Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Ajit Rahul Dev, Danny Denzongpa,/Dolby 5.1/English Subtitles
Director: Santosh Sivan
Asoka traces the life of Emperor Asoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who ascended the throne of Magadha in the 3rd century BC. To extend the borders of his empire, Asoka waged one of the bloodest wars in history with neighboring kingdom of Kalinga, leaving it ravaged and devastated.
Confronted by the aftermath of his conquest in which hundreds of thousands lost their life to spreading the teachings of Buddhism across the world. This is a story based on legends. This film does not claim to be a complete historical account of Asoka's life but an attempt to follow his journey.