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Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story (2005)

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The story of Shah Jahan...the love of his life...the life of his love...and his monument to love, the Taj Mahal.

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The love of the great Moghul emperor Shah Jahan for his wife withstands court intrigue, dynastic betrayal, war and death itself when he builds her the greatest memorial tomb of all time: the Taj Mahal. Written by Baseline Filmtracker (Studio System)

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To create the marble sets, the art directors mixed thermacol with fevicol and other ingredients to make a substance looking like marble. See more »

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Yeh Kaun Mujhe Yaad Aaya
Sung by Ajay Chakraborty
Composed by Naushad
Lyrics by Naqsh Lyallpuri and Syed Gulrez
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Naushad's Brilliant Score Makes Taj Mahal Great
21 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw Taj Mahal on opening night here(Nov. 18) at the Naz8 in Lakewood,California.The film had many flaws in the writing and in some of the performances.Akbar Khan did not present it in dynamic, powerful,cinematic terms.He treated it a though he was making an expensive TVserial.But what makes it eminently watchable even as cinema are the two actors who play the lead roles.Sonya Jehan and Zulfikar Sayed have lived up to expectations.Here credit must be given to Akbar Khan who has taken this bold step of introducing new talent in lead roles.But the greatest credit Akbar deserves is for bringing back India'greatest composer the legendary Naushad.His music(both in the songs and the background music) is superb.I intend to see this movie again and again just because of its music.And that is why I have given it a 10.Naushad's earlier hits like Anmol Ghadi, Baiju Bawra, Mother India,Uran Khatola and Mughal-E-Azam(to name just a few) had twelve songs each. I wish Taj Mahal had the same number.If Akbar had done this TajMahal, with all its flaws, would have been the biggest hit of all times.Even now numbers like Ajnabi Thero Zara,Mumtaz Tujhe Dekha and ApniZulfen will carry Taj Mahal far.


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