Umrao Jaan ( 2006 ) , Hindi
Synopsis: Amiran is a young girl living in Faizabad with her parents and brother. Dilawar Khan against whom her father had given evidence in court kidnaps her. Dilawar sells her to Khanum Jaan (Shabana Azmi) who runs a brothel in Lucknow. Amiran grows up to become a beautiful girl whose new name in the brothel is Umrao (Aishwarya Rai). She learns dancing and other cultural activities at her new abode. Umrao wins the hearts of her clients with her dances. One such customer, Nawab Sultan (Abhishek Bachchan), falls in love with her and visits her regularly, paying money to Khanum for the same. Umrao also loves him very much. However, Sultan�s father disapproves of the relationship and disowns Sultan. Rendered penniless, Sultan is shown the door by the money-minded Khanum. Meanwhile, Nawab Faiz Ali (Suneil Shetty) is enamoured by Umrao�s charm and tries to woo her. Although Umrao stands by her promise to Sultan to await his arrival, Faiz Ali poisons Sultan�s mind and tells him that Umrao has had physical relations with him for the lure of money. Sultan immediately disowns Umrao, leaving her heartbroken.