India's Frontier Railways

The Samjhauta Express

Series 1 - Episode 3 The Samjhauta Express



Documentary charting the journey of the Samjhauta Express, which crosses the border from India to Pakistan. Passengers include 17-year-old Bilal and his father who are seeking medical treatment in India, along with hockey champion Rahat Khan who is travelling to play an international match. The film also charts the special train journeys laid on annually - amid security concerns - to the home town of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, to mark his birthday. Last in the series.

Cast & Crew

Narrator Bernard Hill
Director Masood Khan
Director Rajesh Shinde
Director Tarun Bhartiya
Executive Producer Grant McKee
Series Director Gerry Troyna
Series Producer Gerry Troyna
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