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...
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Nasir Hussein in those time, as script writer was working with S.Mukherjee and he wrote for Anarkali before becoming director with Tumsa Nahin Dekha. See more
Version of Anarkali
Jaag Dard-E-Ishq Jaag
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
& Hemanta Mukherjee
Music composed by C. Ramchandra
Lyrics by Rajendra Krishan See more