Video of the of 'Mughal-e-Azam' premiere went viral, Dilip Kumar-Madhubala's film craze was seen
'Mughal-E-Azam' is that film in the history of Hindi cinema, which is always remembered due to its dozens of merits. The video of the premiere of 'Mughal-e-Azam' went viral
'Mughal-E-Azam' is that film in the history of Hindi cinema, which is always remembered due to its dozens of merits. Today ( June 14 ) is its legendary filmmaker late K. Asif’s birth anniversary. It is difficult to believe, but it is 100% true that Asif was educated only till class VIII and came from a very poor background. It was Karimuddin Asif who produced the most expensive, grand and classic film of Indian cinema. The video of the premiere of 'Mughal-e-Azam' has gone viral some time back. Seeing this video, it can be guessed that how was the craze among the people for the film. Not only India but famous filmmakers from many countries of the world came to India to see the set of 'Mughal-e-Azam'.
K. Asif was not ready for any kind of compromise to bring the Aan, Baan and Shaan of the Mughal era on the screen so everything on the set was made with utmost sincerity in the same way as it used to be in the Mughal era. In other words, K. Asif did not bring any set but the entire Mughalia court in front of his eyes. People associated with the film and art world from countries like Italy, England, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Nepal and China came to see the set of 'Mughal-e-Azam' and were left astonished watching. Long queues of people gathered at the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai to watch the sets of 'Mughal-e-Azam'. This film was prepared at a cost of about 1.5 crores.
On the release of the film, the madness of the people was such that there was a huge crowd in the theaters for the tickets. Miles long queues of ticket seekers were being seen. The magic of the film had gone so much on the heads of the people that some people had stood up by laying a bed in the ticket queue. The premiere of 'Mughal-E-Azam', was attended by one and all celebrities from the cine world. The magic of stellar actors like Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Sahab, Madhubala was such that the audience could not take their eyes off the screen even for a moment. This is the reason that this film was made in the era of black and white became colorful with time and technology and even today the magic of this film has not been able to get off the mind of the people.