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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

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 ...
Zeishan Quadri ...
Ehsaan Qureshi (as Vipin Shrma)
Satyakam Anand ...
J.P. Singh (as Satya Anand)
Aditya Kumar ...
Shamshad (as Raj Kumar Yadav)
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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Release Date:

2 August 2012 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

Bande Vasejpura  »

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INR 184,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The character 'mohsina' played by huma qureshi is firstly not in the script, anurag kashyap improvised her character 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 »


Title Card: Hate is inherited
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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 »


References Tere Naam (2003) See more »


Aey Jawano
Singer: Ranjeet Baal Party(Gaya)
Composer: Sneha Khanwalkar
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Hardcore reality presented in an Honest Plate
24 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

Bollywood movies are generally based on fantasy and imagination. Where the audience is made familiar with the characters which he 'wishes' to be.

Gangs Of Wasseypur Adopts a different Approach.It makes the Audience identify with reality and makes familiar with the characters that 'are' around him.

Being from wasseypur in dhanbad i was super excited to watch the movie based on my locality. i had presumed the movie might be 'inspired' by the gang wars, but no movie is 90% the actual story of the town.

The movie has penetrating dialogues, harsh naked truth characters and language. Manoj Bajpayee's acting was breath taking. the scenes are still vivid even after 2 days of watching the movie. His Chemistry with the character 'Durga' was awesome.

'sardar khan's interaction with ramadhir singh in the movie is very interesting.

The movie was brilliant in first half. The only place where the movie could improve is that there are so many characters that a normal audience will be confused and may just lose the plot. One needs to watch the movie carefully.

9/10 to the movie made about my locality. Wasseypur Zindabad!

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