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Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)

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Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Tara Singh
Ameesha Patel ...
Sakeena (as Amisha Patel)
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Ashraf Ali
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Shabana
Vivek Shaq ...
Darmiyaan Singh (as Vivek Shauq)
Utkarsh Sharma ...
Charanjeet
Suresh Oberoi ...
Taya
Madhumalti Kapoor ...
Tayee
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Gurdeep
Mushtaq Khan ...
Gul Khan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ishrat Ali
Usha Bachani
Rakesh Bedi ...
Vaidya
Abhay Bhargav
Dolly Bindra ...
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Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a son. The happy family, now living in Amritsar, gets the shock of their lives when Sakina learns that her father (Amrish Puri), whom she previously believed died in the riots back in Amritsar, is still alive after seeing his picture in a tattered, old newspaper. Upon contacting him, Sakina's father, now the mayor of Lahore in Pakistan, arranges for his daughter to arrive in Lahore to see him. Sakina leaves for Lahore minus Tara and her son, and upon reaching the city, learns of her father's plans for her - plans that include forcing Sakina to forget about her family and start life anew in Pakistan. Then begins an extraordinary journey which will lead Tara to cross the border into Pakistan to find his love Sakina. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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A saga of love during the Indo-Pak partition.

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Action | Drama | Romance

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15 June 2001 (India)  »

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Budget:

INR 185,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£36,396 (UK) (22 June 2001)

Gross:

£110,040 (UK) (22 June 2001)
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Kajol was the original choice for Amisha Patel's role. She had date issues. See more »

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The film shows various members of Sakeena's family singing Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) during pre-partition India (pre-1947). However, this song was first published in 1956. See more »

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Second biggest blockbuster after 'SHOLAY' till date in the history of Indian Cinema.
30 August 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Outstanding movie. Sunny Deol is completely unparallel and no other actor can play the role of Tara Singh except sunny.This movie is meant for Sunny and he proves it why he is called Action King of Bolywood.But other than action Gadar has solid plot of India-Pakistan Partition tale and a love story. Brilliant work by rest of the starcast too including Ameesha patel,Vivek Shauq,Lillete Dubey and above all Amrish Puri. And what to say about the massive craze of this movie outside cinema halls all over the India when it was released on 15th june 2001.No dabang or 3 idiots can come even near the shadow of Gadar's poularity.I still remember when i watched movie ,it was a housefull show in PARAS cinema,Kurukshetra even on the 50th day after the release and audience reaction whenever Sunny Deol uttered any dialogue,Absolutely matchless. Gadar is a landmark fim in the history of Indian cinema in terms of gross collection when adjusted to inflation. Yes It is superior to 3 idiots,ETT, Dabang etc.Its has footfalls of more than 4 crores, which is a record till date.


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