Haqeeqat (1964)

 |  Action, Musical, War
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A platoon of Indian soldiers encounters harsh realities while fighting in the Sino-Indian War of 1962.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Balraj Sahni ...
Major Ranjit Singh
Captain Bahadur Singh
Vijay Anand ...
Major Pratap Singh
Indrani Mukherjee ...
Ram Swarup's wife
Jayant ...
Brigadier Singh
Levy Aaron
Chand Usmani ...
Ram Singh's Girlfriend
Achala Sachdev ...
Badi Babhi (as Achla Sachdev)
Ruby Mayer ...
Angmo's Mother (as Sulochna Sr.)
Shaukat Azmi
Sudhir ...
Ram Singh
Wasi Khan


Set against the Sino-Indian War of 1962, the film's main plot concerns a small platoon of Indian soldiers in the hilly terrain of Ladakh who are considered dead but are rescued by Ladakhi tribesmen and by Capt. Bahadur Singh (Dharmendra). They are asked to retreat from their post (chowky) as the Chinese have surrounded them. Capt. Bahadur Singh and his girlfriend Almo (Priya Rajvansh) die holding the Chinese at Bay so that their comrades can retreat to safety. But even the retreating soldiers are heavily outnumbered and give up their lives for the country. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Aayi Ab Ke Saal Diwali
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Madan Mohan
Lyrics by Kaifi Azmi
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Best war movie
29 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Young Dharmendra at his best. Dharmendra looks so young and smart in army's uniform. Actors like Balraj Sahni and Vijay Anand are too good. Best was movie that Bollywood has produced. Content is based on China war, the difficulties that our army faced in the war are highlighted very well. Songs are amazing. Mohammad Rafi in Kar Chale hum , Mai ye, Hoke, sounds like an angel. Film seems to be shot at beautiful Laddakh. A silent love story goes parallel with the main plot. All the crew like Mac Mohan, Sudhir, as troops have done phenomenally well. There are very good performances from Jayant and Balraj Sahni as well. Black and white shot at Laddakh, army camps, jeeps, etc, strongly recommended. No way rated below 10 out of 10.

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