Seniors’ Free Matinee: The Mogul
An epic, romantic drama set during the 16th-century Mughal Empire, this follows a love affair between a prince and dancer.
Dir K Asif
With Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, Durga Khote
197min + brief interval
English subtitles, Urdu with EST
This gloriously romantic film, set in the 16th century during the Mughal Empire, follows a love affair between Prince Salim and dancer Anarkali, which incites the King’s anger and sparks a war between father and son. The film’s gorgeous soundtrack, inspired by Indian classical and folk music, is often cited as one of the finest in Bollywood history.
Free for over-60s (booking by phone or in person only), otherwise normal matinee price.
See our Seniors’ matinee of Singin’ in the Rain + intro.