SHAHEED-E-MOHABBAT BOOTA SINGH (1999)

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  • SHAHEED-E-MOHABBAT Working
  • MARTYR-IN-LOVE, BOOTA SINGH Alternative

Synopsis

Period drama. Set at the time of India's partition in 1947, the story centres around the title character, who returns from the war to find his farm in a state of disrepair. When India and Pakistan eventually split, Boota saves a young Muslim girl from a gang of youths who have strayed onto his land. She stays with Boota, and they eventually have a child, but when a new repatriation law is passed, the community turn on Boota's wife and she is taken away by the police. Boota then spends many years searching for her, eventually travelling to Pakistan in a rescue attempt.

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