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Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)

  • Release Date2001
  • GenreAction, Romance
  • FormatColor
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time176 mins
  • Length5232.69
  • Number of Reels19
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU/S
  • Censor Certificate NumberCIL/2/17/2001-MUM
  • Certificate Date30/05/2001

Set in 1947, GADAR-Ek Prem Katha is a love saga during the troubled partition times.

The film is set in the greens of Pubjab.

The protagonist Tara Singh (Sunny Deol) plays a truck driver who comes across Sakina (Amisha Patel) during one of his journeys.

Love blossoms and grows silently. Then comes the trauma and hardship of partition. Separation is imminent as overnight one country, one culture is broken up into two. India and Pakistan.

Will they be able to fight hatred ?
Will love overcome new irreversible geographic boundaries and historical events of the sub-continent ?

The film explores these questions and the characters struggle against enormous oddsm as the backdrop of one of the most violent events of the last century unfolds with all it’s fury.