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Ramchand Pakistani (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama | 21 April 2010 (USA)
A 7 year old Pakistani boy and his father belonging to the untouchable Hindu caste accidentally cross the border and spend years in an Indian jail while the mother on the other side doesn't know what has happened to them.

Director:

Mehreen Jabbar

Writers:

Mohammad Ahmad (screenplay), Javed Jabbar
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nandita Das ... Champa
Rashid Farooqi Rashid Farooqi ... Shankar
Syed Fazal Hussain Syed Fazal Hussain ... Younger Ramchand
Hassan Niazi Hassan Niazi ... Deepak
Zhalay Sharhadi Zhalay Sharhadi ... Laxmi
Maria Wasti Maria Wasti ... Kamla
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shaood Alvi Shaood Alvi ... Asif Hussain
Adarsh Ayaz ... Moti
Atif Badar Atif Badar ... Lalu
Karim Bux Baloch Karim Bux Baloch ... Baloch
Nouman Ijaz Nouman Ijaz ... Abdullah
Navaid Jabbar Navaid Jabbar ... Older Ramchand
Saleem Mairaj Saleem Mairaj ... Vishesh
Farooq Pareo Farooq Pareo ... Suresh
Adnan Shah Adnan Shah ... Sharma
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Based on a actual events, the story is about a Pakistani Hindu boy and his father who accidentally cross the border into India from their village in Pakistan at a time of extreme war like tension between the 2 countries and end up spending 5 years in an Indian prison while the mother left behind wonders what has happened to them. Written by Mehreen Jabbar

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He crossed one line. And three lives changed forever.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Pakistan

Language:

Urdu | Hindi

Release Date:

21 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ramchand: The Untouchable Pakistani See more »

Filming Locations:

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan See more »

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Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

Color:

Color
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One of the first Pakistani films in which the principal characters are Hindu. See more »

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References Jawab Hum Denge (1987) See more »

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Good Documentary type film
29 March 2013 | by ajay_ramaseshanSee all my reviews

I watched this movie a few days back. It deals with the story of a young boy who accidentally crosses the Indo Pak border and lands up in prison in India. Well directed, and well shot. Both the father and the son have acted really well in this movie. However, the movie was a bit slow at times, but that I guess is what you would expect in this type of documentary type film.

Music is very nice, especially the song by Shafqat "Phir Wohi Raste" really stands out. There are also some folk songs which are present in between which are very pleasing to hear.

Overall, a good one time watch.


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