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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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Storyline

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

Pan Singh Tomar told his interviewer that International Defence Athletic Meet was the most important race of his life, however no record was involved. In the flashback his elder brother was telling the fellow villagers that in recently concluded International Defence Athletics Meet Subedar Paan Singh Tomar has broken his own record. 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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Great Movie, A Must Watch For Everyone....
3 March 2012 | by singhbimal-14See all my reviews

This is my first time, so please forgive me in case of any mistake...

Just watched this movie with my friends. If SRK & Salman could do 10% of Irrfan's acting,I would not mind calling them superstars. Hats off to Irrfan Khan and the movie.....10/10 !! What a great performance delivered by Irrfan khan. After watching a number of dumb movies released recently, Paan Singh Tomar is like a boon for every Indian movie fan. The director Tigmanshu Dhulia is successfully able to tell the biopic how a former national champion athlete is turned into a Dacoit in a cricket obsessed country. A must watch for everyone.....Highly recommended !!


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