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Cast

Shashi Kapoor (Javed Khan)Nafisa Ali (Ruth Labadoor)Shabana Azmi (Firdaus (Javed's wife))Naseeruddin Shah (Javed's Brother-in-law, Sarfaraz Khan)Kulbhushan Kharbanda (Lalal Ramjimal)Jalal Agha (Kader Khan)Tom Alter (Priest)Ismat Chughtai (Maternal Grandmother of Ruth Labadoor)Benjamin Gilani (Rashid Khan)Karan KapoorKunal KapoorSanjana KapoorGeoffrey KendalJennifer Kendal (Mrs. Mariam Labadoor (Ruth's mom))Deepti Naval (Rashid's wife)Pearl Padamsee (Bitter woman)Sushma Seth (Javed's chachi)Rajesh Vivek

Director

Shyam Benegal

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Synopsis

Set during the 1857 War of Independence, an obsessed Indian Nawab desires to wed a young Anglo-Indian woman, but the girl's obstinate mother stands between them.

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