Umrao Jaan

Umrao Jaan

Umrao Jaan

Unveils the injustices faced by women and advocates their emancipation. Set in late 19th-century India, the film tells the story of Umrao Jaan (Aishwarya Rai), a famous courtesan and poetess who was kidnapped as a child and sold into the country's prevalent culture of courtesanship. Umrao becomes popular amongst Lucknow's elite, including a nawab, a childhood friend and a vagabond with whom she attempts an escape from her brothel.

2006188 minsIndiaHindi with English subtitles
Bollywood & Indian Cinema