Film-work · Religion

Finding Pluralism in Akbar the Great (A Short Documentary)

Akbar the Great is an extraordinary figure in history. Who is he? What did he stand for and what can we learn from his legacy? These are some of the questions which are touched upon in this short documentary.

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“I have tears of pride, gratitude, and joy in my years. What a superb tribute to the idea and practice of harmony and peace – all of us named after him can bask in the glory of your film.” – Professor Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University

“I enjoyed the images and the commentary, but it was the music that entered my soul. I think the music of our region with the combined influences of Muslim and Hindu musical traditions reaches the divine in a way that nothing else can.”  – Bharti Kansara, Muslim American


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