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Ghajini (2008)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Mystery | 24 December 2008 (USA)
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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.

Director:

A.R. Murugadoss

Writers:

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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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

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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Production Co:

Geetha Arts See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Kajri was rumored to be the film's title earlier. See more »

Goofs

A goon talking on the iPhone is holding the phone upside down. The black strip of the phone can be seen held against his ears. See more »

Crazy Credits

The film is named after the villain. See more »

Connections

Referenced in De Dana Dan (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Kaise Mujhe Tum Mil Gai
Lyrics by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Benny Dayal and Shreya Ghoshal
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Ghajini, A winner all the way!
1 April 2009 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

Short-term memory loss, violence, songs and witty dialogue sum up as 'Ghajini'. A R Murugadoss's 'Ghajini' is escapist cinema at its best. A winner all the way in that category. A Power-packed entertainer, with fantastic action, loads of violence, beautiful music score and first-rate performances!

What else to we need? Ghajini rocks. I was gripped from start to end while watching this revenge-saga. The film proved to be a Blockbuster Hit at the box office worldwide, and yes it deserved every bit of it. Bravo!

Lets Go With The Pluses First: Fantastic action sequences. Peter Hein and Stun Siva deserve an ovation for their extraordinary work. Beautiful music score by Oscar-Winner A R Rahman. Excellent performances. Aamir Khan is fantastic from start to end, his performance makes Ghajini a treat all the way. Asin is superstar material. Jiah Khan is relegated to the backseat, nevertheless she's good. Pradeep Rawat shines as the conniving villain.

Minuses: The film could've been trimmed by around about 10-15 minutes.

On the whole 'Ghajini' is a through entertainer. Go for it. Two Thumbs Up!


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