A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.


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Credited cast:
Sardar Khan (as Manoj Bajpai)
Nagma Khatoon (as Richa Chadda)
Jameel Khan ...
Asgar Khan
Nasir Ahmed
Shahid Khan
Zeishan Quadri ...
Ehsaan Qureshi (as Vipin Shrma)
Satyakam Anand ...
J.P. Singh (as Satya Anand)
Aditya Kumar ...
Shamshad (as Raj Kumar Yadav)
Vineet Kumar Singh ...
Danish Khan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sankalp Acharekar ...


Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur. Written by anonymous

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In Part 1, there is a scene which shows young Faizal and Fazlu eating an popcicle outside the cinema where there is a little girl who is asking the ticket seller to let her in to watch the movie. In Part 2, Huma Qureshi's character, Mohsina, is also seen asking the ticket seller to let her in. See more »


(at around 28 mins) When Danish goes to Rajhans Mansion to kill his father's murderer's apprentice you can see "EZYPAY" poster on the left side of the screen with Mobile's picture in it. At that point of time as per movie even pagers were not around in India it was some years later that pagers were introduced and Faizal comes to know about it and it took some more years for mobile to be known in India. See more »


Sardar Khan: No matter how big the balls becomes, it stays under the penis.
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The opening credits are in black and white and distorted, to reflect the style of the times in which the opening is set. See more »


References Gunga Jumna (1961) See more »


Singer: Manish Tipu, Bhupesh Singh
Composer: Sneha Khanwalkar
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‎'Gangs of Wasseypur' is a visceral epic!
22 June 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

‎'Gangs of Wasseypur' is a visceral epic! Not the kind of regular rubbish that is churned out every now and then. Mr.Anurag Kashyap has brought us something that can be categorized with the likes of 'The Godfather'.

Manoj Bajpayee is rocking and superbly supported by a fabulous Richa Chadda, Reema Sen and Piyush Mishra. And final cherry on the acting caked is Nawazzuddin as a vulnerable young lad who is basically a romantic at heart but is getting transformed into a ruthless gangster much like Michael Corleone in the Godfather series.

Manoj Bajpayee's character is quite akin to much more ruthless version of Don Vito Corleone played by Marlon Brando in 'The Godfather'.

By repeatingly mentioning 'The Godfather' I am not trying to take away anything from GOW. GOW is a superb film which needs to be watched by anyone and everyone who has the slightest of respect and love for films and filmmaking.

Sneha Khawalker's rockingtingly superb music brings a whole new level of excitement in the film and Rajeev Ravi's cinematography is very very efficient, sprinkled with quite a few shots of sheer brilliance.

All this make a nice, superbly tasty biryani and the credit can only go the masterchef Mr.Anurag Kashyap.

8/10, and I'd defo recommend all my friends to go and watch this film in CINEMAS!

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