Pakeezah took nearly 14 years to shoot because of a change in relationship between Meena Kumari and Kamal Amrohi the director from warm to worse and then back to a compromise. Meena Kumari and Kamal Amrohi were married when Pakeezah was first conceived.
The movie is silent, with no dialogue whatsoever, yet it deals with a complex and realistic plot.The film is notable for its inventive recasting of the silent film form. Though shot in color and featuring incidental noise, the film does not have any dialogues.
This is James Bond's 13th movie. The Fabergé egg in the film is real, it was stolen in 1897 and is called the Coronation Egg. The car that Bond used, a Rolls Royce called Phantom II, is still in the car collection of the Maharaja.