Jan 22, 2016 Release Date:
130 min Runtime:
This movie is the real story of an Indian businessman, Ranjit Katyal, set in 1990 in Kuwait. Katyal lives with his daughter and wife Amrita and feels scornful about Indians. One day, Iraq, under the orders of President Saddam, attacks Kuwait and Iraqi soldiers start killing every Kuwaiti. Katyal learns that there are 170,000 Indians who are left as refugees and the government has fled away. He tries contacting the Indian embassy but grasps that it has been evacuated. He reaches out to the Indian Foreign Ministry and pleads for help for the stranded Indians. Along with his friends, he builds a makeshift tent for 500 Indians. The rest of the story chronicles Ranjit’s struggling efforts to get help for evacuating his countrymen and how he ultimately succeeds. Just when he was about to board the plane, an Iraqi soldier gets his wife to gunpoint but he is outnumbered by the Indians. They safely leave Iraq.
Also Known As:
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