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(U/A) (2016)



2 hrs 36 mins

Audience Review

116 Ratings

Release Date

20 May 2016

Sarabjit Story

Sarbjit (Sarabjit Biopic) is the story of Sarabjit Singh who was a farmer from Bhikhiwind in Punjab,  who in 1990 while farming was caught on an unmarked Indo-Pakistani border area in Pakistan and arrested by the Pakistan Rangers near Kasur.

He claimed that the arrest was a case of mistaken identity and that he was only a poor farmer who was drunk and had strayed over the border and  and was mistaken to be an Indian spy, had spent 23 years in Pakistan’s jail until his death in captivity.

During his 23 years in jail, his sister Dalbir Kaur, who treated him more like her son than her brother, got to meet him only thrice in jail and made it her life's agenda to get him released.

The film has a very powerful storyline and a very impressive cast too. Randeep-Aishwarya as on-screen brother and sister are expected to bring never-seen-before tale on the platter.

Story in detail:
Sarbjit Singh (Randeep Hooda) lives in a village near Punjab with his wife Sukhpreet (Richa Chadha), sister Dalbir Kaur (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) and father. He also has two daughters Poonam Kaur (Ankita Shrivastav) and Swapandeep Kaur.

He was a farmer who worked in others farm and earn livelihood. One day he gets arrested by Pakistani army for crossing the border unknowingly. He is tortured in the Pakistani jail to death and convicted as Indian Spy and named as the person behind bomb blasts in Lahore city of Pakistan. He is alleged as Manjit Singh in Pakistan who is the main culprit behind the blasts.

Sarbjit’s sister Dalbir fought with the Pakistani Government for nearly 23 years before Sarbjit being declared as innocent. Sarbjit’s case is fought by Awais Sheikh (Darshan Kumaar).

He with the help of Dalbir tries to find a way to prove Sarbjit innocent and catch the real culprit Manjit Kaur. But after Sarbjit being declared innocent given bail, he gets attacked in the jail where he gets badly injured and is hospitalized. On 2nd May, 2013 he took his last breathe.

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