Yash Chopra's thinly veiled plea for reconciliation between India and Pakistan is cloaked in a decades-spanning Romeo-and-Juliet romance. In the present day, principled, Pakistani human-rights lawyer Saamiya Siddiqui (Rani Mukherjee), who overcame entrenched prejudice against women in the legal profession to fulfill her late father's progressive ambitions, is about to try her first case. It's a tough one: Prisoner 786 (Shahrukh Kahn), an Indian national, has been imprisoned in a Lahore jail for 22 years and his case is up for review. But he hasn't spoken since he was imprisoned, so how will Saamiya even begin to build an argument for his release? Saamiya breaks throu...