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Asa Nu Maan Watna Da: In Search of Our Roots (2004)

Calgary-based businessman Kanwaljit Singh Tilon sends money home to his brother, Deep, to invest in some property. Now with his wife; son, Mehr; and medical-student daughter, Aman; he ... See full summary »

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Harbhajan Mann ...
Mehr Singh Tilon
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Palli
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Neeru
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Kanwaljit Singh Tilon
Deep Dhillon ...
Deep Singh Tilon
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Harbans Kaur Tilon
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Patwari (as Gurpreet Guggi)
Preet Cheema ...
Aman Kaur Tilon
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Santa Singh
Sukwinder Sukhi
Gurdeep Kaur Brar
Nirmaljeet Nijjar
Jagroop Shergill
Manav Vij
Dara Nagra
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Calgary-based businessman Kanwaljit Singh Tilon sends money home to his brother, Deep, to invest in some property. Now with his wife; son, Mehr; and medical-student daughter, Aman; he returns home to Kapurthala to live with Deep for a year. They are very well received by Deep and his wife, Harbans, with Mehr and Aman both finding life partners in the outspoken Palli and Dr. Balvinder. Things change dramatically after Kanwaljit announces that he will not be returning to Canada, and will reside there permanently. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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£12,718 (UK) (4 June 2004)
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Dubbed in Hindi as " Back To India". See more »

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Yaara Oh Dildaara Tenhu Chann Kahu Ki Tara
Lyrics by Babu Singh Mann
Composed by Jaidev Kumar
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Good Punjabi musical movie!
30 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Asa Nu Maan Watna Da revolves around Asians who return to their motherland after living abroad for most of their lives. Harbajan Maan in Asa Nu Maan Watna Da But this film poses many questions as to whether the migrants are really welcomed back to their own country. And once there, will they be able to get used to the people already living in their motherland. The film also explores their lives as they try to settle and adjust to the cultural values which they once left behind. The story also focuses on how two youngsters, raised from different backgrounds, come together and eventually fall in love. The female heroine in this Punjabi film But will their respective families agree to this union? Is unity possible? Asa Nu… has the answers. This film conveys a message - if a man should leave his homeland, he should never forget his family roots. Filmed in Canada and India, Asa Nu… is a family entertainer with strong emotions which will make you laugh and cry. The film has released in the UK on 14th May 2004.


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