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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
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Mr. Mehta
Mahendra Gole
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Sampat / Sanjay Singhania
Simon Hewitt
Kiran Deep Jagi
Raj Jamdade
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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)  »

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Гаджини  »

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Budget:

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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The first Hindi movie ever to cross 100 crore. It also started the trend of the prestigious "100 crore " club. See more »

Goofs

Sanjay Singhania (Aamir Khan) suffers from Anterograde Amnesia, whereby a person remembers everything before the incident which caused the problem. Therefore, he should have remembered his personal assistant as well as the flat which he bought for Kalpana (and later used as his base). However, he relies on photographs and notes to remember these things as well. See more »

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The film is named after the villain. See more »

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Written by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal and Pravin Mani
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Excellent - Aamir proves it again!!!
25 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

It is very pleasant to see, in the past decade, the Indian movies has raised themselves in standards. Ghajini definitely is one of the toughest project that Aamir khan would have done, there is no doubt in that. It is not always easy to remake a hit version and alter the storyline here and there and still come out good. It is only possible through the best men in the industry. And Aamir is THE best. ARRahman - WOW!!! He made the Kaise mujhe song echo in all the audience's heart as they leave the theater. Its like "Every night in my dreams" song from titanic. Soul touching performance from the music Guru!! Overall, this movie has to be watched for its storyline, humor, sentiment, twists. Overall Ghajini is a great entertainment-packed. Go! watch it today!!!!


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