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Umrao Jaan

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:November 3, 2006
Running time:180 minutes
Cast:Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Suniel Shetty
Director:J.P. Dutta
Producer:J.P. Dutta
Writer:Muzzafar Ali
Distributor:Adlabs Films

Description: "Umrao Jaan" unveils the injustices faced by women and advocates their emancipation. Set in late 19th-century India, the film tells the story of Umrao Jaan, a courtesan and poetess who was kidnapped as a child and sold into the country's prevalent culture of courtesanship. Umrao becomes popular amongst Lucknow's elite, including a nawab, a childhood friend and a dacoit with whom she attempts an escape from her brothel.

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