Sunday, 9 November 2014

GARM HAWA


                         (digitally restored by Indikino Edutainment)
                          (releasing on November 14th

Directed by- M. S. Sathyu
Starring- Balraj Sahni, Dinanath Zutshi, Farooq Shaikh,A. K. Hangal
Garm Hawa is the story of the Mirza family at the time of the Partition in 1947.  Halim Mirza (Dinanath Zutshi) decides to immigrate to Pakistan as he feels there is no future for Muslims in India while his younger brother Salim (Balraj Sahni) stays back in hope for better time. Garm Hawa was the debut film of acclaimed actor Farooq Shaikh.

AWARDS
1974: Indian submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
1974: Cannes Film Festival: Golden Palm - Nominated
1974: Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration
1975: Filmfare Best Dialogue Award- Kaifi Azmi
1975: Filmfare Best Screenplay Award- Kaifi Azmi, Shama Zaidi
1975: Filmfare Best Story Award- Ismet Chugtai

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