Muqaddar Ka Sikandar - is a 1978 Indian Hindi film. Produced and directed by Prakash Mehra, it stars Amitabh Bachchan in his third out of six (actually it was 5th of 9) films with Prakash Mehra to date. The films also stars Vinod Khanna, Raakhee Gulzar, Rekha and Amjad Khan. The film was the top grossing hit of 1978, becoming a blockbuster. It placed in the top three grossing hits for the entire 1970s decade. Although, it was nominated for several major Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, it failed to win in any category. It was remade into the Telugu film Prema Tarangalu (1980).
The Soundtrack was composed by the duo of the brothers Kalyanji Anandji, with the lyrics by Anjaan
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The film's music was provided by Khayyam, with lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar and two songs by Nida Fazli who walked into the project when Akhtar died. Some songs were sung by Lata Mangeshkar, including classics like, Aye Dil-e Nadaan.
The film is based on the life of Razia Sultan (1205–1240), the only female Sultan of Delhi (1236–1240) and her speculated love affair with the Abyssinian slave Jamal-ud-Din Yakut.
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