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Ghulam (1998)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 19 June 1998 (India)
Ghulam means a slave. Sidharth (Aamir Khan) is an amateur boxer who does not work, preferring to loaf about with friends. His older brother Jai (Rajit Kapoor) works with a gangster who ... See full summary »

Director:

Vikram Bhatt

Writer:

Anjum Rajabali
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aamir Khan ... Siddharth Marathe
Rani Mukerji ... Alisha Mafatlal
Rajit Kapoor ... Jai, Siddhartha's brother
Mita Vasisht ... Siddharth's lawyer (as Meeta Vashishta)
Sharat Saxena ... Ronak Singh (Ronnie)
Deepak Tijori ... Charlie
Akshay Anand Akshay Anand ... Harihar Mafatlal
Bobby Sainy Bobby Sainy
Dalip Tahil ... Mr. Marathe
Raju Kher ... Ashok
Madhu Malhotra Madhu Malhotra ... Mrs. Malhotra
Ashwin Kaushal Ashwin Kaushal
Ashutosh Rana ... Agrawal, Shyamsundar
Anil Rajput Anil Rajput
Javed Rizvi Jarehavi Javed Rizvi Jarehavi ... (as Javed Rizvi)
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Storyline

Ghulam means a slave. Sidharth (Aamir Khan) is an amateur boxer who does not work, preferring to loaf about with friends. His older brother Jai (Rajit Kapoor) works with a gangster who rules the neighborhood, terrorizing merchants and demanding protection money. As a child Sidharth idolized his father, an ex-freedom fighter, whom he saw committing suicide in guilt after a visit from an old acquaintance. Sidharth meets a girl, Alisha (Rani Mukerji), who rides with a motorcycle gang, and Hari, a social worker. The film tells the story of Sidharth's romance with Alisha and his reformation. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

19 June 1998 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Slave See more »

Filming Locations:

Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Vishesh Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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For the climax, Aamir didn't wash his face for 8 days to look suitably battered. See more »

Connections

References Howrah Bridge (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Aankhon Se Tune Yeh Kya
Sung by Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
Music composed by Jatin-Lalit (aka Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit)
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excellent remake of On the Waterfront
3 April 2004 | by dhruvdudeSee all my reviews

When I first saw Ghulam I said finally a good original film but a couple of years I got to see Marlon Brando's "On the Waterfront" and find out a movie's rip off. Still the movie is definitely a must see for people who like realistic, hard hitting films and not the loveyduvey smoochy films. Besides that aamir khan gives a brilliant performance as the confused brother trapped in underworld's tactics. Rani mukherjee is ok. Her voice is dubbed and one can clearly make out. Aamir Khan's aati kya khandala is a great highlight of the movie. The railway track race could have taken his life but he is still alive so have fun and watch this movie. This is an awesome film. My Rating 10/10


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