Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1984  
6 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Pigott-Smith, Geraldine James, Wendy Morgan
Sisters of War (TV Movie 2010)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The lives of two Australian women, Lorna Whyte, an army nurse, and Sister Berenice Twohill, a Catholic nun, from New South Wales during World War II.

Director: Brendan Maher
Stars: Claire van der Boom, Sarah Snook, Khan Chittenden
Airwolf (TV Movie 1984)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A scientist who has created a super helicopter has defected to Libya and taken the machine with him. A secretive government agency hires an ex-Vietnam War pilot to go to Libya, steal the chopper and bring it back.

Director: Donald P. Bellisario
Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Ernest Borgnine, Alex Cord
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.

Director: Julian Jarrold
Stars: Matthew Goode, Patrick Malahide, Hayley Atwell
Funny Girl (1968)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.

Director: William Wyler
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford
Roots (1977)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.

Director: David Lean
Stars: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

While on an African expedition with her father, Jane Parker meets Tarzan, and the two become fascinated by each other.

Director: John Derek
Stars: Bo Derek, Richard Harris, Miles O'Keeffe
Drama

An epic tale of an Englishman brought up as a Hindu during the time the British ruled India.

Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...  Ash 3 episodes, 1984
...  Anjuli 3 episodes, 1984
...  Kaka-ji Rao 3 episodes, 1984
...  The Commandant 3 episodes, 1984
...  The Rana of Bhithor 3 episodes, 1984
...  Biju Ram 3 episodes, 1984
...  Shushila 3 episodes, 1984
...  Koda Dad 3 episodes, 1984
Shayur Mehta ...  Prince Jhoti 3 episodes, 1984
...  Mulraj 3 episodes, 1984
...  Wally 2 episodes, 1984
...  Cavagnari 2 episodes, 1984
...  Mrs. Viccary 2 episodes, 1984
Felicity Dean ...  Belinda Harlowe 2 episodes, 1984
...  The General 2 episodes, 1984
...  Mrs. Chiverton 2 episodes, 1984
...  Crimpley 2 episodes, 1984
...  George Garforth 2 episodes, 1984
...  Squadron Commander 2 episodes, 1984
...  Kelly 2 episodes, 1984
Rupert Frazer ...  Wigram Battye 2 episodes, 1984
...  Commissioner 2 episodes, 1984
...  Gul Baz / ... 2 episodes, 1984
...  Porson 2 episodes, 1984
...  Zarin 2 episodes, 1984
Michael Malnick ...  Podmore-Smythe 2 episodes, 1984
...  Mrs. Harlowe 2 episodes, 1984
...  Chiverton 2 episodes, 1984
Jeremy Sinden ...  Raikes 2 episodes, 1984
James Snell ...  Ponsonby 2 episodes, 1984
...  Diwan 2 episodes, 1984
...  Gobind Dass 2 episodes, 1984
Ravi Behl ...  Prince Nandu 2 episodes, 1984
Master Ravi ...  Prince Lalji 2 episodes, 1984
Rama Vij ...  Geeta 2 episodes, 1984
Bharati Devi ...  Unpora Bai 2 episodes, 1984
Bhushan Tiwari ...  Manilal 2 episodes, 1984
Praveen Paul ...  Promila Devi 2 episodes, 1984
Jonie Sethi ...  Sita 2 episodes, 1984
Ajit Singh ...  Awal Shah 2 episodes, 1984
...  Afzal 2 episodes, 1984
Soltan Lalani ...  Mr. Singh 2 episodes, 1984
Jay Devi ...  Dilasah Khan 2 episodes, 1984
Ojah Maharaj ...  Senior NCO 2 episodes, 1984
Kamran ...  Head Mullah 2 episodes, 1984
Iqbal Jamal ...  Tally Clerk 2 episodes, 1984
...  Jemadar Jewand Singh 2 episodes, 1984
Gaul Hassan ...  Daud Shah 2 episodes, 1984
Colonel Kappor ...  Head Tribesman 2 episodes, 1984
Tony Jordan ...  Ash aged 11 2 episodes, 1984
Dilip Singh ...  Ash aged 4 2 episodes, 1984
Kristina Lesho ...  Anjuli aged 5 2 episodes, 1984
Prerna ...  Nautch Girl 2 episodes, 1984
David de Keyser ...  The Rana 2 episodes, 1984
Edit

Storyline

HBO's first mini-series, set in 19th century British colonial India, involves war battles, love, treachery and intrigue as well as love and honor involving a romance between a British cavalry officer and an Indian princess who has been promised in an arranged marriage to a despotic ruler. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The 'Gone With The Wind' of the north-west frontier of India.

Genres:

Drama | History | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

22 April 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blade of Steel  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Rossano Brazzi is dubbed by David de Keyser. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Many Faces of Christopher Lee (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great story
1 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

I watched this film as a kid and thought it was excellent. I was living in the Sub-Continent at the time, and thought it portrayed life there very well.

I'm still trying to get ahold of a copy of it to relive the experience once more.


8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial