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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

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A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Sardar Khan (as Manoj Bajpai)
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Tigmanshu Dhulia ...
Ramadhir Singh
Jameel Khan ...
Asgar Khan
Piyush Mishra ...
Nasir Ahmed
Jaideep Ahlawat ...
Shahid Khan
Huma Qureshi ...
Mohsina
Zeishan Quadri ...
Definite
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Ehsaan Qureshi
Satyakam Anand ...
J.P. Singh
Aditya Kumar ...
Perpendicular
Rajkummar Rao ...
Shamshad (as Raj Kumar Yadav)
Vineet Singh ...
Danish Khan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mukesh Chhabra ...
Nawab Khan
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Storyline

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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INR 184,000,000 (estimated)
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In a pre titles credit, Anurag Kashyap expresses his gratitude to the "Madurai triumvirate" of Bala, Ameer Sultan and M Sasikumar, for inspiring him to get back to his roots. See more »

Goofs

Number plates on car are shown to have black numbers written on white plate. However, till year ~2000, it was other way round in India i.e. white numbers on black plate. See more »

Quotes

Ramadhir Singh: Every fucker's got his own movie playing inside his head. Every fucker is trying to become the hero of his imaginary film. As long as there are fucking movies in this country people will continue to be fooled.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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References Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki (1984) See more »

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Soona kar ke gharwa
Singer: Sujeet (Gaya)
Composer: Sneha Khanwalkar
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Gangs Of Wasseypur is Entertainment Entertainment Entertainment
22 June 2012 | by (Mumbai) – See all my reviews

Just watched this movie today on the day of release.Excellent background music throughout the movie. Excellent acting by Manoj Bajpayee & Richa Chaddha. Superb comedy and action. A movie you need to watch in theaters to enjoy it fully.Dabangg is nothing in front of this movie.This movie is just Entertainment,Entertainment and Entertainment.Had to choose between Teri Meri Kahani & Gangs of Wasseypur today. I am glad that we chose to go for Gangs of Wasseypur.It takes a lot of skill to make a movie like this. I hope it sweeps all the awards this year. Manoj Bajpayee's role as Bhikoo Mhatre was memorable and in this movie his role as Sardar Khan will be more memorable than any of his past performances.


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