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Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)

Set during the Partition of India in 1947, a Sikh truck driver falls in love with a Muslim girl belonging to an aristocratic family.


Anil Sharma


Shaktimaan Talwar (as Shaktimaan)
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Credited cast:
Sunny Deol ... Tara Singh
Ameesha Patel ... Sakeena (as Amisha Patel)
Amrish Puri ... Ashraf Ali
Lillete Dubey ... Shabana
Vivek Shauq ... Darmiyaan Singh
Utkarsh Sharma ... Charanjeet
Suresh Oberoi ... Taya
Madhumalti Kapoor ... Tayee
Tony Mirrcandani ... Gurdeep
Mushtaq Khan ... Gul Khan
Samar Jai Singh Samar Jai Singh ... Saleem (Sarfaraaz's Son)
Pramod Moutho ... Gurdeep (Tara's Father) (as Pramod Muthu)
Kanika Shivpuri ... Tara's Mother
Malvika Shivpuri Malvika Shivpuri ... Tara's Sister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ishrat Ali ... Qazi

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Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a son. The happy family, now living in Amritsar, gets the shock of their lives when Sakina learns that her father (Amrish Puri), whom she previously believed died in the riots back in Amritsar, is still alive after seeing his picture in a tattered, old newspaper. Upon contacting him, Sakina's father, now the mayor of Lahore in Pakistan, arranges for his daughter to arrive in Lahore to see him. Sakina leaves for Lahore minus Tara and her son, and upon reaching the city, learns of her father's plans for her - plans that include forcing Sakina to forget about her family and start life anew in Pakistan. Then begins an extraordinary journey which will lead Tara to cross the border into Pakistan to find his love Sakina. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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A saga of love during the Indo-Pak partition.


Action | Drama | Romance


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Gadar clashed with Aamir Khan's Lagaan at the box office. Made for rupees 185 million .Gadar has made more than rupees 600 million and after its theatrical run, was commercially one of the most successful movies in India when it was released. See more »


in the train chase scene near the end of the movie, the helicopter which is shown of the Pakistan army was not produced until the early 1970s. See more »


Referenced in Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008) See more »

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29 August 2020 | by dhananjayjadhav-39578See all my reviews

There few indian movies which had different record ,there are few different records of gadar are there 1)Gadar is the movie which has theatre shows staring from midnight Only rajnikant has that ability ,sunny has done it very early 2000 2) gadar has a record of selling highest tickets till date after that comes bahubali, sholay, ddlj. 3) from this movie new award category is presented outstanding performance award to sunny

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Hindi | Punjabi

Release Date:

15 June 2001 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha See more »

Filming Locations:

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India See more »


Box Office


INR185,000,000 (estimated)
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Color (Eastmancolor)| Color
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