"Umrao Jaan Ada" is based on classic novel by Mirza Hadi Ruswa published in 1899. This is a story of a real life courtesan and poetess as recounted by her to the author. Based in 19th century Lucknow, it is considered the first Urdu novel by many.
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This is the story of a courtesan who goes through the different stages of her life and finally makes a futile search for her parents. Kidnapped by the village baddie during her childhood and sold to the ladies at the kotha, the innocent Ameeran (Umrao) grows up to love and admire the power she possesses to control menís heart with her beautiful voice and mesmerizing dances. A story of the loss of innocence, as a child turns into a woman and then a courtesan.
Cast & Credit
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Sudeepa Singh, Usha Bachani, Mahru Shaikh, Vipul Roy, Sharanjeet Singh, Snigdha Srivastava, Shankar Mishra, Zubeda Varma, Ram Awana, Kuldeep Singh.