“Kar chale hum Fida, Jaan O Tan Saathiyon
Ab tumhare hawaale watan Saathiyon”
#Haqeeqat is a war saga filmed in Ladakh about the Indo-China War in 1962. A tribute to brave Indian soldiers, but yet doesn’t glorify war. It mourns for those who fought with Chinese Army amidst all odds. This film sends chill down your spines even today and tells a brave story of hardships the soldiers go through like hunger, separation from their beloved, love for the nation and above all world peace. Life of a soldier,where the choices are made on life and death, and country and family have been woven into a story like never before.
Shot extensively in #Laddakh, The film was ahead of its time technically. Watching this film, you won’t believe it was shot in 60s with limited techniques as the cinematography, by #Sadanand equals from the movies like “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” or “Lakshya.” Besides the camera work, the performances by #BalraajSahni , #Dharmendra, #VijayAnand, #SanjayKhan and #PriyaRajvansh are to be watched out for. In terms of script or details, the film surpasses any other war film we recall. It’s a glory to see a classic from 60s made with limited techniques overshadowing the modern day film. Overall, #Haqeeqat pays tribute to the valor of numerous soldiers who lost their lives for their country.
The film was written and directed by #ChetanAnand and its songs penned down by #KaifiAzmi were musically rendered by #MadanMohan. The film was nominated at Filmfare for Best film and Best Director.