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The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

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The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.

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Sukhdev
D. Santosh ...
Akhilendra Mishra ...
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Kishan Singh
Farida Jalal ...
Vidyavati K. Singh
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Mannewali
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Jailor (as Mukesh Tewari)
Surendra Rajan ...
Saurabh Dubey ...
Swaroop Kumar ...
Motilal Nehru
Arun Patwardhan ...
Madan Mohan Malviya
Keneth Desai ...
Subhash Chandra Bose (as Kenneth Desai)
Sitaram Panchal ...
Lala Lajpat Rai
Bhaswar Chatterjee ...
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Bhagat was born in British India during the year 1908. As a child he witnessed numerous atrocities committed on fellow Indians by their British rulers, who came to trade under the guise of the East India Company, but ended up controlling most of the nation, and permitting tyrants such as General Dyer to massacre thousands of innocent men, women and children in Jallianwala Baug. As a child he was impressed by Mohandas K. Gandhi, especially his call to launch the non-cooperation movement, which led to thousands of people burning British-made clothing, giving up schools, & college studies, and government jobs - only to be let down by Gandhi himself when he called off the movement. Undaunted, Bhagat decided to be a revolutionary, starting with getting into petty fights, then as a grown-up joining the Hindustan Republic Association. When Lala Lajpat Rai was beaten to death by the police, Bhagat, along with Shivram Rajguru, Sukhdev, and others daringly carried out the assassination of a ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Brilliant Film
23 April 2004 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The legend of Bhagat Singh is one of the finest movies of Indian film history.The film shows the lifetime of great freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.The film depicts his life,his struggle and his determination brillantly..The film not only shows the freedom fighter's struggle,but also his ideologies and his idea of a progressive nation and how he moved the entire nation. The photography,the script,the dialogues(power packed and very thought-provoking)everything about this movie is splendid.A lot of research has gone into making this film.Brilliant performance by Ajay Devagan as Bhagat singh,Sushant singh as Sukhdev.Ajay literally lived the freedom fighter's life.The music adds to the film's beauty. Raj Kumar Santoshi's brilliant effort and a fitting tribute to the son of the soil.Bollywood should be proud of this masterpiece.


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