From ‘Garam Hawa’ to ‘Gadar’, these are the 5 best films made on the India-Pakistan partition

Today we will talk about those Indian films, which tell the story of the partition of India-Pakistan, so let’s know which are those 5 interesting films.

These are the 5 best films made on the India-Pakistan partition

India-Pakistan Partition i.e. the partition of our country is a heart touching topic for all the countrymen. Indian film makers have also shown great interest in this subject. Yes, Bollywood I have also made many such films, whose story is the background of the partition of India and Pakistan. These films have also performed well at the box office. So let’s take a look at some of the films that have been made on the India-Pakistan partition.

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The film Garam Hawa is an Indian classic film. Whose director was MS Sathyu while Kaifi Azmi and Shama Zaidi were the writers of this film. ‘Garam Hawa’ tells the story of the struggles of a Muslim family, who decide to stay back in India after partition. Balraj Sahni, Geeta Siddharth and Farooq Sheikh were in the lead roles in this film.

‘Garam Hawa’ is arguably still one of the best films made on Partition. The sensitivity and accuracy with which the cast of the film has played their characters is commendable.

1947 Meaning

Producer Deepa Mehta’s film “1947 Earth” featured Nandita Das, Aamir Khan and Rahul Khanna in the lead roles. The film is a story written from the perspective of a 9-year-old Parsi girl whose daughter is a Hindu woman. The name of this Aaya is Shanta (Nandita Das). The love triangle shown in this film starts from the time of Partition.

train to pakistan

Train to Pakistan film is based on Khushwant Singh’s novel Train to Pakistan. RV Pandit Ravi Gupta and Bobby Bedi are the producers of the film. It is shown in this film that amidst the tension of the partition, a train from Pakistan reaches a peaceful village in Punjab, causing unrest here too. Directed by Pamela Roux, the film stars Nirmal Pandey, Rajit Kapoor, Mohan Agashe, Smriti Mishra, Mangal Dhillon and Divya Dutta among others.

Gadar: A Love Story

Directed by Anil Sharma and starring Sunny Deol and Amisha Patel, the film revolves around a Sikh truck driver who falls in love with a rich Muslim girl at the time of Partition, separated from her family. And the truck driver supports that Muslim girl. People loved this film very much.


The film Pinjar narrates the story of a Hindu woman who gets kidnapped. The person who kidnapped is a Muslim boy and this woman gets kidnapped because there is enmity going on between the two families. The film was directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and starred Urmila Matondkar and Manoj Bajpayee in pivotal roles. Women were the biggest victims of the violence of 1947 Partition and this film has dealt with a delicate subject with utmost sensitivity.

midnight children

The film Midnight Children is based on Salman Rushdie’s novel, the story of this film is such that on the day India got independence, two children born on the same day are exchanged in the hospital. Directed by Deepa Mehta, the film stars Satya Bhabha in the lead role. Salman Rushdie’s award winning novel, this film got a lot of love from the audience.

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