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Gadar

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"Gadar" a.k.a. "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" is a 2001 Bollywood action movie starring Sunny Deol, Amisha Patel, and Amrish Puri set in the time of the Indian partition. Gadar: Ek Prem Katha was a box office phenomenon and sold more tickets at theatres in India than any film in history apart from Sholay. When Gadar was released on 15 June 2001, producer for Zee Telefilms, Nitin Keni, director Anil Sharma, lead star Sunny Deol, assorted trade pundits, and seasoned film critics had no idea that the film, which was set during a turbulent time in modern Indian history, would create box-office history. Gadar clashed with Aamir Khan's Lagaan at the box office. Made for 185 million, Gadar has made more than 2.86 billion to date and, after its theatrical run, was commercially the most successful movie in India when it was released. It is in list of "Biggest Blockbusters Ever in Hindi Cinema". Gadar is the third highest grossing film in Bollywood history in India & fifth highest worldwide when inflation is taken into account. With this film, Deol was nominated for the Film fare Best Actor Award.

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Google previewPogrom in Gujarat (2012)

Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India by Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

Gadar is a Panjabi story of love between Sakina, a pretty Muslim aristocratic girl played by the Gujarati actress Amisha Patel, and Tara Singh, a Sikh truck driver played by the Panjabi muscleman Sunny Deol (whom Gujaratis often refer to ...

Google previewAmerican Immigration (2001)

A Student Companion by Roger Daniels

Frisians SEE Dutch Gadar Party The Gadar Party (Gadar is an Urdu word that may be translated as “revolution” or “mutiny”) was an organization formed in San Francisco in 1913 with the ambitious goal of overthrowing the British rule in India.

Google previewThe Ain i Akbari (1873)

by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak

The Gadar is a coat wider and longer than the qabd, and contains more wadding. In Hindustan, it takes the place of a fur-coat. It requires seven yards of stuff, six yards of lining, four girihs binding, nine for bordering, 2J s. cotton, 3 m. silk. Price ...

Google previewBibliotheca Indica (1873)

The Gadar is a coat wider and longer than the qabd, and contains more wadding. In Hindustan, it takes tho place of a fur-coat. It requires seven yards of stuff, six yards of lining, four girihs binding, nine for bordering, 2 £ *. cotton, 3 m. silk. Price ...

Google previewDesi Divas (2013)

Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances by Christine Garlough

Gadar is an Urdu/ Punjabi word that means “mutiny” or “rebellion” or “revolt.” The Gadar movement was housed at 436 Hill Street, San Francisco. Its original home was known as Yugantar Ashram. 20. Specifically, Ramnath (2005) argues the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Dalits in India: Leaders (2002)

by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva

Mangu Ram joined the Gadar Party founded by a nationalist Lal Hardayal in 1913.

Google previewEnglish-Azerbaijani, Azerbaijani-English (1995)

by Seville Mamedov

[gadar]adj. eruel; brutal; severe; qai isniaq [garishmag] v. mix; stir up; savage mingle; shuffle qidili [gadah] s. glass; eup qarlsqa [garishga]s. ant (|adaiu [gadam ]s. foot; paee; good luek qarplz [ garpiz ] s. water-melon qadar [gadar]s. quantity; ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Quotations (1980)

by Robert Collison

Al-hadhar ma yanfa'fi-'l gadar ARAB PROvERB Care avails nothing against fate. Netamassak bel-hadhar hattâ yinzil al-gadar ARAB PROvERB Let's take care of ourselves until fate descends upon us! Al-kharif wa-'s-sultān, yagdaru yaqtulük fi ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the Old Testament (2003)

by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren, Heinz-Josef Fabry

9:1 1 promise that one essential feature of the future salvific age will be the walling up (gadar) of such breaches. The reconstruction in Am. 9:1 lb ( emended text; see BHS) is associated with fortress walls, not with the walls of a ...

Google previewA new Hindustani-English dictionary (1879)

by S W. Fallon

gadar; Rus. gada', was perfidious. See Jjb ConfusiOD gadar machänä, yä к., v. a. 1. To пШ or disturbance. 2. To rebel ; riot: ' san sattävan kä gadar. The mutiny of ...

Google preview¬A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, with Illustrations from Hindustani Literature and Folk-Lore (1876)

by Samuel W. Fallon

gadar, n. * }* was perfidious. Seely, Confusion; disorder. - iot gadar machānā, yā k., v. a. 1.

Google previewThe Popular Dictionary in Two Parts (1889)

English and Hindustani, and Hindustani and English by Thomas Craven

Gadariya, n. shepherd. Gadar, n. disorder, mutiny — machana, t,. t. to raise a disturbance, to rebel. Gadbad. n. higgledy-piggledy, confusion. Gadbada, a, fat, corpulent, plump .

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Gossypium to Linociera (1890)

by Sir George Watt

Upper Gadar/eri Dish, 40,- Chana'a Dis-L, In. Distribution.—The following summary of ...

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