Kartar Singh 1959
Pakistani Punjabi film about the partition involving Indian wrestler Kartar Singh. The film was a hit in Indian Punjab as well and shown for three years.
Actors: Alauddin, Suddir, Musarat Nazir
Director: Saifuddin Saif
Amar Rahe Ye Pyar 1961
A partition story focusing on a family that loses their child and the woman who finds him.
Actors: Rajendra Kumar, Nalini Jaywant, Nanda
Director: Prabhu Dayal
Gandhi Film 1982
Film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Actors: Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen, Candice Bergen, Trevor Howard
Director: Richard Attenborough
Pakistani-British biographical feature on Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
Director: Jamil Dehlavi
Starring: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Shashi Kapoor
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1947: Earth 1999
Indian film based in Lahore at the time of partition in 1947.
Director: Deepa Mehta
Starring: Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna
Khamosh Pani 2003
Indo-Pakistani film about widowed mother and her son living in a Punjabi village as it undergoes changes during the late 70s.
Actors: Kiran Kher, Shilpa Shukla, Adnan Shah Tipu
Director: Sabhia Sumar
A Canadian film set in 1947, focusing on the romance between a Sikh member of the British Army and a Muslim girl he has to bring to Pakistan.
Actors: Kristen Kreuk, Jimi Mistry
Director: Vic Sarin
A partition story focusing on the importance of lineage and gender.
Actors: Irfan Khan, Tillotama Shome, Tisca Chopra
Director: Anup Singh
An English film focusing on Lord Mountbatten who must make a decision on the dissolution of the British Raj.
Actors: Gillian Anderson, Hugh Bonneville, Huma Qureshi, Manish Dayal
Director: Gurindher Chadha
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Indian biographical film on Indo-Pak Urdu writer Manto and his life during partition.
Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Rajsheri Deshpande
Director: Nandita Das