REFUGEE (2000)

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Drama centred around the conflict between India and Pakistan. Set in a village on the border of Pakistan and revolving around a young man who is named 'Refugee' by the villagers. He caries out the illegal task of smuggling civilians across both borders. On one of these forays, he meets a Bangladeshi family who want to migrate to Pakistan. This journey affects him deeply. He falls in love with Naaz, the daughter who ends up settling in Pakistan whilst he is living in India. The head of security on the border of Pakistan, Ashraf, has also fallen in love with Naaz. Meanwhile, the Indian border security force are on the hunt for Refugee.

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