A video game developer's world spirals out of control when his shape-shifting indestructible virtual creation becomes all too real.

Director:

Writers:

, (dialogue) | 6 more credits »
10 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

10 Things to Know About 'Rangoon'

Click through for fun facts and photos about Vishal Bhardwaj's World War II drama.

See more

IMDb Quiz: How Well Do You Know 'Rang De Basanti'?

Enter the Masti Ki Paathshala and find out if you're a true RDB fan. Take the IMDb Rang De Basanti movie quiz and test your knowledge of this top-rated Indian film starring Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, Kunal Kapoor, Soha Ali Khan, and Siddharth.

Take the quiz

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Happy New Year I (2014)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A team of losers win the love of millions in their quest to pull off the biggest diamond heist ever by team India.

Director: Farah Khan
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan
Don 2 (2011)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An international gangster turns himself in, then dramatically escapes - only to face treachery and betrayal.

Director: Farhan Akhtar
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Florian Lukas, Om Puri
Action | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

What could have been a sad journey turns joyful for Rahul when he falls in love with a woman en route to submerging his grandfather's ashes.

Director: Rohit Shetty
Stars: Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Satyaraj
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An uncompromising film on true love from the legendary and unforgettable director Yash Chopra which is fascinatingly distinctive and contemporary.

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

Director: Farah Khan
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal
Don I (2006)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A simple man, Vijay, is recruited by a police officer to masquerade as Don, the leader of an international gang of smugglers. But things go wrong when the officer is killed and Vijay is left to fend for himself.

Director: Farhan Akhtar
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Rampal
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A middle-aged man who lost his love for life rediscovers it by assuming a new identity in order to rekindle the romantic spark in his marriage.

Director: Aditya Chopra
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Vinay Pathak, Anushka Sharma
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Dev, a famous footballer, becomes injured and gets dependent on Riya. Brooding on his ill-fate, he gets suspicous of an affair going on between Riya and another man. Is the affair a reality, and if it is, will Dev openly accuse Riya?

Director: Karan Johar
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Amitabh Bachchan
Main Hoon Na (2004)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general's daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother.

Director: Farah Khan
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Sunil Shetty
Paheli (2005)
Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A folk tale - supernatural love story about a ghost who falls in love with a newlywed woman.

Director: Amol Palekar
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Rani Mukerji
Billu (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When a famous Bollywood actor visits a small village for a film's shoot, a lowly hairdressers claim that they were once childhood friends soon makes him the centre of attention.

Director: Priyadarshan
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Lara Dutta, Om Puri
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Raj and Priya come from two different strata of society. While Raj owns a small-time transport business and belongs to the economically middle class section of society, Priya belongs to the... See full summary »

Director: Aziz Mirza
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Jas Arora
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Shekhar / G.One
...
Ra.One
...
Sonia S. Subramanium
...
Jenny Nayar
...
Airport Security Guard
...
The Desi Girl / Damsel in Distress
...
Iyer
Armaan Verma ...
Prateek / Shekhar's Son
...
Barron
...
Taxi-Driver
...
Khalnayak
...
Chitti (as Rajnikanth)
...
The Daddy
...
Billy
Alex Moore ...
Dad
Edit

Storyline

A video game developer's world spirals out of control when his shape-shifting indestructible virtual creation becomes all too real.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Introducing G.One : Superhero With A H.A.R.T. See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| | | | |

Release Date:

26 October 2011 (India)  »

Also Known As:

G.One  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,654,023 (USA) (28 October 2011)

Gross:

$2,509,150 (USA) (18 November 2011)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| (Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound)| | |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A huge set of CST station was created at a studio in London to show the climax of the film. See more »

Goofs

G.One is always shown with blue eyes. But just before the song "Chamakh Challo" he has brown eyes that will change back into blue ones as he starts singing. See more »

Quotes

Shekhar: Ladai goliyon se nahin, dil se jeeti jati hain. (Bullets don't win you a battle, your heart does.)
See more »

Crazy Credits

The film is named after the villain of the film. See more »

Connections

References Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Promotional Overdose..!
29 October 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

THE GAG: Ra-One should have been released in the month of April. We could have laughed it off as a 'fools day' gag considering the content, the inflated ticket prices and non-stop TV branding. The average movie goer was fooled left, right and center..!

THE PLOT: Shekhar (Shahrukh Khan) is a video game developer who develops a game that has an unassailable villain so as to impress his villain fanatic son Prateek (Aman Verma).

THE MISSING PLOT: RA-ONE is the villain 'program prototype' in the game which goes on to assume the body of Arjun Rampal from an advertisement poster, in real life. How the villain character transforms into a real life super villain is beyond the average movie goer. RA-ONE , now transformed, is on a Prateek chasing spree, just because Prateek's good at video games. And remember this was not supposed to be a 'leave your brains at home' kind..!

POSITIVE CHARGE: The music needs a mention. It is catchy. The audience love the party dancing. G-ONE (who is the ever predictable counter measure of RA-ONE aka HERO ).

NEGATIVE CHARGE: The outcome of the movie is not convincing. SRK is not SFX material. His acting is his strength which lacked limelight.SFX took precedence in some parts. The script of Ra-One has more pot-holes than that on the streets of Bangalore. Kareena (Sonia) and Arjun(RaOne) lack screen space.

THE WAY AHEAD: There are no B-SCHOOLS in the world that cannot deny Shahrukh an honorary MBA. With the hype he generated for a 6 month period if not more has proved him an expert marketing tycoon. Will the audience be fooled again come DON-2..?? Time will tell. But surely,next time any form of promotional overdose will not work.

SEQUEAL SCENARIO: The movie ends with an invitation for a would be producer of a RA-ONE TWO. But I'am sure as hell that there will not be any sequels for this movie. Remember the 'super hero' audience is 'once bitten twice shy'..!


86 of 122 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?