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Border (I) (1997)

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In 1971, along the border region of Longewala, a small battalion of Indian soldiers go up against a 2000-(armed) soldier Pakistani strike force.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Dharamvir's mother
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Major Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri
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Air Force Commander
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Captain Bhairav Singh (Raja)
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Lieutenant Dharamvir
Pooja Bhatt ...
Kanu
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Kuldeep's wife
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Bhagiram (Cook)
Sudesh Berry ...
Mathura Das (as Sudhesh Berry)
Puneet Issar ...
Rattan Singh
Sharbani Mukherji ...
Raja Bhairav Singh's wife (as Sharbani Mukherjee)
Sapna Bedi
Amrit Pal
Mahavir Bhullar
Sanjeeva
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The year is 1971 when the Pakistani Army is at war with the Indian Soldiers. The Indian battalion is posted in Longewala region in Punjab and are just 150 in number while the Pakistani Army consists of 2000 armed soldiers with tanks. This movie is a landmark in Hindi Cinema and watch how the drama unfolds and the Indian soldiers fight for the pride of their motherland. Commendable performances from Jackie Shroff, Sudesh Berry, Sunil Shetty and Sunny Deol and excellent acting by Akshay Khanna. Written by Kanhaiya Maheshwary

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Men At Their Best. War At Its Worst.

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Action | War

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INR 110,000,000 (estimated)
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This movie is based on the real life battle of Longewella from the 1971 IndoPak war. However, the Indian casualties during this incident amounted to no more than 2 soldiers and the movie thus exaggerates casualties for dramatic purposes. See more »

Quotes

Major Kuldeep Singh: Why are you vomiting? What is wrong with you? You don't win a war by giving your life, you win it by taking a life.
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Featured in Satya (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Humein Jab Se Mohabbat
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Performed by Sonu Nigam & Alka Yagnik
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20 April 1999 | by (Basingstoke England) – See all my reviews

A brilliant film, Definitely a milestone in Indian Film Industry...... Very well directed in actual locales ..... Brilliant acting by Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty and newcomer Akshaye Khanna.


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