Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, India, 21 June 1963

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Runtime: 108 Minutes
  • Director: M. Sadiq
  • Awards: 1964: Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi, 1964: Filmfare Award for Best Music Director: Roshan, 1964: Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar for Jo Wada Kiya (nominated)

Story

Taj Mahal is a 1963 film based on the historical legend of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. As per the legend Shah Jahan created the Taj Mahal in fond remembrance and as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It was a commercial and critical hit, but is remembered most for its music.