Maachis

    Maachis

    Release Date : 25 Oct 1996
    Director : Gulzar
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    Maachis is a realistic, hard-hitting portrayal of terrorism and youth in the Punjab after the 1984 riots.Following the assassination of Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the Prime Minister of India, at the hands of her Sikh bodyguards, a wave of violence broke out against innocent Sikhs and their families. Pressure was also brought on the police to bring the assassins and their allies to justice.

    The police, with their limited resources, and the lack of any witnesses, brutally brought in innocent Sikh men and women, and aggressively interrogated them with third degree methods. This created a wave of sympathy for the extremists, and more people started joining them to revolt against an oppressive regime. This story is of one such family, consisting of Veerandra (Tabu), her brother Jaswant...
    • Gulzar
      Director/Lyricst
    • R V Pandit
      Producer
    • Vishal Bharadwaj
      Music Director
    • Lata Mangeshkar
      Singer
    • Hariharan
      Singer

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