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Ghajini (2008)

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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.

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A.R. Murugadoss

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Piyush Mishra (dialogue), A.R. Murugadoss (story and screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aamir Khan ... Sanjay Singhania / Sachin
Asin ... Kalpana Shetty
Jiah Khan ... Sunita
Tinnu Anand ... Satveer Kohli
Pradeep Singh Rawat ... Ghajini Dharmatma (as Pradeep Rawat)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asif Ahmed Asif Ahmed
John Cardiel John Cardiel
Vibha Chhibber Vibha Chhibber ... Havaldar Vijyanti
Neville Dadachanji Neville Dadachanji ... Mr. Mehta
Salim Fatehi Salim Fatehi ... Aamir's bodyguard
Mahendra Gole Mahendra Gole
Sunil Grover ... Sampat / Sanjay Singhania
Simon Hewitt Simon Hewitt
Kiran Deep Jagi Kiran Deep Jagi
Raj Jamdade Raj Jamdade
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Storyline

Medical student, Sunita, is driven by curiosity to study the case of Sanjay Singhania, who is afflicted with short-term memory loss. She runs into him, befriends him, and finds out that he is out to kill a seemingly benevolent citizen, Ghajini Dharmatma. After warning the latter of the impending danger, she subsequently comes across a number of diaries written by Sanjay and attempts to put together a jigsaw puzzle as to how a successful and wealthy businessman became a crazed recluse, who re-lives his past through tattoos on his body, notes and Polaroid photographs on the wall of his Hiranandani Complex flat, and his sole obsession of carrying out his deadly mission - little knowing that Ghajini and his goons are out to erase every bit of evidence he has gathered and thus ensure that he ends up remembering nothing. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu

Release Date:

24 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Гаджини See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$288,075, 2 January 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,430,631

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,430,631
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Geetha Arts See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Aamir Khan's character was featured in a 3D video game titled Ghajini - The Game. See more »

Goofs

Ghajini stabbed Sanjay and we see him bloodied as he lay on the floor. Ghajii proceeds to deal with an already unconscious Sunita. Sanjay rises up and we see a very clean floor. See more »

Crazy Credits

The film is named after the villain. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ghanchakkar (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Tu Meri Aduri Pyaas Pyaas, Tu Aa Gai Mann Ko Raas Raas
Lyrics by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Javed Ali and Sonu Nigam
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Wow
5 April 2009 | by luna_the_cat-1See all my reviews

This may be the most entertaining thing I have ever seen in a theater. It is apparently loosely based (via another movie) on Christopher Nolan's "Memento", and while I enjoyed that, this is far, far more fun to watch.

Frankly, I feel like people always give away too much plot in these IMDb reviews, so all I will say is that this movie involves memory, love and some almost superhuman fight scenes.

I couldn't help but have the feeling that if Hitchcock was directing movies today, they'd be like this. This is pretty much our very own "Rear Window" in terms of being so completely entertaining while also being amazingly well made.


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