Was Anarkali Real

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Wanted to get some views on this as after watching Mughal-e-Azam ( just watched it last night after some time ) its hard not to wonder if she was real or not

And the love both Jahangir and Anarkali shared with each other....




Anarkali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 

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Anarkali was real but story that she was burried in wall alive, that has several versions.
 

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ya there was also a rumour that Anarkali was actually Akbar's wife...
 


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nope she wasn't real nor was she Akbar's wife its just a legend, plus all the language that we see in the film is also a figment of the writers imagination..these are just commercial films they dont always reflect real history..another film on Mughal era by gowarikar showed Jodha Bai as wife of Akbar, the historical fact is that Jodha bai was the name of Jahangir's wife.
 

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when Jodha Akbar was released ...lot problem becz of that..as in the movie they showed jodha bai was Akbars wife..even in Mughal-e-Azam it was same...
 

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What?? Jodha Bai was mother of Jahangir.Why r u guys mixing things?
 


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^ its the films that have got u mixed up..a.s i said before these are not historical documentaries just commercial flicks to make money they may/may not contain the truth
 

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^ so quickly read up on wikipedia etc eh? now its not so startling...is it?...there was no wife of akbar called jodha bai...jodh or jodha is the same thing..some might call jodha as jodh.
 

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Her name as recorded in Mughal chronicles was Mariam-uz-Zamani. This is why the mosque of Mariyam Zamani Begum was constructed in Lahore, Pakistan, in her honour. She has been also referred to as Jodha Bai or Jodhabai.

The issue is that one community of Rajput is objecting to this.

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But great great grandson of Akbar says he has paintings of Jodha-Akbar

Tucy: Jodha Akbar were married