Jimi Mistry, Kristin Kreuk, Neve Campbell, John Light, Irfan Khan,
Madhur Jaffrey, Aarya Babbar, Lushin Dubey, Chenier Hundal, Jesse Moss,
is an epic romantic story of two people caught in the events that
divided India and Pakistan in 1949 – the partition.
leave the ravages of war behind, Gian Singh (Mistry), resigns from the
British Indian Army to live a quiet life in his Sikh village in
Northern India. His world is soon thrown into violent turmoil when he
suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17-year-old girl
(Kreuk) who is traumatized by a vicious attack that separates her from
her Muslim family. Slowly, resisting all the taboos, Gian finds himself
falling in love with the vulnerable and beautiful Naseem as he tries to
locate her remaining family. Facing scandal and derision from the
villagers Gian and Naseem marry. Five years pass and the proud parents
of a daughter seem finally free from the ghosts of the past –
even the villagers have come to accept the happy family.
The past however returns with a vengeance when Margaret Sitwell
(Campbell) arrives with news of Naseem’s relatives in
This should be good news, but it sets off a series of events which
separate Naseem from her husband and daughter. Having struggled so hard
to find happiness Gian cannot let it go and risks all to reunite his
At a time when nations and faiths are divided, Partition is a
breathtaking and moving story set at the dawn of a new world.