Partition

Synopsis: Gian Singh & Avtar Singh are officers with the Indian Army serving under the command of Andrew Stilwell, who lives with his sister, Margaret, in Delhi. During 1941 the trio are dispatched to active duty in Burma where Andrew is killed. Both Gian and Avtar return to their village in Sarsa, Punjab, where Gian lives with his widowed mom, Shanti. During 1947, after 350 years of occupying India, the British decide to leave, but not before separating Islamic Pakistan and secular India. Millions of Muslims crossed from India to Pakistan, while an equal number of Hindus, Sikhs, and Christians crossed over from the other side. A group of Muslims who were crossing over to Pakistan are attacked by a mob of sword wielding horse-riding Sikhs, and Hindus, including Avtar, many are slaughtered, but some do manage to escape. Muslims, in turn, kill all Hindus, Sikhs and Christian passengers on a train en-route to India. While Gian, who refuses to participate in any killing, is picking up wood for his f
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Vic Sarin
Production: Soda Pictures
  2 wins & 8 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.0
Rotten Tomatoes:
38%
R
Year:
2007
116 min
Website
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1947th year, India was given independence ...

of colonial rule which ended

almost tristopedesetogodinje British presence on the subcontinent.

As an attempt to prevent civil strife,

India is divided into two nations ...

Islamic Pakistan and secular India.

More than 14 million people were displaced

the migration of Muslims in Pakistan Sika and Hindus in India.

Ancient hatreds again broke to the surface and over one million have died ...

the chaos and violence that may occur as a result.

Leave India to God.

If this is too much, then leave her to anarchy.

Mahatma Gandhi.

POLO CLUB, 1941. DELHI, INDIA

Bravo!

Congratulations, Gian!

Gin and tonic?

Walter Hankins, what a surprise. Thanks.

What brings you to these parts? Certainly not an amateur polo?

Well, I was hoping that you'll find here.

What is your father?

As far as I know, still trying to believe the movement for independence.

And yours? As far as I know ...

still rotting in his mausoleum damned British.

You're Nevaljala girl. I'm amazed that you even kept in the ministry.

Dad is lazy. Bar, when he left me behind ...

It is thought that such a service that I will never lose his job.

On a good game and sentenced.

Brilliant. Have you enjoyed? Yes.

Congratulations. Thanks.

Bad luck. Next time we'll win.

I need a faster horse.

Lord!

Open, Mags.

Search from your regiment to report to duty. Immediately.

I guess that's it.

Imagine, my younger brother will lead you into battle.

Dad's legacy.

Lt. Stillwell, this should be sealed.

I think I'll join you and take tea.

You see, this is why I never managed to be a Sikh.

No gin and tonics, as well as enough head to keep hat.

Do not you last month

complained that he had never managed to be a Buddhist?

I will write you as soon as I can.

Ma'am.

Yes, of course.

It is time to go.

Stop!

Will you paint. We need to go.

Just one, please. OK.

Let's get together pictures.

Get closer.

Look at the camera.

OK.

Stuck. We need to go.

Maybe I can help. Walter!

DIVISION:

Five years later, 1946.

DELHI:

Refrain from India

HERO KILLED IN BURMA HULL SIKA complain

Walter wrote a nice article about him in "The Times"

Your brother told me one last thing before his death.

Talk to an end. It sounds to it.

He said they should go home.

Back in England ... where you belong.

Where do I belong?

Goodness gracious. I belong there now?

My father returned to England after the death of his mother.

If I belonged there, then, why now?

needs to go.

Police moment is in progress. Keep away from main streets.

There are changes happening.

Will you stay in the army?

No, ma'am.

I return to Sirs.

Of course, your village in Punjab.

You belong there, right?

Goodbye, madam.

Andrew, do not lose it.

My mother gave me this when I was five years.

Have you had a pet? I do not believe.

I suppose I had a habit of going off, but you need to careful with me.

But I never could find. Despite zvidaljci.

Thanks. It crawls you in trouble, I guarantee.

I do not know why they did it officer.

England blood, enough to command.

Do not worry, madam. Nothing will happen to him.

Avtar and I'll keep it.

1947th Mr Punjab, India.

Migration of Muslims in Pakistan

Not much. We do not have much to go.

Habu, why not a little odmori?

Sit a bit.

Sit down, please. I'm fine ...

Please, Sabu.

Come on, Habu!

Mama ...

Naseem! Naseem, run!

Akbar! Akbar, my son!

No

Avtar? Uranio're morning.

We need to talk. And talk.

I watched you yesterday.

You've been busy working on the farm while others have done your part.

My Part? What? Killing innocent people?

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