Shahenshah Jalaudin Akbar is the grandson of Babbar, and the son of Humayun. He is known to have ruled over Hindustan with a humane and just heart. He knew in order to garner the support of the Hindus, he must treat them sensitively, allow them to worship freely, and in order to maintain this peace, he married Jodabai, a Hindu Rajput, the sister of Raja Man Singh. Through this marriage they became the proud parents of Shehzada Salim. Akbar first met Nadira in the Anar garden, while she was awaiting the arrival of her lover. So pleased he was with her that he wanted to reward her, but she only asked for an Anar, so he ended up bestowing her with the name of 'Anarkali'. He met her the second time when she was able to revive Salim, who was seriously wounded in a war in Kabul. Once again Akbar was pleased with her, wanted to reward her, but again she turned him down. The third time she ended up annoying Akbar when she sang and danced in his court under the influence of alcohol, and he has... Written by
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Before S.Mukherjee had started Anarkali, K.Asif's Mughal E Azam was already started but it was taking time and then also Kamaal Amrohi srarted a film with same subject with Meena Kumari, but then later, Kamaal Amrohi's film was shelved and he joined as a writer jn K.Asif's Mughal E Azam. S.Mukherjee started, completed and released his film Anarkali. Nasir Hussein had written Anarkali. See more
Version of Anarkali
Aaja Ab To Aaja
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Music composed by C. Ramchandra
Lyrics by Shailendra See more