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
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Satveer Kohli
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Ghajini Dharmatma (as Pradeep Rawat)
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Asif Ahmed
John Cardiel
Vibha Chhibber ...
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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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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Ghajini (2005) was made in Tamil by the same director A.R. Murugadoss. It starred Suriya, Asin and Nayanthara whereas in Hindi remake, Aamir Khan plays the role of Surya and Asin remains the common factor, Jiah Khan plays the role of Nayantara. See more »

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Sanjay has a scar running across the top of his head, despite only being struck with the metal rod on the back and front of his head. See more »

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The film is named after the villain. See more »

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References Amélie (2001) 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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Absolute Rubbish
17 May 2016 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A lot of peeps here are calling out on others who compare this movie with Memento saying it's an unfair comparison and that this one is more fun to watch because it's Bollywood and the story's changed a little.

No.

If you judge movies you have to apply the same standard across the board. It is disappointing to see so many Bollywood movies in the top movies' list which do not deserve to be there at all. Three idiots, Lagaan, Vishwaroopam are all great movies but if you think they are comparable with other Hollywood classics, I'm sorry but you're deluded. Other Indian movies by Mani Ratnam, Satyajit Ray deserve more recognition in this respect.

I really hate it when Bollywood films fail to acknowledge where they get their inspiration from if the main premise of a plot is blatantly copied from elsewhere (be it from other States in India or overseas). A movie should give recognition where it's due. To do otherwise is intellectual theft.


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