Unrated | | Drama, Romance, War
It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl witnesses tragedy as her ayah (nanny) is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.
Naseerudin Shah was offered Kulbhushan Kharbanda's role but he politely declined, due to his busy schedule. However he told director Deepa Mehta that had he had time he would have definitely accepted the part as he admired her work.
Hindi, English, Gujarati, Panjabi, Urdu
$42,449 (USA) (12 September 1999)
$528,972 (USA) (16 April 2000)
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