Iconic Bollywood film ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ screenplay enters Oscars library to mark 60th anniversary


Team Udayavani, Aug 6, 2020, 5:12 PM IST

Indian cinema classic Mughal-e-Azam celebrates its 60th anniversary this week. Director K Asif’s son Akbar Asif  presented the screenplay of the film to the Oscars library in Hollywood

Akbar who is currently situated in UK, submitted the screenplay to the Academy, since he wanted to celebrate the film’s 60th anniversary. The iconic film had starred legends of Indian Cinema such as Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Madhubala.

He  made three versions of the screenplay, in Hindi, Roman text and an English language translation available at the prestigious film institution.

Akbar said that he hopes future generations can learn and get inspired by words from the greatest writing team ever assembled for a Hindi movie

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