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

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Sanjay Singhania / Sachin
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Sunita
Tinnu Anand ...
Satveer Kohli
Pradeep Singh Rawat ...
Ghajini Dharmatma (as Pradeep Rawat)
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Asif Ahmed
John Cardiel
Vibha Chhibber ...
Havaldar Vijyanti
Neville Dadachanji ...
Mr. Mehta
Mahendra Gole
Sunil Grover ...
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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Budget:

INR 200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£318,538 (UK) (26 December 2008)

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$2,411,071 (USA) (16 January 2009)
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According to director A.R. Murugadoss the climax of the movie was rewritten by Aamir Khan. The entire location, incidents and dialogue for the climax were re-polished by Aamir and considered that version far better than his original Tamil version. See more »

Goofs

At the near end of the movie, when Sanjay is following Ghajini on Bike, the SUV in which Ghajini is going is a 2004 model Land Cruiser. In the next scene a 2008 model Land Cruiser is seen. Again in the next scene it becomes a 2004 Model See more »

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The film is named after the villain. See more »

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Referenced in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014) See more »

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Behka Main Behka
Lyrics by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Karthik
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Wow
5 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This may be the most entertaining thing I have ever seen in a theater. It is apparently loosely based (via another movie) on Christopher Nolan's "Memento", and while I enjoyed that, this is far, far more fun to watch.

Frankly, I feel like people always give away too much plot in these IMDb reviews, so all I will say is that this movie involves memory, love and some almost superhuman fight scenes.

I couldn't help but have the feeling that if Hitchcock was directing movies today, they'd be like this. This is pretty much our very own "Rear Window" in terms of being so completely entertaining while also being amazingly well made.


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