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Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005)

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The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vivek Oberoi ...
Kisna Singh
Isha Sharvani ...
Laxmi
Antonia Bernath ...
Katherine
Sushmita Sen ...
Naima Begum (Special appearance)
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Rukmani (Special appearance)
Polly Adams ...
Lady Katherine
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Peter Beckett
Caroline Langrishe ...
Jennifer Beckett
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Bhairon Singh
...
Jumman Miya
Vivek Mushran ...
Nandu
Yashpal Sharma ...
Shankar Singh
Shivaji Satam ...
Sriram
Vikram Gokhale ...
Dada Guru
Zarina Wahab ...
Shanta
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Storyline

The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, Kisna befriends and then shields a British girl Katherine, from an enraged mob of nationalists including Kisna's own uncle and brother. Katherine is the young daughter of a ruthless British collector. Kisna takes it upon himself to escort Katherine to the safety of the British High Commission in New Delhi, who will arrange for her to board a ship home. A tender attraction develops between Kisna and Katherine during the journey, a love story that is torn between 'Karma' (the noble deed) and 'Dharma' (the duty). Laxmi, the Indian girl Kisna is engaged to, forms the third point in an emotional triangle involving the Indo-British romantic pair. Written by Anwar

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Nothing survives forever... but love.

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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21 January 2005 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Kisna - Im Feuer der Liebe  »

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Kisna - a much awaited disappointment
28 January 2005 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

A wonderful tag line, a beautiful crew and a re-owned director - well the combination should have worked but it fails to do so. The story is very new to Hindi cinema although you tend to feel seeing glimpses from Titanic in the beginning. All mistakes that a director can make is been made in this movie. Even Vivekoberoi fails to shine in what i call a mess of a screenplay. Isha Sharvani - should have been in circus, apart from her dangling from ropes shes "made" to do nothing in the movie. A sweet surprise is Antonia Bernath, shes a natural actor-too bad KISNA turned out to be her debut in Indian Cinema.

A word on the stunts and action,I feel Indian cinema lacks a good stunt co-coordinator, the film makes a mockery of tense action scenes. in what is supposed to be a edge of seat experience it makes us to laugh at its silliness. perhaps we need to import stunt so-coordinators from holly hood instead of just heroins.

well to sum it up, The film is average


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