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Siddharth Marathe
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Alisha
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Jai, Siddhartha's brother
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Siddharth's lawyer (as Meeta Vashishta)
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Charlie
Akshay Anand ...
Jai Marathe
Bobby Sainy
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Ronak Singh (Ronnie)
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Mr. Marathe
Madhu Malhotra
Ashwin Kaushal
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Agrawal, Shyamsundar
Anil Rajput
Javed Rizvi Jarehavi ...
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Ghulam means a slave. Sidharth (Aamir Khan) is an amateur boxer who does not work, preferring to loaf about with friends. His older brother Jai (Rajit Kapoor) works with a gangster who rules the neighborhood, terrorizing merchants and demanding protection money. As a child Sidharth idolized his father, an ex-freedom fighter, whom he saw committing suicide in guilt after a visit from an old acquaintance. Sidharth meets a girl, Alisha (Rani Mukerji), who rides with a motorcycle gang, and Hari, a social worker. The film tells the story of Sidharth's romance with Alisha and his reformation. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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For the climax, Aamir didn't wash his face for 8 days to look suitably battered. See more »

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Referenced in The Hour: Episode #7.86 (2011) See more »

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Ghulam
Lyrics handled by Indivar (as Indeevar, aka Shyamalal Babu Rai), Nitin Raikwar, Sameer,Vinod Mahindru (as Vinod Mahendra)
Music composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit as Jatin-Lalit.
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shows what a great actor amir khan is!
16 July 2006 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

i was not a big amir khan's fan before this movie but after watching "ghulam" it not only made me amir khan's fan but also at the same he stamped himself as the bollywood ace...

"Ghulam" shows the sudden change in the life of sidharth who first being non-serious in his life soon realise the reality of the life and when he becomes more loyal he has to pay for the changes.. emotional scenes are wonderfully executed by amir khan, the way he has tackled difficult scenes shows what a brilliant actor he's been for bollywood... whereas rani mukherjee looks gorgeous but have little to offer in a brief role.. all in all a very good movie with a good twist and a better second half... also the climax was very astonishing... the music is good to ear... highly recommended to all amir khan's fans!


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