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Release Date

06 Jun 2014

Filmistaan Story

Filmistaan movie is based on a character Sunny (Sharib Hashmi), An affable Bollywood buff and wanna-be-actor who goes with an American crew to remote areas in Rajasthan to work on a documentary film. One day after pack-up an Islamic terrorist group kidnaps him. When the group leader find that the inept terrorist had mistaken their prisoner for the American crew-member he decide to keep him hostage until they locate their original target.

Sunny finds himself on enemy border amidst guns and pathani-clad guards, The house in which he is confined, belongs to Aftaab (Inaamulhaq),a Pakistani, whose trade stems from pirated Hindi films, which he brings back every time he crosses the border.

On this shared wavelength, Sunny wins some brownie points from his stern guards. Soon, the two factions realize that they share a human and cultural bond. They decide to deliver their ward back to his country. The film shows how cinema can be the universal panacea for co-existence.

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