Sonu Sharma: What is Seriousness? Mughal-e-Azam

Hyderabad(Hyd): Sonu Sharma-a popular motivational speaker & Youtuber has equipped an article specially for the audience in a talk in Radisson Restaurant-Faridabad to clarify what’s ‘seriousness’. He demonstrated when a person is severe just how he builds seriousness.


He imparts an example of a bygone era movie “Mughal-e-Azam” whose director K. Asif has been popular for determination, powerful willpower, perseverance & stringent discipline.

Sharma states, he wants to show, when citizens becomes severe in executing their own work (5), they could take (2) their own work (5) to greater heights.

Mughal-e-Azam, a movie on the basis of Emperor Akbar & his own son Prince Saleem who has been in love with a slave lady has been being shot in Mumbai (Bombay). However tailors have been named from Delhi(DL) to stitch the costumes. Specialists have been took from Surat for embroidery.

Though these tradesmen have been available in Mumbai (Bombay) itself, they have been named from different cities. Because, K. Asif didn’t need to compromise with the work (5).

He wanted best workmen & specialists for his own movie to give it a real & grand look. Goldsmiths from Hyderabad(Hyd) made the jewelry. Kholapauri craftsmen designed the crowns worn by this Emperor & different nobles within the movie. Ironsmiths from Rajasthan(RJ) crafted the weapons. So, K. Asif came together the craftsmen from all over India(In) in 1 place—this is named a Severe Project.

Prithviraj Kapoor gave 19 shots for 1 scene

Prithviraj Kapoor had to give 19 shots for 1 scene, the 19th shot has been okayed by K. Asif. He inquired Prithviraj Kapoor to rise his own weight, (or) else, he’d have to give up his own character within the movie. Because, K. Asif wanted the image of Emperor Akbar on the silver screen. Prithviraj Kapoor has been a nice artist & a person of repute throughout those days. However Asif never cared. This is named ‘seriousness’.

The creating of the movie has been initiated in 1944 & has been declared in 1960. It taken 16 yrs. for 1 project. There has been no assure whether the movie would be a success. The limit of seriousness didn’t end here, the cost of 1 song ‘pyar kiya to darna kya’ has been stated to have costed as much as what would were incurred to make 1 movie throughout those days. This is named ‘seriousness’.

The song has been shot in tricolor, K. Asif wanted to picturize the full movie in tricolor, however the producer disagreed because of the high cost of the movie.

10 mln rupees for 1 song

The song shot in Sheesh Mahal [palace of glass] costed 10 mln rupees that has been a massive money throughout that time – ‘seriousness’.

This song pyar kia to darna kya has been written 101 times by this poet Shakeel Badayuni. For 1 hundred times it has been refused. In last, it has been agreed by this music director Naushad Ali when introduced for the 101st time – ‘seriousness’. He stated, ‘K. Asif is not comprising with the finest, neither going to I’.

Within the iconic battle within the movie between Akbar & Saleem, 2,000 camels & 4,000 horses & 8,000 army have been utilized & some of the warriors from that Indian troops have been borrowed – ‘seriousness’. K. Asif wasn’t prepared to compromise with anything less.

Within the movie, the Queen Jodha Bai has been witnessed swaying the cradle with Lord Krishna’s statue. Lord Krishna’s statue has been made up of pure gold to give a feeling of grandeur.

After the shooting, it has been ruled to melt far away the statue to recover the amount as Muslims & Hindus practise these days. However Naushad stated ‘no’, though he has been a Muslim, he taken the gold statue of Lord Krishna to his own house & swayed the cradle of Lord Krishna till his own last breath.

The song, ‘ay muhabbat zindabad’ has been a chorus in that 1 thousand singers have been assigned & 1 thousand mics have been kept ahead of them to create an echoing impact, as there has been no such sound engineering(engr.) technology throughout that time — this is named seriousness.

Sheesh Mahal

Sheesh Mahal taken 2 yrs. to build, the glass has been imported from Belgium. The movie has been declared in Maratha Mandir, the theater had a capability of 100 seats & 1 lakh citizens have been came together outdoor the theater, trying their own luck to watch the film. The print of the film has been rised on 4 elephants just to create a feel.

The movie director, K. Asif has been so bankrupted that he’d to borrow paan & cigarette.

The iron chains in that Madhubala has been entangled have been made of iron, utilized just to bring the sign of pain on the heroine’s face.

Sonu Sharma regards this work (5) of K. Asif as ‘seriousness’. He requests the audience whether they’re apartment this kinda seriousness in their own business? In case yes, afterwards the result would be nice, however it may take (2) considerable time & 1 must have perseverance, will-power & determination as K. Asif.