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Umrao Jaan
03 Nov 2006         drama
In Faizabad, British India, Daroga Dilawar is sentenced to several years in prison after Amiran's dad testifies against him. After his discharge around 1840, he extracts his vengeance by abducting Amiran and selling to a brothel madam. It is here Amiran will be re-named Umrao Jaan. Years later, Umrao has grown up and is an accomplished poetess as w
J.P. Dutta's adaption of the Urdu novel "Umrao Jan Ada" by Mirza Haadi Ruswa (1905).
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Umrao Jaan

Fdmk1pzxhe97ystwnkv4sefg2jg ell as dancer extraordinary. She has many patrons, chief amongst them are Nawab Sultan and his father. The young Nawab is smitten by Umrao's beauty and her poems, but is finally forced to marry a girl of his mother's choice, leaving behind a heart-broken and devastated Umrao, who seeks solace in the arms of Faiz Ali and finally elopes with him, only to find out that he is a wanted bandit, and is shot down and killed by guards. Umrao re-locates to Lucknow where she establishes herself as a Poet and dancer, but is hunted down by brothel-keepers... Director:
J.P. Dutta
Writers: Stars:
Abhishek Bachchan,
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,
Shabana Azmi,
Sunil Shetty,
Divya Dutta,
Himani Shivpuri,
Kulbhushan Kharbanda,
Ayesha Jhulka,
Parikshat Sahni,
Vishwajeet Pradhan,
Javed Khan,
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