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'Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical' to premiere in Kuala Lumpur

IANS  |  Mumbai 

"Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical", the hit stage show based on K. Asif's 1960 directorial, will premiere in next week.

It will be staged at the Istana Budaya also known as the in the Malaysian capital on August 10 and August 11, marking the second international tour of the musical extravaganza after

The musical will run for about two hours and twenty minutes each night at Istana Budaya. It is in Hindi but there will be two LED screens carrying Bahasa and English subtitles.

(MICE) Datuk Nabhesh Khanna, who has been instrumental in taking the musical to Kuala Lumpur, said in a statement: "We have worked very hard to bring the prestigious play to We approached the which in turn got the Malaysian Tourism, to be part of the cultural exchange project.

"As such, it is now a government-to-government project."

The musical's said the show's story has an universal appeal which transcends barriers of language and culture.

"It is a story of love that seems to connect with audiences everywhere. We are delighted that the play is travelling to as part of a cultural exchange between the two governments. It encourages artistes to work harder when governments support such work, Khan said.

"Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical" has live singing, intricately designed choreography, noteworthy performances, world-class production design and elaborate and elegant costumes by



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First Published: Sat, August 04 2018. 13:26 IST