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The Resource Āsoka, Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan, (videorecording)

Āsoka, Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan, (videorecording)

Label
Āsoka
Title
Āsoka
Statement of responsibility
Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • hin
  • eng
  • hin
Summary
Traces the life of Emperor Āsoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who assended the throne of Magadha in the 3rd century B.C. To extend the borders of his kingdom, he wages one of the bloodiest wars in history with the neighboring kingdom of Kalinga, leaving it ravaged and devastated. Confronted by the aftermath of his conquest, Āsoka is overcome with remorse and renounces the path of war to dedicate his life to spreading the teachings of Buddhism
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Awards note
Filmfare Awards: 2002, Filmfare Award - Best Cinematography (Santosh Sivan).
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Santosh Sivan ; art director, Sabu Cyril ; editor, Sreekar Prasad ; music, Anu Malik ; costume designer, Anu Vardhan ... [et al.]
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated; however, viewer discretion is advised
Language note
Hindi dialogue, English subtitles
PerformerNote
Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa, Ruhul Dev, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Gerson da'Cunha, Umesh Mehra, Subhashini, Suraj Balaje, Ajit Kumar
Runtime
169
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Āsoka, Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: the making of "Āsoka" featurette; theatrical trailer; scene selection; cast filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
zmeld1 b4893730
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version; Director's cut
Extent
1 videodisc (169 min.)
Isbn
9780941981934
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
687797954091
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLP-95409
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) a6776
System details
DVD, Dolby stereo., surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Āsoka, Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: the making of "Āsoka" featurette; theatrical trailer; scene selection; cast filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
zmeld1 b4893730
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version; Director's cut
Extent
1 videodisc (169 min.)
Isbn
9780941981934
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
687797954091
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLP-95409
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) a6776
System details
DVD, Dolby stereo., surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc

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