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Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 26 January 2006 (USA)
The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.

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(as Rakesh Omprakash Mehra)

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(screenplay), (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Top Rated Movies #186 | Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 17 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Daljeet 'DJ' / Chandrashekhar Azad
... Karan R. Singhania / Bhagat Singh
... Sukhi / Rajguru
... Aslam / Ashfaqullah Khan
... Laxman Pandey / Ramprasad Bismil
... Sue
... Sonia / Durga Vohra (as Soha Ali Khan Pataudi)
... Mr. McKinley
... Flight Lt. Ajay Rathod (as R. Madhavan)
... Mrs. Rathod
... Rajnath Singhania
... Mitro / DJ's Mother
... Amanullah Khan / Aslam's Father
Lekh Tandon ... DJ's Grandfather
... Rahul
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Storyline

A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits students from Delhi University to act in her docu-drama. She finds DJ, who graduated five years ago but still wants to be a part of the University because he doesn't think there's too much out there in the real world to look forward to. Karan, the son of Industrialist Rajnath Singhania, who shares an uncomfortable relationship with his father, but continues to live off him, albeit very grudgingly. Aslam, is a middle class Muslim boy, who lives in the by-lanes near Jama Masjid, poet, philosopher and guide to his friends. Sukhi, the group's baby, innocent, vulnerable and with a weakness for only one thing - girls. Laxman Pandey, the fundamentalist in the group, the only one who still believes that politics can make the world a better place ... Written by fish_wow6

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Taglines:

A Generation Awakens.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$701,666, 29 January 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,197,331, 2 April 2006
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Trivia

Nelly Furtado was to act and sing in the movie. Once the producers changed, the idea of signing Nelly Furtado was dropped. See more »

Goofs

there's a seen that amir khan wheeling his bike but if we take good look can be seen stunt rider.. See more »

Quotes

Karan: [refering to India] Here you try to change the syste and the system changes you.
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Connections

Referenced in Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Khoon Chala
Written by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Mohit Chauhan
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Simply Brilliant Story Narration!!
26 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I have watched this movie today on the Republic Day of India, and I was really left speechless with the movie. It ranks among the very best movies. The movie has brought out the best performance from each actor. The movie has a very realistic look to it. And to add to the credits for the movie, the direction and the camera angles are simply mind-blowing. I don't think anybody will be satisfied with watching the movie just once. I think the movie is simply EXCELLENT. All those of you who haven't watched it, please do so. The topic that the movie covers is very much relevant and is something that is going on these days in our country.


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