Coverart for item
The Resource Asoka, Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan, (DVD)

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

Label
Asoka
Title
Asoka
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
Summary
Traces the life of Emperor Asoka, 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, Asoka 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).
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.]
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated; however, viewer discretion is advised
PerformerNote
Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa, Ruhul Dev, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Gerson da'Cunha, Umesh Mehra, Subhashini, Suraj Balaje, Ajit Kumar
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chaudhary, Saket
  • Sivan, Santosh
  • Khan, Shah Rukh
  • Kapoor, Kareena
  • Denzongpa, Danny
  • Dev, Ruhul
  • Bhatt, Hrishitaa
  • da'Cunha, Gerson
  • Mehra, Umesh
  • Subhashini
  • Balaje, Suraj
  • Kumar, Ajit
  • Cyril, Sabu
  • Prasad, Sreekar
  • Malik, Annu
  • Vardhan, Anu
  • Archlightz (Firm)
  • FilmS (Firm)
  • First Look Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
169
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asoka
  • Hand-to-hand fighting
  • Feature films
  • Foreign films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Motion pictures, Hindi
  • Magadha (Kingdom)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Asoka, Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: the making of "Asoka" featurette; theatrical trailer; scene selection; cast filmographies
  • Hindi dialogue, English subtitles
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
tlc00589196
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 physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLP-95409
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780941981934
  • 1138596
  • (Sirsi) 1138596
System details
DVD, Dolby stereo., surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Asoka, Arclightz and Films presents a Santosh Sivan picture ; screenplay writer, Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan ; director, Santosh Sivan, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: the making of "Asoka" featurette; theatrical trailer; scene selection; cast filmographies
  • Hindi dialogue, English subtitles
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
tlc00589196
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 physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLP-95409
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780941981934
  • 1138596
  • (Sirsi) 1138596
System details
DVD, Dolby stereo., surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc

Library Locations

    • Garnerville – Main BranchBorrow it
      10 WEST RAMAPO RD, GARNERVILLE, NY, 10923, US
      41.201064 -74.005411

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...