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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.

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Sunita
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Satveer Kohli
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Ghajini Dharmatma (as Pradeep Rawat)
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Asif Ahmed
John Cardiel
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Havaldar Vijyanti
Neville Dadachanji ...
Mr. Mehta
Mahendra Gole
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Sampat / Sanjay Singhania
Simon Hewitt
Kiran Deep Jagi
Raj Jamdade
Firdausi Jussawalla ...
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Medical student, Sunita, is driven by curiosity to study the case of Sanjay Singhania, who is afflicted with short-term memory loss. She runs into him, befriends him, and finds out that he is out to kill a seemingly benevolent citizen, Ghajini Dharmatma. After warning the latter of the impending danger, she subsequently comes across a number of diaries written by Sanjay and attempts to put together a jigsaw puzzle as to how a successful and wealthy businessman became a crazed recluse, who re-lives his past through tattoos on his body, notes and Polaroid photographs on the wall of his Hiranandani Complex flat, and his sole obsession of carrying out his deadly mission - little knowing that Ghajini and his goons are out to erase every bit of evidence he has gathered and thus ensure that he ends up remembering nothing. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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25 December 2008 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Гаджини  »

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INR 200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$288,075, 2 January 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,430,631

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,430,631
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During the production stages the marketing department released the tonsured wounded head shot of Aamir Khan's new appearance for the movie. That made many fans try the 'new hairstyle' and named it as "the Ghajini cut". Some of the institutions even banned that haircut, feeling that it looks bad on the students and brings down the reputation of the college. See more »

Goofs

Sunita hands over the footprint on cement as a gift to Sanjay. It is supposed to be of some weight but she hands it over like a piece of cardboard. See more »

Crazy Credits

The film is named after the villain. See more »

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Referenced in Trip to Bhangarh: Asia's Most Haunted Place (2014) See more »

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Tu Meri Aduri Pyaas Pyaas, Tu Aa Gai Mann Ko Raas Raas
Lyrics by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Javed Ali and Sonu Nigam
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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brilliant
26 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

well...everyone has the right to their own opinion....but in my own i feel ghajini has heart..it is on of those movies which take you down to reality and touch every human emotional chord in your body...LOVE is what it talks about and how it drives a person so mad when he loses it...i think there is a person inside us who wishes he could play the role aamir did ....but we are scared of doing that...i think aam ir has done a fabulous job and my final judgment is...people who love crying and don't feel ashamed to let their emotional side touch them..its worth a watch..well you should deffo watch it...people who are heartless the main comment wud suit u....that is that aamir cant act no more...well guess what he can and and only passionate and emotional ppl who have loved once in their lives can understand that...5 out of 5...cheers...


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