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Tag: Rasika Dugal

The Miniaturist of Junagadh (dir. Kaushal Oza, 2020)

In the winter of 1947, as the princely state of Junagadh was moving back and forth between India and Pakistan in the wake of Partition, Husyn (Naseeruddin Shah), an old, blind Muslim man and his family – his wife, Sakina (Padmavati Rao) and daughter, Noor (Rasika Dugal) – are preparing…

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Qissa: The Ghost is a Lonely Traveller (dir. Anup Singh, 2013)

This post first appeared on Totally Filmi on August 6, 2020, Set in post-Partition India, Qissa (“Folktale”) introduces us to Sikh patriarch Umber Singh (Irrfan Khan).  Forced to leave his village (in Pakistan territory), Umber takes his family (consisting of his wife, two daughters, and a newborn baby girl whom…

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