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Asoka (2001)

Film NameAsoka
Film Caption/Tag LineOnly the dead have seen the end of war.
Release Date26 Oct 2001
GenreAction,Drama,History
Running Time169

Cast

Actor NameCharacter Name
Shah Rukh KhanAsoka
Kareena KapoorKaurwaki
Johnny LeverMagadha soldier
Rahul DevBheema
Darshan KumarKalinga senate member
Vijay KumarWise Man in the Forest
Danny DenzongpaVirat
Hrishitaa BhattDevi
Shweta MenonNandaneshwari
AjithSusima (as Ajit Kumar)
NissarFarmer
Shilpa MehtaQueen (Susima's mother)
Mithilesh ChaturvediKalinga minister
Suresh MenonMagadha soldier
Raghuvir YadavMagadha soldier
Anu AnsariKaruwaki's Dupe
Bomie E. DotiwalaDevi's Father
Chetan MotiwallaAnnouncer
Gerson Da CunhaKing Bindusara (as Gerson da' Cunha)
Suhas JoshiKalinga senate member
Subhashini AliDharma
Umesh MehraEmperor Chadragupta
Sooraj BalajiPrince Aryan
Rajlaxmi R. RoyBar Girl (Aa Tayar Ho Ja)
Gayatri JayaramanGypsy Dancer (Raat Ka Nasha)
Sabir MasaniGiri (as Shabir Masani)
Vineet SharmaSugatra
Vivek SharmaSugidha
Usha JejraniNanny
N. Shyam SunderRadhagupta
C.L. GurnaniPandit
P. Mantu MohapatraKalinga minister's goon
Vasant G. ThateKalinga senate member
Manoj LalwaniKalinga Senate Member
Mehmood KhanKalinga senate member
Yash KumarKalinga senate member
Yogi SinghKalinga senate member
Madhu VarshittVitasoka
Karan DewaniYoung Asoka
Jitendra ShriamaliMilkman
ShampaMilkman's Wife
Monica KaleFlower girl
Jeetendra ShastriFarmer
Yogesh SharmaFarmer
Arun SinghFarmer
Rajendra MehraVillage head
Master HardikArya's Dupe
Anjan GhoshMagadh general
Arvind IyerAssasin in the river
Ashok MaparaEnunch Assassin
Samir SarkarMessenger
Milind VerekerThug
BalakrishnaArya's Father
S. KrishnaThug
Sanghamitra JenaArya's mother
BuntyGroom
Col. Suresh RegeGroom's Father (as Col. Suresh Rege)
BahadurBuddhist Monk
MangilalArya's Caretaker
Suresh OberoiVoice-over
Ajith KumarSusima
BalakrishanaArya's father
Suraj BalajeArya
Rajlaxmi K. RoyBar Girl (Aa Tayar Ho Ja)

Crew

NameRole
Shah Rukh KhanProducer
Manish MalhotraCostume
Abbas TyrewalaDialogue
Writer
Farah KhanChoreography
Geeta KapoorChoreography
GulzarLyrics
Juhi ChawlaProducer
Anu MalikMusic Director
Dwarak WarrierSound
Santosh SivanCinematoraphy
Director
Screenplay
Writer
Saket ChaudharyWriter
Sandeep ChowtaCrew
Background Music
Music Director
AbhijeetCrew
BrindaChoreography
Anand BakshiLyrics
Sreekar PrasadEditor
HR EnterprisesPublicity

Songs

SongSingerMusic DirectorChoreography
Aa Tayar HojaSunidhi ChauhanAnu Malik
Asoka ThemeSandeep Chowta
O Re KanchiShaanAnu Malik
Raat Ka NashaAbhijeet
Chitra
Anu Malik
Roshni SeAbhijeetAnu Malik
San SananaHema SardesaiAnu Malik

Awards

Year/DateAwardCategoryName
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest CinematographySantosh Sivan
2002Filmfare AwardsBest CinematographySantosh Sivan

Nominations

Year/DateAwardCategoryName
2002Filmfare AwardsBest Playback Singer FemaleAlka Yagnik
2002Filmfare AwardsBest FilmSantosh Sivan
2002Filmfare AwardsBest DirectorSantosh Sivan
2002Filmfare AwardsBest ActressKareena Kapoor
2002Screen Weekly AwardsMost Promising Female NewcomerHrishitaa Bhatt
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Playback Singer FemaleAlka Yagnik
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest LyricsAnand Bakshi
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest CinematographySantosh Sivan
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Background ScoreSandeep Chowta
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest ActionShyam Kaushal
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest VillainAjith
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest VillainAjith Kumar
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Playback Singer MaleAbhijeet
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Playback Singer FemaleK.S. Chitra
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Music DirectorAnu Malik
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest LyricistGulzar
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest FilmShah Rukh Khan
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest FilmJuhi Chawla
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Debut FemaleHrishitaa Bhatt

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