Among the costliest movies of its time, Mughal E Azam is the first magnum opus of Indian cinema. A story of love and justice, the movie depicts the tussle between a shrewd Emperor and his love-struck son. Emperor Akbar (Prithviraj Kapoor) celebrates the return of his son, Crown Prince Salim (Dilip Kumar) with a lot of pomp and fervour. Akbar's happiness though is short-lived as Salim indulges in a public affair with Anarkali (Madhubala), a courtesan. Things come to such a pass that Crown Prince Salim rebels and declares war against his father. Will Akbar, The Great, go to the extent of sacrificing his son for the sake of honour? Your favorite Bollywood movies summed up in 15 minutes.
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