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Shiraz: a Romance of India Rated U

Shiraz: a Romance of India

Dir. Franz Osten. India, 1928. 1h 46m. Starring Himansu Rai, Charu Roy, Seeta Devi, Enakashi Rama Rao, Maya Devi, Profulla Kumar.

A silent romantic epic about the romance between 17th-century Mughal ruler Shah Jahan and his queen which led to the creation of one of the world’s most iconic structures: the Taj Mahal. This new BFI restoration features a specially commissioned score by Grammy Award- winner Anoushka Shankar.

'There is endless warmth, skill and ambition behind this semi-fictional silent story’ ★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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