• Publication date: May 8, 2014

Earth

The second installment of Deepa Mehta’s Elements trilogy, ‘Earth’ is a powerful and moving account of the segmentation of India by the leaving British colonial powers into a Hindu-Sikh majority India and a Muslim-ruled Pakistan. The strife, the non-tolerance, the massacres…

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Duration: 90

Production Year: 1998

MBC Bollywood:

August 25, 2016 06:00 (KSA) ~ August 25, 2016 05:00 (CLT)

The second installment of Deepa Mehta’s Elements trilogy, ‘Earth’ is a powerful and moving account of the segmentation of India by the leaving British colonial powers into a Hindu-Sikh majority India and a Muslim-ruled Pakistan. The strife, the non-tolerance, the massacres are seen through the eyes of a young Parsi girl with polio, Lenny, who recounts the changes storming through Lahore and especially a multi-ethnic group of friends…

A strong universal message of how easily rifts that were not there before can be pushed to the surface when the powers that be misdirect the masses to divide and conquer…

Starring:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • Aamir Khan as Dil Navaz, the Ice Candy Man
  • Nandita Das as Shanta The Ayah
  • Maia Sethna as Lenny Sethna
  • Rahul Khanna as Hassan The Masseur
  • Shabana Azmi as Older Lenny / Narrator
  • Kitu Gidwani as Bunty Sethna
  • Arif Zakaria as Rustom Sethna
  • Khulbhushan Kharbanda as Imam Din

Directed by:  Deepa Mehta

Rating:  PG