Film & Video

The Partition Library is presently under construction. Once completed, the library will be a compilation of all known resources on Partition managed by a team of volunteer staff and interns, and kept updated through your contributions.

Know of a book, movie or website on Partition that you would like to see listed here? Contact us with your suggestions and help develop this citizen-powered library. The development of this library is a work in progress and we welcome your contribution.

A Thin Wall

April, 2015
Mara Ahmed

Abar Ashibo Phire/Way Back Home

January, 2004
Supriyo Sen

Amar Rahe Yeh Pyar

January, 1961
Prabhu Dayal

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

July, 2013
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Bhowani Junction

January, 1956
George Cukor


March, 1962


February, 2014
Ramesh Sippy and Jyoti Sarup


January, 1960
Manmohan Desai


February, 1951
Nemai Ghosh

Chitra Nadir Pare/Quiet Flows the River Chitra

February, 1999
Tanvir Mokammel


June, 2010
Haissam Hussain


January, 1961
Yash Chopra

Dynasty: The Nehru-Gandhi Story

April, 1998


July, 1998
Deepa Mehta

Ekti Nadir Naam/Name of a River

June, 2003
Anup Singh

Eqbal Ahmad and the partitioning of India

February, 1996
Eqbal Ahmad

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha/Revolt: A Love Story

June, 2001
Anil Sharma


February, 1983
Richard Attenborough

Gandhi and the partition of India

December, 1982
Richard Attenborough

Gandhi's India

February, 1969

Garam Hava/Scorching Winds

November, 1974
M.S. Sathyu

Hawa Kay Naam/ For a Place Under the Heavens

January, 2003
Sabiha Sumar

Hey Ram

February, 2000
Kamal Haasan

Images Of India: A Social Studies Primer

February, 1998
Films Media Group

India After Independence

February, 1993
Films for the Humanities

India, the Brightest Jewel

January, 1977

India: The Turmoils of The Century

January, 1994
Arnaud Mandagaran

Jukti Takko Aar Gappo/Reason, Debate and a Story

December, 1974
Ritwik Ghatak

Kartar Singh

June, 1959
Saifudin Saif

Karvaan/Shadows in the dark

September, 1999
Pankaj Butalia

Kashmir: Freedom’s Thirst

February, 2012
Sanjay Kak

Kashmir: The Legacy of Partition of India

February, 2001
Films Media Group

Khamosh Pani/ Silent waters

February, 2004
Sabiha Sumar

Khayal Darpan

July, 2006
Yousuf Saeed

Komal Gandhar

March, 1961
Ritwik Ghatak

Komal Gandhar/A Soft Note on a Sharp Scale (Ghatak’s Trilogy Part Two)

March, 1961
Ritwik Ghatak

Kya Dilli Kya Lahore

May, 2014
Vijay Raaz

Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy

April, 1986
Tom Clegg

Meghe Dhaka Tara

April, 1960
Ritwik Ghatak

Meghe Dhaka Tara/The Cloud-Capped Star (Ghatak’s Trilogy Part One)

April, 1960
Ritwik Ghatak

Midnight’s Children

September, 2012
Deepa Mehta

Mr. Jinnah: The Making of Pakistan

October, 1997
Christopher Mitchell

Nāgarika/The Citizen

January, 1952
Ritwik Ghatak

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero

May, 2005
Shyam Benegal

Our True Legacy

December, 2013
Ken McMullen

Padma Nadir Majhi

January, 2004
Goutam Ghose

Pardesan wich Punjabi

January, 2009
S.S. Walia


February, 2007
Vic Sarin


August, 1987
Ken McMullen

Partition of India : legacy of blood

January, 1997
Christopher Mitchell

Partition of Pakistan: legacy of blood

January, 1997
Christopher Mitchell and Sophia Swire


October, 2003
Chandra Prakash Dwivedi


January, 2010
Raj Kanwar


January, 1993
Ketan Mehta


January, 1948
Ramesh Saigal

Shaheed-E-Mohabbat Boota Singh

January, 1999
Shamim Ara, Manoj Punj

Soul of India: Hindus and Muslims in Conflict

February, 2002
Steven Silver


October, 1965
Ritwik Ghatak

Subarnarekha/The Golden Thread

January, 1965
Ritwikkumar Ghatak

Subarnarekha/The Golden Thread (Ghatak’s Trilogy Part Three)

August, 1965
Ritwik Ghatak

Swapnabhumi/The Promised Land

January, 2007
Tanvir Mokammel

Tāhādera kathā

December, 2004
Buddhadeba Dasagupta


January, 1987
Govind Nihalani

The Birth of Pakistan

February, 1993
Films for the Humanities

The Day India Burned: Partition

August, 2007
Ricardo Pollack

The Division of Hearts

January, 1987
Satti Khanna & Peter Chappell

The Jewel in the Crown

January, 1984
Jim O'Brien

The Road to Indian Independence

February, 1990
Marie-Louise Derrien

The Sky Below

June, 2008
Sarah Singh

The Story of India

August, 2007
Jeremy Jeffs

The Story of India: Freedom

February, 2008
Michael Wood

Three Women of Three Times and The Border

December, 2011
Buddhadeb Dasgupta

Toba Tekh Singh

March, 2010
Afia Nathaniel

Train to Pakistan

November, 1998
Pamela Rooks

Veer Savarkar

November, 2001
Ved Rahi