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Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Biography, Crime | 2 March 2012 (USA)
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The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.

Director:

Tigmanshu Dhulia

Writers:

Sanjay Chauhan (screenplay), Tigmanshu Dhulia (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Irrfan Khan ... Paan Singh Tomar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hemendra Dandotiya Hemendra Dandotiya ... Gernail Singh
Navneet Gairola Navneet Gairola
Mahie Gill ... Indra
Rajendra Gupta ... Major H.S. Randhawa
Rajiv Gupta Rajiv Gupta ... Police Inspector
Jhakkad Guru Jhakkad Guru ... Man at Ice Stall
Ashraf Ul Haq Ashraf Ul Haq ... Dacoait
Imran Hasnee ... Matadeen Singh Tomar
Zakir Hussain ... M,P.S. Rathore
Brijendra Kala ... Journalist
Jahangir Khan ... Bhawar Singh (as Khan Jahangir Khan)
Swapnil kiiran Kotriwar Swapnil kiiran Kotriwar ... Hanumanta singh tomar
Ravi Sah ... Balram Singh Thomar (as Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya)
Vipin Sharma ... Major Masand
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Paan Singh Tomar is a Hindi-language film, based on the true story of a runner employed by the Army and has won Gold medal at Indian National Games but forced to become notorious baaghi. It is directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

2 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Паан Сингх Томар See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,390, 4 March 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$39,567, 18 March 2012
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Trivia

According to newspaper reports it was reported that Tomar was shot when he was alive and was asking for water: "Any rajput here who could please give me some water"; Hawaldar Tribhuwan Singh started walking towards Tomar with some water but the Circle inspector shouted at him: "Tribhuwan, dacoit has no caste". See more »

Goofs

When the train approaches Nurpura railway station, the coach just after the locomotive engine has "G S L" and "U M Re" written on it (Hindi abbr. for North Central Railway). The story is set in the '60s and '70s, but the North Central railway came into existence on 1st April, 2003. See more »

Quotes

Journalist: You tricked the police of three states. This was quite a big scandal.
Paan Singh Tomar: That's the misfortune of our country. I crossed 28 barriers & 7 water pits to become the national champion, nobody cared. But when I fooled the police and do a kidnapping then everybody started chanting, Paan Singh... Paan Singh!
Journalist: I agree. Sports persons in this country are in a very poor condition.
Paan Singh Tomar: Don't shed crocodile tears. Had I been only a mere sportsperson, would you've taken so much risk to come & interview me?
Journalist: I agree.
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One of the Gems from Bollywood
6 March 2012 | by sherleeSee all my reviews

I watch Indian movies very selectively,after reading its review, I found it an extraordinary movie,no doubt it is one of the gems from Indian Cinema, no songs no dance ,an extraordinary story with superb acting by Irfann Khan, he is a true khan.

The simplicity shown by director in this movie is worth to be watched,Whosays that the big budgeted with so called super stars movies can be hit, but I think Irfan is a real super star.I must say here that the reviews written by Taran Adarsh must be avoided now that he gave only 3 stars to this movie.I recommend it for everyone who wants to have great time in watching movie,I bet, this movie will not disappoint you,I think it would be nominated for Oscars 2013.I am giving it 10/10.


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