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Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)

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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Tara Singh
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Ashraf Ali
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Shabana
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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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INR 185,000,000 (estimated)

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£36,396 (UK) (22 June 2001)
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Trivia

Govinda was the first choice for Sunny Deol's role. But after Maharaja flopped, Anil Sharma changed his mind. See more »

Goofs

in the train chase scene near the end of the movie, the helicopter which is shown of the Pakistan army was not produced until the early 1970s. See more »

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Referenced in Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002) See more »

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Amazing, cheesy at times
16 December 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I am a total sucker for movies like these. Absolutely phenomenal, with the right amount of comedy and emotions. The movie not only shows brief history about what exactly occurred, but also has an element of romance and love. Sunny Deoul is one of my favorite actors, and he is pretty good in this movie. One of the reason I watched this movie was because I was very interested about the history behind the separation of Pakistan from India. Although I will need to watch some documentaries to get an accurate picture, this movie showed the brutalities and struggles that occurred. In conclusion, if you like romantic films (as all bollywood movies are), this is a great movie. I would also recommend watching kabhi khushi kabhi gum.


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