(meaning the wall) is largely inspired by stories suggesting there
are still 54 soldiers, held as prisoners of war during the 1971 war
between India and Pakistan.
film concentrates on the lives and loves of these captured men and
their final struggle to freedom.
Khanna and Amrita Rao in Deewar
three years later, fed up of the long wait, prisoner Ranvir Kaul
(Amitabh Bachchan) decides on a plan of escape. His idea involves
the rest of the prisoners.
the same time, Ranvir's son, Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) travels to
Pakistan in search of his father. He makes friends with a local
lad by the name of Khan (Sanjay Dutt), who promises to help.
in Pakistan, Gaurav comes across Radhika (Amrita Rao) with whom
he falls in love. But will their relationship take the strain of
what lies ahead? Director Milan Lutheria's Deewar has the
Bachchan in this great escape film
Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan was seen three decades ago in
Yash Chopra's Deewar (1975).
will see him once again as he reaffirms his angry old man
image in this latest state of the art Bollywood offering.
Yesteryear actress, Tanuja will be seen playing Amitabh's wife in
this film. Incidentally, they first appeared together in the movie,
Pyar Ki Kahani (1971).
highly talented actor, Kay Kay who gave a superb performance in
films like Bhopal Express and Chhal, will be seen
playing a baddie in Deewar.
Dutt as Khan who helps Gaurav
Kay is Sohail who is responsible for capturing the escaped prisoners
and putting them back behind bars - for life.
This high tension drama opens in UK cinemas very soon.
Amitabh Bachchan leading an all star cast, this Bollywood great
escape from EROS International should do very well in cinemas across
by Manish Gajjar,
Shropshire's Mr Bollywood.