• Publication date: July 28, 2014

Pinjar

Based on the Punjabi novel bearing the same name, ‘Pinjar’ examines a period heavy with rife as the colonial powers south to divide the Indian subcontinent into a Hindu-majority ‘India’ and a Muslim-managed ‘Pakistan’ in what has become known as ‘The Partition’…

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Duration: 150

Production Year: 2003

MBC Bollywood:

August 4, 2014 06:30 (KSA) ~ August 4, 2014 05:30 (CLT)

Based on the Punjabi novel bearing the same name, ‘Pinjar’ examines a period heavy with rife as the colonial powers south to divide the Indian subcontinent into a Hindu-majority ‘India’ and a Muslim-managed ‘Pakistan’ in what has become known as ‘The Partition’…

The partition of 1947 sparks enmities long kept dormant between Hindus and Muslims as beautiful Puro’s sister is kidnapped by as Muslim man named Rashid. Unfortunately, this is only an episode in an ongoing cycle of injustice and violence that has kept its embers alight throughout generations…

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  • Urmila Matondkar as Puro / Hamida
  • Manoj Bajpai as Rashid
  • Sanjay Suri as Ramchand
  • Sandali Sinha as Lajjo
  • Prriyansh u Chatterjee as Trilok
  • Lilette Dubey as Tara [Puro’s Mother]
  • Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Mohanlal [Puro’s Father]
  • Seema Biswas as Pagali

Directed by: Chandra Prakash Dwivedi

Rating:  12