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Release Date:
2 March 2012 (USA) See more »
Plot:
The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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6 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
A real gem in an era of mediocrity See more (73 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Irrfan Khan ... Paan Singh Tomar
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya ... Balram Singh Thomar

Mahie Gill ... Indra
Rajendra Gupta ... Major H.S. Randhawa
Jhakkad Guru ... Man at Ice Stall
Imran Hasnee ... Matadeen Singh Tomar
Zakir Hussain ... M,P.S. Rathore
Brijendra Kala ... Journalist
Jahangir Khan ... Bhawar Singh
Swapnil kiiran Kotriwar ... Hanumanta singh tomar

Vipin Sharma ... Major Masand

Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Gopi Jadav
Dinesh Uniyal ... Recruit
Sanjeeva Vatsa ... Vigyan Singh (uncredited)

Directed by
Tigmanshu Dhulia 
 
Produced by
Siddharth Roy Kapur .... co-producer
Rucha Pathak .... associate producer
Ajay Rai .... line producer
Ronnie Screwvala .... producer
 
Original Music by
Abhishek Ray 
 
Cinematography by
Aseem Mishra 
 
Film Editing by
Aarti Bajaj 
 
Costume Design by
Namratha Jani 
Sachin Lovalekar 
 
Production Management
Rakesh Bhagwani .... unit production manager
Satish Mane .... unit production manager
Mihir Manek .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dhulia Bhav .... assistant director
Shav Dhulia .... first assistant director
Jha Manoj .... associate director
Vinay Vats .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Dheerendra Dwivedi .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Sushant Amin .... sound editor
Subir Kumar Das .... associate film mix engineer
Subir Kumar Das .... associate re-recording mixer
Anup Dev .... sound re-recording mixer
Faisal Majeed .... sound editor
Racchit Malhotra .... associate mixing engineer (as Rachit Malhotra)
Jeetu Singh .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Suchint Mandloi .... cleanup
 
Visual Effects by
Uday Bhaskar Bandaru .... visual effects
Praveen Bareria .... visual effects
Mahesh Baria .... visual effects supervisor: Prime Focus Ltd
Reddy Chandrashekar .... lead compositor
Santosh Choudhary .... online editor
Archana Gogikar .... visual effects artist
Arushi Govil .... compositor
Arushi Govil .... visual effects artist
Shashank Jadhav .... digital compositor: Prime Focus
Vidhi Mehra .... motion graphics artist
Vinay Naik .... digital compositor
Prakash Parmar .... prep artist
Susheel Peris .... visual effects supervisor
Sheshu Madhav Ramagiri .... visual effects artist
Rajeev Kumar Rastogi .... Line Producer (as Rajeev Kumar)
Amey Sakpal .... paint artist
Shyam Shrivastava .... cleanup artist
Anuj Upadhyay .... digital compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Piyush Acharya .... jib camera operator
Arjun Singh Bhurji .... key grip
Dharmendra Bhurji .... key grip
Anil Gaikwad .... assistant camera
Yudhisthira Behera .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Deepti Mhatre .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Rohan Desai .... digital intermediate supervisor
Ranendu Ranjan .... first assistant editor (as Rinku Singh)
 
Music Department
Subir Kumar Das .... surround music mixing
Tony J. Das .... musician: guitar
Amal Mallik .... composer: additional music
Ashish Manchanda .... song mixing engineer
Smriti Minocha .... musician: harmonium
 
Transportation Department
Amit Kumar .... driver
Arfat Mondal .... driver
Surinder Singh .... driver
 
Other crew
Aditi Anand .... creative team
Satish S. Dodani .... publicity printer
Hemant Sharma .... language coach
 

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India:135 min
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Trivia:
According to newspaper reports it was reported that Tomar was shot when he was alive and was asking for water: "Any rajput here who could please give me some water"; Hawaldar Tribhuwan Singh started walking towards Tomar with some water but the Circle inspector shouted at him: "Tribhuwan, dacoit has no caste".See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: When Paan Singh goes to Rajasthan with his gang to rob the money lender, the shops in that area have Pepsi Logo on them. Pepsi entered India in 1989 while this setting is supposed to be of 70s.See more »
Quotes:
Journalist:You tricked the police of three states. This was quite a big scandal.
Paan Singh Tomar:That's the misfortune of our country. I crossed 28 barriers & 7 water pits to become the national champion, nobody cared. But when I fooled the police and do a kidnapping then everybody started chanting, Paan Singh... Paan Singh!
Journalist:I agree. Sports persons in this country are in a very poor condition.
Paan Singh Tomar:Don't shed crocodile tears. Had I been only a mere sportsperson, would you've taken so much risk to come & interview me?
Journalist:I agree.
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FAQ

Why did Tomar's brother burn his crops down?
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21 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
A real gem in an era of mediocrity, 4 March 2012
Author: sain-vivek from India

In an era where box office success more often means 'No script and mediocrity' in Bollywood, once a while comes a gem like 'Pan Singh Tomar'. Irrfan comes into his own, well immersed into his character...he takes the audience on a trip which brings out a range of emotions from patriotism, guru bhakti, helplessness and finally revenge. Though the language is thick Chamabl dialect but Irrfan bridges that gap with a masterful display forcing you to laugh, cry and feel his pain.

Tigmanshu Dhulia is among the rare breed of bollywood directors along with Anurag Kashyap who have the knack of picking up great scripts and turning them out into movies which have the right mix of real acting and appeal to please both the masses and multiplex audience. The movie is a must watch...go out and enjoy the wonderful experience of watching the haunting Irrfan in action...bow your heads to the person who has grown from Salaam Bombay to Haasil to Maqbool.

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