Earth

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Earth (released in India as 1947: Earth) is a 1998 Indian period drama film directed by Deepa Mehta. It is based upon Bapsi Sidhwa's novel, Cracking India, (1991, U.S.; 1992, India; originally published as Ice Candy Man, 1988, England). read more

Earth (released in India as 1947: Earth) is a 1998 Indian period drama film directed by Deepa Mehta. It is based upon Bapsi Sidhwa's novel, Cracking India, (1991, U.S.; 1992, India; originally published as Ice Candy Man, 1988, England). Earth is the second installment of Mehta's Elements trilogy. It was preceded by Fire (1996) and followed by Water (2005). It was India's entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Original Release

09/16/1998

US Release

09/16/1998

Cast

Aamir Khan Dil Navaz
Nandita Das Shanta
Maia Sethna Lenny Sethna
Kitu Gidwani Bunty Sethna
Arif Zakaria Rustom Sethna
Eric Peterson Mr. Rogers / Mr. Rogers (IG)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda Imam Din
Pawan Malhotra Butcher
Sunil Mehra Toto Ramji
Navtej Singh Johar Sher Singh
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Deepa Mehta

Writers

Bapsi Sidhwa, Deepa Mehta

Cast

Aamir Khan Dil Navaz
Nandita Das Shanta
Maia Sethna Lenny Sethna
Kitu Gidwani Bunty Sethna
Arif Zakaria Rustom Sethna
Eric Peterson Mr. Rogers / Mr. Rogers (IG)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda Imam Din
Pawan Malhotra Butcher
Sunil Mehra Toto Ramji
Navtej Singh Johar Sher Singh
Bapsi Sidhwa Older Lenny
Rahul Khanna Hassan, the Masseur / Hassan
Gulshan Grover Mr. Singh
Raghuvir Yadav Hariya / Himmat Ali
Rahul Ram Young Sikh man
Jaaved Jaaferi Radio announcer
Shabana Azmi Older Lenny
Babby Singh Yousaf
Kabir Chowdhury Cousin Adi
Lauren Walker Mrs. Rogers

Producers

David Hamilton Executive Producer
Jhamu Sughand Executive Producer
Deepa Mehta Producer
Anne Masson Producer
Sean Atkinson Producer
Dilip Mehta Producer
Tulsidas Sughand Producer

Editors

Barry Farrell

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