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Title Asoka [(DVD) videorecording] / Arclightz & Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan.

Publication Info. [United States] : Distributed by First Look Home Entertainment, [2001]
©2001
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 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Foreign Films  HINDI ASO    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD)(150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Dolby stereo. or surround sound.
Language Hindi dialogue, English subtitles.
Note Title from disc surface.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: the making of "Asoka" featurette; theatrical trailer; scene selection; cast filmographies.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa, Ruhul Dev, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Gerson da'Cunha, Umesh Mehra, Subhashini, Suraj Balaje, Ajit Kumar.
Credits Director of photography, Santosh Sivan ; art director, Sabu Cyril ; editor, Sreekar Prasad ; music, Anu Malik ; costume designer, Anu Vardhan ... [et al.].
Audience MPAA rating: Rated R.
Summary Traces the life of Emperor Asoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who ascended the throne of Magadha in the 3rd century B.C. To extend the borders of his kingdom, he wages one of the bloodiest wars in history with the neighboring kingdom of Kalinga, leaving it ravaged and devastated. Confronted by the aftermath of his conquest, Asoka is overcome with remorse and renounces the path of war to dedicate his life to spreading the teachings of Buddhism.
Awards Filmfare Awards: 2002, Filmfare Award - Best Cinematography (Santosh Sivan).
Subject Aśoka, King of Magadha, active 259 B.C. -- Drama.
Hand-to-hand fighting -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Magadha (Kingdom) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Foreign films -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Local Subject FOREIGN FILMS, HINDI.
Subject Hindi language materials.
Genre Foreign films India.
Feature films.
Hindi language materials.
Added Author Sivan, Santosh.
Khan, Shah Rukh, 1965-
Kapoor, Kareena.
Denzongpa, Danny.
Dev, Ruhul.
ISBN 0941981932
Standard No. 687797954091
Music No. FLP-95409 First Look Home Entertainment
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