The ‘war of succession’ that took place among the four sons of Shah Jahan had
one novelty. While previously, wars were fought after the death of the emperor,
this war was fought when Shah Jahan was yet alive. All sons and daughters of
Shah Jahan participated in it. While the four sons Dara Shikoh, Shah Shuja,
Aurangzeb and Murad Baksh fought against each other, the sisters Jahanara and
Roshanara allied themselves with one or the other brother.
Through this theatre walk we will bring to you to the story of the Mughal power
of succession that changed the course of Indian history.