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Umrao Jaan


  1. "Umrao Jaan" is a 1981 Bollywood film, directed by Muzaffar Ali. It is based on the Urdu novel Umrao Jaan Ada, written by Mirza Hadi Ruswa based on the famous Lucknow courtesan. The film starred Bollywood actress Rekha and Farooq Shaikh as leads.
  2. "Umrao Jaan" is a Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead roles. The film is directed by J. P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.


Umrao Jaan is a fictional character from the 2006 film Umrao Jaan.


"Umrao Jaan" is the soundtrack album of the 2006 film.

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Google previewBollywood (2002)

Popular Indian Cinema by Lalit Mohan Joshi

Umrao Jaan is a complete cinematic experience for film buffs. Excellent imagery, poetry, ghazals and soulful music envelop Umrao 's tender emotions in a bundle of exquisite beauty and rhythm. It was a rare commercial and artistic success. Celebrating Teenage Love Seeking legitimacy for love unfettered by considerations ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Umrao Jaan returned to now rarely attempted ( except in TV) genre of courtly melodrama set under Muslim rule. Worked with political themes withSubhashini Ali, aKanpur-based trade unionist and one-time CPI(M) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Bollywood–Film Actresses (2014)

by Renu Saran

Koshish, Umrao Jaan, Mirch Masala andMohan Joshi Hazir Ho! Film Khoobsoorat couldnot have been as khoobsoorat (beautiful) and a bighitasitwas withoutMrs. Nirmala Gupta(DinaPathak). Oneofthe most powerful mothers on screen, Dina.

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