Mughal E Azam
Mughal E Azam (2005)

The land of the sacred Ganga and the towering Himalayas has given the world some personalities whose ideals were resplendently as pure as the water of the Ganga and whose aims were lofty as the Himalayas. Four hundred and sixty two years… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: April 1, 2005
DVD Release Date: September 27, 2005
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Arwa Haider
Time Out

At over three hours, and an alleged 17 years in the making, this is an undeniably heavy-going concoction -- but the feast of intricate sounds and visuals make it one to savour.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An example of popular folk art at its most endearing, and while the film is filled with considerable grace, as a mass entertainment it has not an ounce of subtlety.

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Jaspreet Pandohar

Mughal-E-Azam's themes of love, loyalty and sacrifice remain as relevant as ever -- a true testament to director K Asif's vision and commitment.

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Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle

One of India's greatest feature films has been restored and colorized, giving a new generation of filmgoers a chance to see what all the fuss was about.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Rightly hailed as one of the treasures of Indian cinema, this mammoth historical melodrama established any number of standard Bollywood themes and scenarios.

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Even if it drags its feet at times, there's still the stunning production design to marvel at. Essential viewing for anyone with an interest in Indian cinema.

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Fred Camper
Chicago Reader

The conclusion has too many twists, and the pair of color segments, while stunningly opulent, make the black and white seem like a limitation.

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Michael Dequina

In this fully colorized version, K. Asif's already-spellbinding romance feels like it's finally, truly come into its own.

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Naman Ramachandran
Sight and Sound

Despite of all the grandeur, the film has a tender and delicate heart.

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Wahida K
There is something that confuses me about this Movie. I have seen the songs of this Movie in Black and White and in Color. I heard/read and was told that… More