ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Movies » Gadar: Ek Prem Katha » Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Movie Review

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha movie review

(0 fans)
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar
Editor
Add to List
Add to Favourite
 
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

Cast Sunny Deol, Amisha Patel, Amrish Puri, Lillete Dubey    more...
Director Anil Sharma
Drama / General.
Hindi

Overview
News & Features
Cast & Crew
Fan Club
Photos
Posters
Wallpapers
Reviews
Songs
Trailers & Videos
Message Board
Movie Showtimes
Click on the Like button to get updates about Gadar: Ek Prem Katha directly on your Facebook page.

The Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Movie Review


By N K Deoshi
Rating: 3/5

Love in the time of Partition is the theme of Anil Sharma-directed “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha”. The film, produced by Nitin Keni (of Zee Films), flips back the dark pages of our history (partition) and, against its backdrop, delineates the story of two lovers and their struggle to stay together.

Apart from Sunny Deol and Amisha Patel, who play the hapless lovers, the film boasts of a host of actors like Amrish Puri, Lilette Dubey, Vivek Shauq, Ahsaan Khan and Rakesh Bedi in other important roles.

The film revolves round the story of a Sikh truck driver Tara Singh (Sunny), who dares to love a high society Muslim girl Sakina (Amisha).

Sakina and her family are forced to migrate to Pakistan when tension rises between Hindus and Muslims. But on the way she is separated from her family. Stranded, Sakina seeks refuge with Tara Singh, who takes her as his wife when Hindu mobsters attempt to kill her because she happens to be a Muslim. Tara Singh always steps in as her savior in adversity.

Not sure about the fate her parents met with, Sakina accepts her destiny and begins life afresh with her husband Tara Singh in India and gives birth to a son. Things are hunky dory until one day Sakina discovers that her family is alive in Lahore. As blood is always thicker than water, Sakina goes all the way to visit her family in Pakistan.

That's when things take an unexpected turn. Sakina's father (Amrish Puri) is a cunning politician, who swears by the blood of Indians. He is unwilling to accept an Indian, and that too, a Sikh as his son-in-law. On the advice of a local Qazi, he even contemplates marrying her off to a Muslim lad. All of Sakina's pleas to be reunited with her husband fall on deaf ears.

Now begins the great Indian story as Tara Singh sets out to bring back his ladylove from across the border. Troubles lies ahead but Tara Singh is determined to have his way.

Made at a whopping budget of 20 crore “Gadar” covers the time span from 1947 to 1958. Anil Sharma has brought authenticity to his subject by shooting at the actual locations in Amritsar, Bikaner, and some places in UP. A record 25,000 extras were hired from local villages to shoot scenes showing the mass exodus.

As the truck driver Tara Singh Sunny Deol gives another consummate performance that deserves to be lauded. He looks impressive singing the song “Main Ik Dil”. The only thing he overdoes at times is hollering his lungs out.

Amisha has also acquitted herself well. Her character Sakina covers a whole gamut of emotions -- from a vulnerable young girl to a prodigal lover and a doting mother in the end. And Amisha enacts these emotions with the ease of a veteran.

In a nutshell, “Gadar” is a film with a patriotic theme woven around a touching love story. Uttam Singh's music and Anand Bakshi's lyrics have an earthy feel that gels well with the film's theme. Only violence has been overdone in the second half, which is replete with bomb blasts and pyrotechnics.


User Reviews for Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

 (0)
Be the first to review Gadar: Ek Prem Katha on ApunKaChoice.
Login to Write Review
 




 
Salman Khan deals out justice as aam aadmi in 'Jai Ho'
Don't miss the 'Jai Ho' wallpapers
What's Hot In Movies
HighwayHasee Toh Phasee
Jai HoDhoom 3
Ragini MMS 2Gori Tere Pyaar Mein
GundayHappy New Year
Total Siyappa2 States
HeropantiBang Bang
Gulaab GangBewakoofiyaan
NOW TRENDING
Salman KhanShahrukh Khan
Katrina KaifKareena Kapoor
Alia BhattPriyanka Chopra
Aishwarya RaiHrithik Roshan
New Hindi MoviesKatrina Kaif Wallpapers
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Reviews 
Movie Review : The Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Review (3/5)
Love in the time of Partition is the theme of Anil Sharma-directed “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha”. The film, produced by Nitin Keni (of Zee Films), flips back the dark pages of our history (partition) and, against its backdrop, delineates the story of two lovers and their struggle to stay together....
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha News and Features 
I don't date the heroes to get films: Ameesha Patel   - ApunKaChoice   - 450 days ago
I never left this industry: Ameesha Patel. Ameesha Patel says she’s not a part of the dirty game o more...

Ameesha Patel walks out of film with Sunny Deol   - ApunKaChoice   - 500 days ago
Ameesha Patel walks out of 'Singh Saheb The Great'. The superhit jodi of Ameesha Patel and Sunny Deo more...

'Gadar' jodi Sunny Deol-Ameesha Patel returns!   - ApunKaChoice   - 544 days ago
Ameesha, Sunny-starrer on floors November end. Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel are set to rekindle thei more...

The most touching Indo-Pak love stories   - ApunKaChoice   - 1505 days ago
Love Thy Neighbour. Between the two neighbouring nations that have fought four wars over the last si more...

Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge - Movie Review   - ApunKaChoice   - 1909 days ago
Look for some genuine belly laughs from this no-brainer comedy and you will Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge . more...

Comedy, horror and drama on Bollywood platter this Friday   - ApunKaChoice   - 1910 days ago
Three short-budget films of diverse genres are hitting the theatres this Friday. It's that time of more...

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Photos 
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor