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Noor Jehan (1967)

  • Release Date1967
  • GenreRomance, Drama, History
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time136 min
  • Length4780.17 meters
  • Number of Reels17
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number52501
  • Shooting LocationFilmstan-Filmalaya & Guru Dutt Studios

When Akbar the Great learns that his beloved son Salim had turned a rebel he was shocked. Akbar decided to crush the rebellion and the whole nation was grieved. Emotion and Duty crossed swords. Akbar’s Prestige, Mother’s love and Grandmother’s affection battled with the Sublime love of Salim.

Love blossomed stealthily in the libed of Salim and Mehroonisa. And as the time passed on it knew no bounds. For Salim and Mehroonisa, love was a many splendoured thing.

But the world is more cruel than one can think of. And the cruel hands of courtiers created a wide gap between the lovers.

Salim was sent to Gujerat to suppress the rebellion of Pathans. Mehroonisa was married to Sher Afghan.

But it did not end there, Sher Afghan dreamt of an Empire. Salim ruled wisely but loved madly. Sher Afghan met the fate of many a over-ambitious generals. He was Killed.

Mehroonisa accused Jehangir, the apostle of justice, for this ghastly deed. The apostle of justice had to face the trial.

And the justice was done!

It was the Justice of Jehangir, it was the justice of God. You will love to see the marvelous love legend on the Silver Screen.

(From the official press booklet)