The Blood of Hussain (1981)

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The life and death of Hussain, the youngest son of a Pakistani family. He meets a religious mystic who foretells his destiny, which is to champion the poor and oppressed against tyrannical government. His struggle parallels that of Imam Hussainc the 7th century martyr.

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