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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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Truly a masterpiece and Aamir Khan's best performance
13 January 2014 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

Ghulam is truly a masterpiece with an excellent theme by Vikram Bhatt.Definitely it is his best directorial venture.The plot of the movie taken from ON THE WATER FRONT fits very well to the culture of Subcontinent,beautifully reflects the hardships & attitude of the society in big cities and also shows the right way to fight against injustice & cruelty.The sole of the film is Aamir Khan's stunning performance.The way he has portrayed the character of Sidhu a confused,tipori is awesome.This performance has for sure declared Aamir Khan as the best actor in history of Indian cinema.Rani Mukherji looked very fresh and beautiful, the only flaw of the film is her dubbed voice which was needless.SharatSexana in the role of Ronak Singh is excellent.Music is very good.All the songs are good with "ab naam mohabbat ke ilzam " & "aati kya khandala" stand out.Overall it is an excellent film.I have seen this film 18 times till date and i recommend it to every movie lover.


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