Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

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Lagaan released worldwide as Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, is a 2001 Indian epic sports-drama film, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, produced by Aamir Khan and Mansoor Khan, and written by Gowariker and Abbas Tyrewala. Aamir Khan stars along with Gracy Singh, with British actors Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne playing supporting roles. Made on a then-unprecedented budget of ?250 million (equivalent to ?710 million or US$11 million in 2017), the film was shot in an ancient village near Bhuj, India. Wikipedia

Adventure Drama Musical
IMDb: 8.2/10 Metacritic: 84/100 Roger Ebert: 3.5/4 FilmStreets: 84.5%
15 Jun, 2001
Ashutosh Gowariker
Hindi
Bollywood
Aamir Khan and Mansoor Khan
Amitabh Bachchan
Ballu Saluja
A. R. Rahman
Ashutosh Gowariker
Aamir Khan Productions
Anil Mehta
03:44 hrs
25 crores
70 crores

Casts

Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan

Bhuvan. Ashutosh first thought of having Shah Rukh Khan

Gracy Singh
Gracy Singh

Gauri. Several actresses had offered to act in the film

Rachel Shelley
Rachel Shelley

Elizabeth Russell

Paul Blackthorne
Paul Blackthorne

Captain Andrew Russell. Since the script also demanded a British cast

Suhasini Mulay
Suhasini Mulay

Yashodama

Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Raja Puran Singh

Rajendra Gupta
Rajendra Gupta

Mukhiya Ji

Raghubir Yadav
Raghubir Yadav

Bhura (seamer)

Rajesh Vivek
Rajesh Vivek

Guran (seamer)

Rajendranath Zutshi
Rajendranath Zutshi

Ismail (batsman)

Pradeep Rawat
Pradeep Rawat

Deva Singh Sodhi (all-rounder)

Akhilendra Mishra
Akhilendra Mishra

Arjan (batsman)

Daya Shankar Pandey
Daya Shankar Pandey

Goli (seamer)

Shrivallabh Vyas
Shrivallabh Vyas

Ishwar (wicket-keeper)

Yashpal Sharma
Yashpal Sharma

Lakha (batsman)

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone

Amin HajeeBagha (batsman)

Aditya Lakhia
Aditya Lakhia

Kachra (spinner)

A. K. Hangal
A. K. Hangal

Shambu Kaka

John Rowe
John Rowe

Colonel Boyer

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