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

 -  Drama | Romance  -  7 May 2004 (India)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harbhajan Mann ...
Mehr Singh Tilon
Kimi Verma ...
Palli
Neeru Bajwa ...
Neeru
Kanwaljit Singh ...
Kanwaljit Singh Tilon
Deep Dhillon ...
Deep Singh Tilon
Navneet Nishan ...
Harbans Kaur Tilon
Gurpreet Guggi ...
Patwari
Preet Cheema ...
Aman Kaur Tilon
Vivek Shaq ...
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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£137,533 (UK) (4 June 2004)
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Tera Mera Ki Rishta
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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