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Nanak Shah Fakir
There's but one god.

Nanak Shah Fakir

13 Apr, 2018
2 hrs 25 mins
691 votes
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The film is based on the life and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Born in 1469, Nanak traveled the world to spread the essence of `Ik Onkar` (there is but One God) as a philosophy and way of life. A philosophy that has survived and risen above the flux of conflict and time, impacting over 50 million followers worldwide and giving birth to Sikhsm as a way of life.

Throughout his life, Guru Nanak shared his blessings of divine knowledge through mystic and soulfully divine music. He sang to the Lord and taught us, ordinary mortals, the virtues of peace, love and harmony. Guru Nanak was referred to as Shah by the Muslims and Fakir by the Hindus, the highest honor given in both religions, and hence came to be known as Nanak Shah Fakir.
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Verdict: A one-of-its-kind biopic. Making a religious movie comes with its own challenges. Before you know it, the film can get stuck in a whirlpool of bans, protests, and chaos. The biopic of the Guru Nanak (the first of ten Sikh gurus), is in the theatres countrywide now, after getting a clearance from the Supreme []... ...Read full review
Making a religious biopic in India is a losing battle; there are too many rules, too many perspectives on religion to let the visual medium depict history with creative licenses. Nanak Shah Fakir, a vast, sweeping representation of Guru Nanak`s life narrated by loyal disciple and Rubab player Bhai Mardani (Zakaria), isn`t the first passionate celebration of His philosophy, and won`t be the last. As we speak, this is ironically being banned somewhere in our democratic country for the `human-like CGI depiction` of Guru Nanak. ...Read full review
The film is based on the life and beliefs of Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism and the first of the Sikh Gurus, whose teachings can be found in the Guru Granth Sahib. Nanak travelled across the length and breadth of undivided India and beyond to spread the message of Ik Onkar (One God), a central tenet of Sikh religious philosophy. ...Read full review