KRANTIKAAL (2005)

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Political drama. Rajib, a militant from north-eastern India, accused of being involved in a separatist movement is on the run from the police. He takes refuge in the mansion of a one-time Maharaja. The elderly man lives alone in his once grand home with his son and daughter-in-law. The terrorist, takes them hostage but in his interaction with the daughter-in-law he is faced with an Indian woman whose intellect and moral strength reminds him of the essential qualities of Indian tradition. This causes him to re-assess the ideals which have led him to justify violence.

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