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Amrapali (1966)

A victory over neighboring state Vaishai has always eluded Magadh Samrat Ajaatshatru despite being winning and taking control over all neighboring states. He attacks Vaishali only get ... See full summary »

Director:

Lekh Tandon

Writers:

Arjun Dev Rashk (dialogue), Omkar Sahib (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vyjayanthimala ... Amrapali
Sunil Dutt ... Magadh Samrat Ajaatha Shatru
Prem Nath ... Senpati Veer of Magadh
Bipin Gupta Bipin Gupta ... Vaishali's Samrat (as Bepin Gupta)
Gajanan Jagirdar ... Kulpati Mahanam (as Jagirdar)
Zul Vellani Zul Vellani
K.N. Singh ... Badbadhra Singh
Randhir
Keshav Rana ... Vayshali Soldier (as Keshav)
Madhavi ... Raj Nartaki (as Madhvi)
Bela Bose
Susheela Susheela ... (as Sushila)
Mridula Rani Mridula Rani ... Raj Mata (Ahjaaz Shatru's Mother) (as Mridula)
Ruby Mayer ... Vaishali's Empress (as Salochna Senior)
Panchotta Panchotta ... (as Panchotia)
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A victory over neighboring state Vaishai has always eluded Magadh Samrat Ajaatshatru despite being winning and taking control over all neighboring states. He attacks Vaishali only get defeated again. Wounded, lost and on the run, Ajaatshatru dons the guise of a Vaishali soldier and takes shelter with a woman named Amrapali and they fall in love with each other. Ajaatshatru finds an ally in Senapati Balbadhra Singh and both start a plot to gain control of Vaishali. Vaishali Samrat comes to know about Ajaatshatru and Amrapali's liaison with him, he sentences her with a death penalty. Ajaatshatru is enraged at this, he gathers together his armies and storms the unsuspecting Vaishali and virtually burns the city down, killing almost everyone in it. This accomplished, he rushes to free his beloved from the dungeons. He does set her free but it is not the same Amrapali; this Amrapali is quite different. She is not at all thrilled to be in the presence of her conqueror lover. She teaches him... Written by Vinod Arya

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Genres:

Musical | Fantasy

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Trivia

Vyijentimala had concentrated very much on her dances, as the film was not received properly, she was felt very let down and got very dissapointed and she told Saroj Khan that everything went wasted. After this film she stopped concentrating much on her perfomance in other films. See more »

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Edited into Om Shanti Om (2007) See more »

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Great movie
26 August 2018 | by kumarrajeshoutboxSee all my reviews

Life of Amrapali beautifully told. Vaijyantimala looks like real Amrapali , mindblowing dances and great body language . Music is extraordinary and Lata Mangeshkar's songs are amazing. It was a great experience to watch this movie.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

11 September 1966 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

I floga ton Indion See more »

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Production Co:

Eagle Films See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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