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Asoka

(2001)

Director:

Santosh Sivan

Stars:

Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa

Asoka (Tamil: அசோகா) is a Tamil dubbed Action film which is Directed by Santosh Sivan performed by Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa on 26 October 2001.

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    The film chronicles the early part of the life of Emperor Asoka. It begins with his career as a General in Taxila (modern-day Pakistan) and ends with the bloody conquest of the Kalinga country (modern day Odisha State)

    Emperor Chandragupta Maurya, grandfather of Asoka, of the Maurya empire, has decided to embrace Jainism and abdicate the throne of the empire in favour of his son Bindusara. But his grandson, Prince Asoka, claims his sword. The old emperor explains that this sword is evil and the sword demands blood and destruction.

    Also Known As:

    Ashoka the Great

    Release Date:

    26 October 2001

    Writers:

    Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan

    Production Co:

    Arclightz and Films Pvt. Ltd., Dreamz Unlimited

    Budget:

    ₹12.50 crores

    Box Office:

    $702,777