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Swades (2004) Poster

(2004)

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For authenticity, Ashutosh Gowariker shot a scene at Launch Pad 39A, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. This is the first Indian film to actually be shot inside the NASA research center.
When Mohan and the villagers get together in the school for a celebration, we can see a blackboard in the background with a design drawn on it with chalk. That design is actually the logo of Ashutosh Gowariker Productions.
The mahurat (start-of-filming prayer) was done on 2 January 2004 and was given by Aamir Khan.
Ashutosh Gowariker first offered Hritik Roshan the lead role, but he declined saying his image didn't go with the character.
Mohan Bhargava is working on a rainfall monitoring satellite known as the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM), which is lifted into an orbit aboard a Space Shuttle. The GPM is an actual NASA mission, currently scheduled to launch in 2007.
Ashutosh Gowariker was the voice of Ravana in the song "Pal Pal Hai Bhari".
Ashutosh Gowariker originally wanted Hrithik Roshan to play the lead role but he declined. The role then went to Shah Rukh Khan.

Cameo 

Aamir Khan:  among the child artists shown in the movie Yadon Ki Baraat.

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