An intense and intricately woven period drama told in flashback, 'Hey Ram,' has a semi-fictional plot set against the tumultuous backdrop of India's Partition and the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by the Hindu activist Nathuram Godse.
This epic drama delves into concepts of the a protagonist's journey from religious hatred, to love, empathy and tolerance, with the theme of the partition of Bengal in the background.
This is the story of Saket Ram, as narrated by his grandson. The movie takes place as Ram, a retired archeologist, lies on his deathbed, on 6 December 1999, the 7th anniversary of the destruction of Babri Mosque in Ayodhya, and travels back in time exploring concepts of love, hatred, religious extremism and fanaticism.
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