

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Asoka


2h 56min

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.


Awards won:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0249371/awards?ref_=tt_awd

Watch the trailer here:

Watch the making of the movie here:

Other videos related to Asoka:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pyk3cA2fA8s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jabKEhOmbZ4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRVKz2LsBQk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCbOu0LSpy0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm48_yyiF-w

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A%C5%9Boka_(film)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0249371/?ref_=nv_sr_1

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