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Ghulam (1998)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Siddharth Marathe
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Alisha
Rajit Kapoor ...
Jai, Siddhartha's brother
Mita Vasisht ...
Siddharth's lawyer (as Meeta Vashishta)
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Charlie
Akshay Anand ...
Jai Marathe
Bobby Sainy
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Ronak Singh (Ronnie)
Dalip Tahil ...
Mr. Marathe
Raju Kher
Madhu Malhotra
Ashwin Kaushal
Ashutosh Rana ...
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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GHULAM - Guess whose the real hero ?
28 February 2005 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

Amir plays the role of a confused, frustrated and sensitive "gunda" who lives with the evil but surprisingly knows the difference between right and wrong. His conscious is alive maybe because of something he saw happening to his dad when he was young. It casted a lasting effect on him and it stayed with him all his life. His brother also realizes the difference between the right and the wrong but readily accepts the wrong because he doesn't mind taking shortcuts in life. Excellent performances by Amir Khan and Rani both. The real hero, however, is Ronnie. He gave the best performance of his life. Every single dialog of his is nothing less than Gabbar's from Sholay. Not only does this movie have some great acting, but some excellent screenplay, dialogs, direction, storyline, and songs! One of my favorite Hindi movies of all time. Rating: ****

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