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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 ...
Kamu (Kamla
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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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INR 110,000,000 (estimated)
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The highest-grossing Bollywood film of 1997. See more »

Quotes

Major Kuldeep Singh: [laughs madly]
Dharamvir: May I ask you a question, Sir? There must be some difference between madness and patriotism?
Major Kuldeep Singh: Dharamvir, what you call madness comes from faith. And I have full faith that God is with me, not with the enemy.
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Mere Dushman Mere Bhai
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Performed by Hariharan & Chorus
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Superb personalization of war
19 February 1999 | by (Bethesda, MD, USA) – See all my reviews

Rarely has an Indian movie depicted the personal traumas that confront soldiers and their families. Border scores 10/10. The last song Mere Dushman Mere Bhai was touching.

Shows that all the bitter fighting between India and Pakistan is such a gross waste. It is a case of brother vs brother, and will have no winners in the end.


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