Āsoka
(DVD R-rated)

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Format
DVD R-rated
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
hin

Notes

General Note
Title from disc surface.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
General Note
Special features: the making of "Āsoka" featurette; theatrical trailer; scene selection; cast filmographies.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Santosh Sivan ; art director, Sabu Cyril ; editor, Sreekar Prasad ; music, Anu Malik ; costume designer, Anu Vardhan ... [et al.]
Participants/Performers
Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa, Ruhul Dev, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Gerson da'Cunha, Umesh Mehra, Subhashini, Suraj Balaje, Ajit Kumar.
Description
Traces the life of Emperor Āsoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who assended 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, Āsoka is overcome with remorse and renounces the path of war to dedicate his life to spreading the teachings of Buddhism.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated R.
System Details
DVD, Dolby stereo., surround sound.
Language
Hindi dialogue, English subtitles.
Awards
Filmfare Awards: 2002, Filmfare Award - Best Cinematography (Santosh Sivan)

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Chaudhary, S., Sivan, S., Khan, S. R., Kapoor, K., Denzongpa, D., Dev, R., Bhatt, H., Da'Cunha, G., Mehra, U., Subhashini., Balaje, S., Kumar, A., Cyril, S., Prasad, S., Malik, A., & Vardhan, A. (2001). Āsoka . Digital Cinema interactive.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Saket. Chaudhary et al.. 2001. Āsoka. New York: Digital Cinema interactive.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Saket. Chaudhary et al.. Āsoka New York: Digital Cinema interactive, 2001.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Chaudhary, Saket., et al. Āsoka Digital Cinema interactive, 2001.

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