1. Mughal-e-Azam

The film follows the love affair between Mughal Prince Salim and Anarkali, a court dancer. Salim’s father, Emperor Akbar, disapproves the relationship which leads to a war between father and son. The film was directed by K. Asif and produced by Shapoorji Pallonji. Starring Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, and Durga Khote.

  1. Jodhaa Akbar

The film centres on the romance between the Mughal Emperor Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar and the Rajput Princess Jodhaa Bai. The film was directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. It stars Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. Acclaimed composer A. R. Rahman composed the musical score.  

  1. Bajirao Mastani 

The movie is based on the Marathi novel Raau by the Nagnath S. Inamdar. The movie narrates the story of the Maratha Peshwa Bajirao which is between the 1700 – 1740 AD and his love affair with his second wife Mastani.  The movie was directed by the Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Kishore Lulla under the production house Bhansali Production Eros International. The movie features Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Tanvi Azmi in the lead.

  1. Aśoka 

It is a film about Emperor Asoka, of the Maurya dynasty, who ruled most of the Indian subcontinent in the 3rd century BCE. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Ajith Kumar, Danny Denzongpa and Hrishita Bhatt. The film was widely screened across the United Kingdom and North America and was also selected for screening at the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival, where it got positive responses.  

  1. Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story

The film is directed by Akbar Khan. The movie starred Kabir Bedi, Sonya Jehan, Manisha Koirala, Arbaaz Khan, Vaquar Shaikh and Pooja Batra in the title roles. The story begins with Shah Jahan, known as Prince Khurram (Zulfikar Sayed) when he is about 19 years old. Khurram was Emperor Jahangir’s (Arbaaz Ali) favourite son, whom Jahangir wanted to be the future Emperor of India, along with his wife Noor Jahan (Pooja Batra).