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Scorching Winds (1974)

Garm Hava (original title)
In post-partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Balraj Sahni ...
Salim Mirza
A.K. Hangal
Gita Siddharth ...
Amina (as Gita)
Jamal Hashmi ...
Kazim
Yunus Parvez ...
Fakruddin
Jalal Agha ...
Shamshad
Shaukat Azmi ...
(as Shaukat Kaifi)
Vikas Anand
Farooq Shaikh ...
Sikandar (as Farooque Shaikh)
Rajendra Raghuvanshi
Abu Siwani
C.M. Nagar
Shanta Agarwal
Ramma Bans
Rajan Verma ...
(as Raj Verma)
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In post-partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.

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Every pain of mine, I hid even from myself

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A Masterpiece.......
23 March 2012 | by (india) – See all my reviews

All in all a genuine presentation of a sensitive social issue! right from the director upto the actors have done exceptional justice to characters and the plot. A must watch i'd like to say...in order to understand the sociological effect of the Partition in its true sense. in fact the difference of principles between the two characters - Halim and Salim Mirza reveals much about the contemporary ideological flow. Again a huge chunk of kudos goes to the director Mr. Sathyu for his superb plot treatment esp. the elements of humor (in the form of dialogues of granny which also acts as sarcastic material) that he has blended up with the overall sensitiveness of the plot talks about his strategic acumen!!


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