Release Date: September 25th, 2001
DVD Release Date: April 23rd, 2002
R|2 hr 38 min
In this biopic set before his rise to power, young Prince Asoka (Shahrukh Khan) works to perfect his skills in battle and also deals with family conflict. During a struggle with one of his step-brothers, his mother (Subhashini) urges Asoka to escape to stay alive. While away, Asoka meets Kaurwaki (Kareena Kapoor) and falls in love, but must use his skills as a warrior to protect her. A dangerous and heartbreaking web of conspiracy follows, which leads Asoka to embrace a Buddhist path.
Director: Santosh Sivan
Genres: Historical drama