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Disambiguation : this page is about the Bollywwod Movie ; for the TV Series, look at The Border.

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Movie (1997)
Hindi title : बॉर्डर

Starring:
Sunny Deol (Major Kuldip Singh Chandpuri)
Jackie Shroff (Wing Commander Andy Bajwa)
Akshaye Khanna (2nd Lt. Dharamvir Singh)
Pooja Bhatt (Kamla (Dharamvir's fiancee))

Bollywood War film based on the Indo-Pakistani War of December 1971, especially the battle of Longewala.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23

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Hindustan Aeronautics HF-24 Marut

A desk model with a HAL HF-24 Marut diving on a main battle tank. Looks like a memory trophy to celebrate the battle of the 5th December 1971 ... as the Squadron leader is just receiving his orders from the Wing Commander some days before the battle !

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The desk model in front of the left window is probably a B-24 (twin tail, probably four engine aircraft).

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Hawker Siddeley HS.748

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Antonov An-32

A chronogical error : the first flight of the An-32 dates back to 1976.

Antonov An-32 of Indian Air Force, coded 2686.
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 UM 'Fishbed'

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Bis 'Fishbed'

Acting the actual Mig-21 ML.

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Paskitani aircrafts are just shown by night.
Probably a Mig-21.

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Really Mig-21s.

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Hawker Hunter FGA.56

The type was decommissioned the year the movie was shot. Hunters of No.20 Squadron Lightnings.
Several serials seen like A476 :

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The next one is A484.

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Last but not least, a CGI shot which ends the battle.

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