Aśoka(Movie, 2001)

Original title: "अशोक" (Hindi/HI)
| 2h 35min | Genres: History, Music, Romance / Love, War, Action
AśokaRating: 3.2/5 (with 5252 votes)
Aśoka is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language epic historical drama film directed and co-written by Santosh Sivan. It is a dramatised version of the early life of emperor Asoka, of the Maurya dynasty, who ruled most of South Asia in the 3rd century BCE. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Ajith Kumar (in his first and only Hindi film to date), Hrishita Bhatt, and Danny Denzongpa. It was produced by Khan, Juhi Chawla and Radhika Sangoi. The screenplay was written by Santosh Sivan and Saket Chaudhary and the dialogue by Abbas Tyrewala. It was originally released as Ashoka The Great in India. The film was widely screened across the United Kingdom and North America, and was also selected for screening at the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto Inter... ()
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Available languages: Hindi (Original)
Available subtitles: Arabic, German, English, Spanish, French
Duration: 2h 48min
Genres: Indian Movies / Hindi-Language Movies / Bollywood Movies / Action \x26 Adventure / International Action \x26 Adventure / Dramas / International Dramas / Romantic Dramas / Musicals / Romantic Movies
Keywords: directed by santosh sivan / starring danny denzongpa / starring kareena kapoor / starring shahrukh khan / sword \x26 sandal / ancient times / royalty / enduring love / bollywood / hindi movies \x26 tv / indian movies \x26 tv / history / hidden gems / critically acclaimed / romantic / action \x26 adventure / music \x26 musicals / international / dramas
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About Aśoka

A young Prince Asoka works to perfect his skills in battle and also deals with family conflict. During a struggle with one of his step-brothers, his mother urges Asoka to escape to stay alive. While away, Asoka meets Kaurwaki and falls in love, but must use his skills as a warrior to protect her. A dangerous and heartbreaking web of conspiracy follows, which leads Asoka to embrace a Buddhist path.

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Additional Information

Production country: India
Original language: Hindi (HI)
Spoken languages: Hindi (HI)
Translated into 10 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/13/2001
Narrator: Suresh Oberoi
Director: Santosh Sivan
Screenwriter: Santosh Sivan
Film Editor: A. Sreekar Prasad
Director of Photography: Santosh Sivan
Composer: Sandeep Chowta
Performer: Anu Malik
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Samrat Ashoka"
"Ashoka the Great"
Budget: 17,000,000 USD
Revenue: 19,000,000 USD (= 112%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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