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.
Deepa Mehta at first had titled the film " Ice Candy Man" . The film was to be made in English. Akshaye Khanna and Chandrachur Singh were signed for the lead roles. After a few months they were replaced by Aamir Khan and Rahul Khanna.
Hindi, English, Gujarati, Panjabi, Urdu
$42,449 (USA) (12 September 1999)
$528,972 (USA) (16 April 2000)
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