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Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vivek Oberoi ...
Kisna Singh
Isha Sharvani ...
Laxmi
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Katherine
Sushmita Sen ...
Naima Begum (Special appearance)
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Rukmani (Special appearance)
Polly Adams ...
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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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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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british | india | love | karma | 1930s | See All (65) »

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Nothing survives forever... but love.

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Release Date:

21 January 2005 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Kisna - Im Feuer der Liebe  »

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Before Vivek Oberoi, The film was offered to Shahrukh Khan, Akshaye Khanna and Hrithik Roshan. See more »

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Mental Torture
22 January 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the worst Hindi movies I've ever seen and nobody in their sane mind would like this flick. It is very sad to see a crass movie like this marketed with the " this is what India really is" tag.

The camera work is strictly okay and the dialog is oh so predictable. Sub standard acting, unnecessary dance scenes, and a very bad plot line makes Kisna a serious waste of time and money.Amrish Puri ( R.I.P.),sad to say is below par as one of the negative characters. On the flip-side Om Puri and Sushmita Sen are the only good things to happen to the movie albeit for a short time span. bottom line : listen to the audio CD( its a few notches higher )and skip the flick.


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