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

Border movie poster.

Movie (1997)
Hindi title : बॉर्डर

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

Border M23.jpg

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 !

Border Marut-DM.jpg

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

Border Marut-MBT.jpg

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.
Border An-32 ITC.jpg
Border An-32 ITR.jpg

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 UM 'Fishbed'

Border M21UM.jpg

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Bis 'Fishbed'

Acting the actual Mig-21 ML.

Border M21.jpg
Border M21badge.jpg
Border M21pois3.jpg
Border M21pois-TO.jpg

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

Border PAF NightTO.jpg

Really Mig-21s.

Border PAF NightRaid.jpg

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 :

Border Hawker Hunter-A476.jpg

The next one is A484.

Border Hawker Hunter-A484.jpg
Border Hawker Hunter.jpg
Border Hawker Hunter2.jpg
Border Hawker Hunter-exhaust.jpg
Border Hawker Hunter-landing.jpg

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

Border Hawker Hunter-Lightnings.jpg

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