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Jinnah (1998)

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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

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Shireen Shah ...
Fatima Jinnah
Robert Ashby ...
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Ruttie Jinnah
Sam Dastor ...
Yousuf Kamal ...
Liaquat Ali Khan (as Shakeel)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vaneeza Ahmad ...
Dina (Older)
Nafees Ahmed ...
Younger Dina
Roger Brierley ...
Judge
Rowena Cooper ...
Lady Willingdon
James Curran ...
Colonel Knowles
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Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation from the Muslim regime, infuriating Lord Mountbatten. Mountbatten then tries to enlist Gandhi & Nehru to persuade Jinnah to stop his efforts. Gandhi sides with Jinnah, which upsets Nehru. However, Jinnah turns down the offer to become prime minister and the film takes another slide back to 1916, which reveals all of the political implications that have occurred. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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He fought for justice, and made Pakistan.

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2 September 1998 (Canada)  »

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Mohammed Ali Jinnah  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Trevor Baxter is credited with playing Lord Ismay but it is impossible to spot Baxter in the film. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Jinnah visits Karachi after independence radiators of split air conditioners can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Jinnah: At this moment, the destiny of India lies in the hands of two men, and one of them is Gandhi.
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Referenced in Dare to Dream (1998) See more »

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Great movie about a GREAT MAN!
2 May 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The movie tells the story of the leader of PAKISTAN, the great QUAID E AZAM MOHAMMAD ALI JINNAH, and the creation of PAKISTAN.

A cinematic masterpiece, it brought tears to my eyes and effected me deeply.

This movie sets the record straight about THE GREAT JINNAH, after the biased potrayal of him in the movie "gandhi".


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