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₹ 67 Crores

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India is a 2001 Hindi-language Adventure Drama film written by Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma, K.p. Saxena and K. P. Saxena. The movie is directed by Ashutosh Gowariker and produced by Aamir Khan under the banner of Aamir Khan Productions. The story revolves around a small village whose inhabitants, burdened by high taxes, find themselves in an extraordinary situation as an arrogant officer challenges them to a game of cricket as a wager to avoid the taxes. Lagaan: once upon a time in india stars Aamir Khan in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne, Suhasini Mulay, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Raghuvir Yadav. The screenplay is written by Ashutosh Gowariker and Sanjay Daima. The music was composed by Ar Rahman along with A. R. Rahman. Cinematography was done by Anil Mehta and editing by Ballu Saluja. The film has a running time of 224 minutes. It was released on 15th June 2001. The Film was successful at box office. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India was made on a budget of ₹25 crore and it was a super hit at box office gross of ₹67 crore. Distribution rights for the film were acquired by Sony Pictures Networks. At the 2002 IIFA Awards It won 2 awards including: Best Sound Recording and Best Editing. At the 2002 IIFA Awards It also won 7 awards including: Best Picture, Direction, Actor in a Leading Role, Music Direction, Best Story, Lyrics and Female Playback Singer. At the 2002 National Film Awards It also won an award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. At the 2002 National Film Awards It also won 4 awards including: Best Audiography, Best Music Director, Best Playback Singer (Male) and Best Lyricist.

Certificate U (INDIA)
Release Date 15 JUN 2001
Budget ₹ 25 CRORES

Hindi, English, Awadhi, Urdu


Adventure , Drama , Musical , Romance , Sport

Cast & Crew

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