A brilliant ad by Google which touches the India Pakistan partition in a very nice way.
Partitions divide countries, friendships find a way
The India-Pakistan partition in 1947 separated many friends and families overnight. A granddaughter in India decides to surprise her grandfather on his birthday by reuniting him with his childhood friend (who is now in Pakistan) after over 6 decades of separation, with a little help from Google Search.
Transcript of the video:
This is me…
and this is Yusuf…
my childhood best friend
In front of our house in Lahore…
there was a big park…
with a gate that was constructed in the Stone Age.
Every evening, we would fly kites there…
then go to Yusuf’s sweet shop…
steal ‘Jhajariya’s’ and eat them
Hello Mr. Mehra…
Hello, how are you?
Hello salaam alaikum…
Granddad, a call for you from Delhi
Hello, I am Suman from Delhi…
your childhood friend Baldev’s grand-daugther
Do you remember, when you were kids…
you used to get together and steal ‘Jhajariyas’?
When the partition happened…
we had relocate to India overnight
I miss Yusuf a lot…
Can you hurry up please?
Happy Birthday my friend…
Oh…Yusuf… my friend