Bollywood Films That Must Be Seen By Western Audiences

Mughal-E-Azam (1961)

With an impressive Rotten Tomatoes score of 91%, Mughal-E-Azam is a must-see for fans of historical cinema. The 1961 epic film tells the story of Prince Salim in the 17th Century. The prince wages a war with his father, Emperor Akbar, so that he can marry a dancer.

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Mughal-E-Azam is a Bollywood film praised for its stage performances and intricate costume designs. At the time, it was Bollywood’s most expensive film ever made but made ten times its money back at the box office.

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