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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

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A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

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Anurag Kashyap
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Credited cast:
Manoj Bajpayee ... Sardar Khan (as Manoj Bajpai)
Richa Chadha ... Nagma Khatoon (as Richa Chadda)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Faizal Khan
Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Ramadhir Singh
Jameel Khan Jameel Khan ... Asgar Khan
Piyush Mishra ... Nasir Ahmed
Jaideep Ahlawat ... Shahid Khan
Huma Qureshi ... Mohsina
Zeishan Quadri Zeishan Quadri ... Definite
Vipin Sharma ... Ehsaan Qureshi (as Vipin Shrma)
Satyakam Anand Satyakam Anand ... J.P. Singh (as Satya Anand)
Aditya Kumar Aditya Kumar ... Perpendicular
Viineet Kumar ... Danish Khan (as Vineet Kumar Singh)
Rajkummar Rao ... Shamshad (as Raj Kumar Yadav)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sankalp Acharekar Sankalp Acharekar ... Tangent
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Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur. Written by anonymous

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Trivia

The character of Faizal Khan is based on Faheem Khan. See more »

Goofs

While 'Faizal Khan' come out of the banaras jail when he is arrested for the first time for having pistol with him during search in train,we can clearly see mobile battery etc not allowed in the right side of the jail door.Since the scene was of early 90's the mobile phone was not used during those days. See more »

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Title Card: Hate is inherited
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The opening credits are in black and white and distorted, to reflect the style of the times in which the opening is set. See more »

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Referenced in Boss (2013) See more »

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Soona kar ke gharwa
Singer: Sujeet (Gaya)
Composer: Sneha Khanwalkar
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This is Bollywood's answer to Hollywood.
23 June 2012 | by green_spark89See all my reviews

Yes, its true.Scorsese and Tarantino are there in Bollywood too,Anurag Kashyap surely belongs to that class.A Movie which gives you the raw look of everything love,ambition,politics,revenge,comedy, this movie has everything in it.

I was expecting another disappointment with another Bollywood movie but right from first scene this movie blew me away. The story spans last seven decades of Indian history with events taking place in mining towns of Wasseypur and Dhanbad. The tale of the cities is portrayed in the rivalry between the family of Shahid Khan,an ambitious man who loots trains in British Era by the name of Sultana Daku and Ramdahri Singh and Local Contractor turned Politician. The animosity is passed to the next generation where Sardar Khan portrayed by Manoj Bajpai,who wants to avenge his fathers death by destroying Ramdhari Singh and his family and the Qureshi's who outcast his father.

Manoj Bajpai has outclassed himself. Every single actor has done his part perfectly. You will feel like you are actually living in that part of the world. Hats off to the team, they have thoroughly researched every detail and make the whole scenario looked like real. A Must Must watch for if you love quality.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 June 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Asian Godfather - Die Gangs von Wasseypur I + II See more »

Filming Locations:

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Budget:

INR184,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,384,642
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Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX | Datasat

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2.35 : 1
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