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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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Geetha Arts See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Climax was shot in Old City, Hyderabad. See more »

Goofs

Sunita hands over the footprint on cement as a gift to Sanjay. It is supposed to be of some weight but she hands it over like a piece of cardboard. See more »

Crazy Credits

The film is named after the villain. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

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Written by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal and Pravin Mani
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Excellent
26 December 2008 | by heggereSee all my reviews

First of all.... GREAT MOVIE!!! I just wanted to say a couple things, clarify a few more things...

First Half: For those who have seen the Tamil version, the first half is very very predictable. The only change I could see was Amir instead of Surya. The scenes, the jokes, the locations, everything is the same. It was hilarious in parts, just like the Tamil version.

Second Half: Similar, but the ending is very very different. After seeing the first half, I was predicting the next scene in my head and watching it come to life. Half through the Second Half, I was not able to predict too much as it deviated from the Tamil version quite a bit.

Conclusion: For those who have seen the Tamil version, please keep an open mind as the last half hour or so is different and quite interesting. For those who haven't seen the Tamil version, what the heck are you waiting for??


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