Baaz (1953)

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  • The Hawk Alternative
  • The Falcon Alternative


Costume drama set in the 16th century in Goa, on the Malabar coast in India, which was ruled by the Portuguese. Nisha and her father are opposed to the colonial rule and attempt to oust General Barbosa. Led by Nisha known as 'The Hawk' a group of patriots capture a Portuguese vessel and one of the captives taken is a young man who ends up falling in leve with Nisha. They do not realise that he is Prince Ravi from the Malabar Coast who has been sent by the Portuguese to help them continue in their rule over the territory.

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