Jinnah (1998)

A 11/07/1998 (GB) HistoryWarDrama 1h 50m

He fought for justice, and made Pakistan.

Overview

Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation for the Muslim regime, infuriating Lord Mountbatten. Mountbatten then tries to enlist Gandhi & Nehru to persuade Jinnah to stop his efforts. Gandhi sides with Jinnah, which upsets Nehru. However, Jinnah turns down the offer to become prime minister and the film takes another slide back to 1916, which reveals all of the political implications that have occurred.

  1. Jamil Dehlavi

    Director, Writer

  2. Akbar Ahmed

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee

    Mohammed Ali Jinnah

  2. James Fox

    James Fox

    Mountbatten

  3. Maria Aitken

    Maria Aitken

    Edwina

  4. Shashi Kapoor

    Shashi Kapoor

    Narrator

  5. Richard Lintern

    Richard Lintern

    Jinnah (Younger)

  6. Indira Varma

    Indira Varma

    Ruttie Jinnah

  7. Sam Dastor

    Gandhi

  8. Robert Ashby

    Nehru

  9. Shireen Shah

    Fatima Jinnah

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Jinnah
Jinnah

Status Released

Original Language Urdu

Budget -

Revenue $230,000.00

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