Set in post-colonial India, QISSA tells the story of Umber Singh, a Sikh, who is forced to flee his village due to ethnic cleansing at the time of partition in 1947. Umber decides to fight fate and builds a new home for his family. When Umber marries his youngest child Kanwar to Neeli, a girl of lower caste, the family is faced with the truth of their identities; where individual ambition and destinies collide in a struggle with eternity.

Original Title Qissa
German Title Qissa
French Title Qissa
Other Titles Qissa
Directed by Anup Singh
Country India
Available Formats
Screenplay Anup Singh, Madhuja Mukherjee
Film Editing Bernd Euscher
Soundtrack Beatrice Thiriet, Manish J Tipu
Cinematography Sebastian Edschmid
Sound Peter Flamman
Décors Tim Pannen
Costumes Divya Gambhir, Nidhi Gambhir
Production Johannes Rexin, Bettina Brokemper
Runtime 109 Min.
Language Panjabi/d/f
Irrfan Khan
Tillotama Shome
Tisca Chopra

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