Prince Ashoke (Shahrukh Khan), heir to the Magadha Kingdom, bowing to his mother's (Shilpa Mehta) demand forsakes his princely status and goes to live in the wild for awhile. There he meets and falls in love with Kaurwaki (Kareena Kapoor). He identifies himself as Pawan, not wanting to disclose his identity yet. Ashoke has to return to Magadha, but when he returns to find and wed Kaurwaki, he is told by Bheema (Rahul Dev) that Kaurwaki and her brother Arya have been killed. Devastated Ashoke returns home. On the way home he is attacked and Devi (Hrishitaa Bhatt), of the Buddhist faith rescues him and tends to him till he gets well. As a result, Devi's marriage to her groom is cancelled. Ashoke weds her and brings her to Magadha, only to be told by his father that since Devi is not of the same race as he, she cannot be welcomed. Ashoke leaves with Devi and lives in Ujjaini. Soon Devi gets pregnant...
Kareena Kapoor, Shahrukh Khan, Hrishita Bhatt, more..
Santosh Sivan
Release Date
Fri Oct, 26 2001

Cast Overview

Kareena Kapoor
... Kaurwaki
Shahrukh Khan
... Asoka
Hrishita Bhatt
... Devi
Danny Denzongpa
... Virat
Rahul Dev
... Bheema

Crew Overview

Juhi Chawla
... Producer
Shahrukh Khan
... Producer
Sandeep Chowta
... Background Music
Geeta Kapoor
... Choreographers
Farah Khan
... Choreographers