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Anjum Rajabali (written by)
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Release Date:
19 June 1998 (India) See more »
Ghulam means a slave. Sidharth (Aamir Khan) is an amateur boxer who does not work, preferring to loaf about with friends... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Aamir Khan ... Siddharth Marathe

Rani Mukerji ... Alisha
Rajit Kapoor ... Jai, Siddhartha's brother
Mita Vasisht ... Siddharth's lawyer (as Meeta Vashishta)

Deepak Tijori ... Charlie
Akshay Anand ... Jai Marathe
Bobby Sainy

Sharat Saxena ... Ronak Singh (Ronnie)
Dalip Tahil ... Mr. Marathe
Raju Kher
Madhu Malhotra
Ashwin Kaushal
Ashutosh Rana ... Agrawal, Shyamsundar
Anil Rajput
Javed Rizvi Jarehavi (as Javed Rizvi)
Daya Shankar Pandey (as Dayashankar Pandey)
Janardhan Darab
Kamlesh Oza
Kamlesh Surve
Razak Khan (as Razzak Khan)
Kiran Randhawa (as Kiran Randhava)
Prakash Khetani
Pappu Khan
Prabir Kumar
Rajab Jaffri
Swarnesh Mohan
Ashok Laad
Mukhtar Ahmed (as Mukhtar Ahamed)
Shaikh Sami
Prithvi Zutshi (as Prithvi Juthi)
Ankush Mohla
Gajanan Jadhav
Harjeet Walia
Tayyab Qureshi
Master Karan
Master Kunal
Master Mazhar
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amin Hajee ... Black Tiger (Champion Boxer) (as Amin)

Directed by
Vikram Bhatt 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Anjum Rajabali  written by

Produced by
Mukesh Bhatt .... producer
Original Music by
Amar Haldipur 
Jatin Pandit  (as Jatin)
Lalit Pandit  (as Lalit)
Cinematography by
Film Editing by
Waman B. Bhosle  (as Waman Bhonsle)
Art Direction by
Gappa Chakravorty  (as Gappa Chakraborty)
Set Decoration by
Hari Bhirade (setting)
Sandu Sonavane (setting)
Costume Design by
Anna Singh 
Makeup Department
Sadanand Shedge .... makeup artist
Sunil Shedge .... makeup artist
Production Management
Sadashiv Athule .... production manager
Sayed Ayub .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Avinash .... assistant director
Hridesh Kamble .... assistant director
Sujit Mondal .... chief assistant director (as Sujit Mandal)
Rashid .... assistant director
Mukul Rawat .... assistant director
Kaifi Rizvi .... assistant director
Art Department
Shovan Mukherjee .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Adil Ali .... sound assistant
Sajjan Choudhary .... sound effects
Hitendra Ghosh .... sound re-recordist: Rajkamal Kalamandir
Rajendra Gupta .... sound effects
Uday Inamati .... audiographer
Dilip Narwade .... sound effects
Nilesh Oza .... sound assistant
S.M. Pawar .... audio editor (as Mr. Pawar)
Karnail Singh .... sound effects (as Karnal Singh)
Vikram Biswas .... foley recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Francis Fernandes .... opticals (as Francis)
Prafull Gade .... title designer (as Praful)
Suresh Naik .... opticals
N.V. Pai .... opticals
Mukul Rawat .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Wilson Louis .... visual effects producer
Sanjot Sonalkar .... digital effects artist
Prasad Sutar .... digital compositor
Ejaz Gulab .... assistant stunt coordinator (as Ezaz)
Javed .... assistant stunt coordinator
Abbas Ali Moghul .... stunt action director (as Abbas-Hanif)
Haniif Sheikh .... action director (as Abbas-Hanif)
Camera and Electrical Department
Manash Das .... lighting in charge (as Manas Das)
Arun Kumar .... assistant camera
Siraj Uddin .... still photographer: Exposure (as Siraj Bhai)
Jeevan Vishwakarma .... lighting in charge
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sunil Jadhav .... dressman
Sharad Shelar .... dressman
Rajendra Waghmare .... dressman
Editorial Department
Diwakar Bhonsle .... assistant editor
Ajay Kumar Das .... editor in charge
Vijay Kumar Das .... editor in charge
Virendra Gharse .... assistant editor
Vivek Pratap .... assistant editor
Rohita Shetty .... negative cutter
Baliram Sonar .... negative cutter
Music Department
Shakeel Ahmed .... song recordist: Blue Diamond
Aamir Khan .... playback singer
Udit Narayan .... playback singer
S.M. Pawar .... song recordist (as Pawar)
Nitin Raikwar .... lyrics
Kumar Sanu .... playback singer
Alka Yagnik .... playback singer
Other crew
Ritu Aswal .... accountant
Babu .... production boy
Mukesh Bhatt .... presenter
Nimesh Bhatt .... choreographer
Anant Bhuwad .... production controller
Rajendra Bisht .... accountant
Atin Chakravorty .... production executive (as Atin Chakraborty)
Chandramani Das .... office in charge (as Chandramani Das Chandu)
Nirmal Das .... office in charge
Ganesh .... production boy
P.V. Hegde .... accounts manager
Shakti Himachali .... production controller
Shalini Jagesha .... associate publicist
Kancha .... production boy
Ahmed Khan .... choreographer
Raju Khan .... choreographer: "Jaadu Hai"
Reshma Khan .... dance assistant (as Reshma)
Lollypop .... choreographer
Maruti .... production boy
Amod Mehra .... press coordinator
Jagan Poojari .... production boy (as Jagan)
S.K. Punder .... legal advisor
Rakesh .... production boy
Ramesh .... production boy
Rajendra Rao .... press coordinator
Naresh Shikari .... dance assistant (as Naresh)
Thakur .... production boy (as Thakoor)
Ramesh Thapar .... general manager
Tejal Thoria .... accountant
Shirin N. Bhatt .... film dedicated to (as Mrs. Shirin N. Bhatt)

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Truly a masterpiece and Aamir Khan's best performance, 13 January 2014
Author: faris ahmad from Pakistan

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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