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Punjab 1984 (2014)

Story of a mother and her search for her missing son

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Anurag Singh

Writers:

Surmeet Maavi, Anurag Singh (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diljit Dosanjh ... Shivjeet Singh
Kiron Kher ... Satwant Kaur
Pavan Malhotra ... Inspector Rana
Sonam Bajwa ... Jeeti
Arun Bali ... Darshan Singh Poonpuri
Gurucharan Channi Gurucharan Channi ... Bachan Singh Maan
Rana Ranbir Rana Ranbir ... Taari
Manav Vij Manav Vij ... Sukhdev Singh Sarhali
Vansh Bhardwaj Vansh Bhardwaj ... Bittu
Daljinder Basran Daljinder Basran ... Officer Mangat Ram
Vishwas Kini Vishwas Kini ... Binda
Master Gursharan Singh Master Gursharan Singh ... Titri
Kartar Cheema Kartar Cheema ... Police officer groom
Hardeep Gill Hardeep Gill ... Human rights activist
Harisharan Verma Harisharan Verma ... Shareek Jagdev
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Storyline

This is the story of a mother and her missing son set in the backdrop of 1984 Punjab, when the state was going through a terrible time of terrorism. The film depicts the longing of a mother for her son and her search for her son, who is labelled a terrorist because of the bad times in Punjab. Written by Avreen Singh Shah

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Drama | Family | History

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Country:

India | Canada

Language:

Punjabi | Hindi

Release Date:

27 June 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Пенджаб 1984 See more »

Filming Locations:

Amritsar, Punjab, India See more »

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Budget:

INR 70,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to reduce a scene of violence (a man's face being held down in sand, in order to suffocate him) in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available. See more »

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One of the best movies I have seen in the recent past
1 July 2014 | by gaurav-bajpaiSee all my reviews

Shakes you to the core and makes you present to the brutal reality many families had to go in and the aftermath of 84 riots. Whenever I see movies like these, a part of mine cries and the other one feels ashamed to see the lows humanity has gone to. It adds to the misery further to know that the reality is more brutal than what is shown in these movies.

Beautifully directed and acted by everyone in the movie. The songs are very meaningful. Must watch for everyone who relate to the cause in any possible ways. The story line is based on a true incident while we must note that there were many other countless such stories that actually happened.


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