Haqeeqat

Haqeeqat , India, 17 April 1964

The movie stars Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, Priya Rajvansh, Sanjay Khan and Vijay Anand. the music is by Madan Mohan and the lyrics by Kaifi Azmi. The movie was based on the 1962 Sino-Indian War. It won the National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film in 1965.

Set against the Sino-Indian War of 1962, the film's main plot concerns a small platoon of Indian soldiers in the hilly terrain of Ladakh who are considered dead but are rescued by Ladakhi tribesmen and by Capt. Bahadur Singh (Dharmendra). They are asked to retreat from their post (chowky) as the Chinese have surrounded them. Capt. Bahadur Singh and his girlfriend Angmo (Priya Rajvansh) die holding the Chinese at bay so that their comrades can retreat to safety. But even the retreating soldiers are heavily outnumbered and give up their lives for the country.

  • Genre: Action
  • Runtime: 184 Minutes
  • Director: Chetan Anand
  • Awards: 1965: National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film: Haqeeqat, Filmfare Best Art Direction Award for M. S. Sathyu