ALAM ARA (1931)

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Romantic drama centred the love between a prince and a gypsy girl. Set in a mythical kingdom against the background of an ageing king and his two rival wives, Navabahar and Dilbahar. Desperate to produce an heir, Dilbahar attempts to seduce Adil, an army chief, and then imprisons him when he rejects her advances. Adil's only daughter Alam Ara is given to gypsies to raise. Years later these nomads invade the kingdom, release Adil and Alam Ara ends up marrying the prince of the kingdom.

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