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Lagaan : once upon a time in India

Author: Ashutosh GowarikerJhamu SughandAamir KhanA R RahmanGracy SinghAll authors
Publisher: Mumbai [India] : Excel Home Videos, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : Hindi : 2-disc collector's edView all editions and formats
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Story is set during the British rule over India. The farmers of India are taxed to the bone by the British. When Jack Russell announces that he will double the Lagaan (tax) from all villagers, they decide to oppose it. Leading the villagers is a young man named Bhuvan, who challenges the British to a game of cricket. The game pits veteran British cricket players against villagers, including Bhuvan, who have never  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ashutosh Gowariker; Jhamu Sughand; Aamir Khan; A R Rahman; Gracy Singh; Rachel Shelley; Paul Blackthorne; Suhasini Mulay; Kulbhushan Kharbanda; Raghuvir Yadav; Aamir Khan Productions.; Excel Home Videos (Firm)
OCLC Number: 665976846
Language Note: In Hindi with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: Disc 1. Song selection ; Deleted scenes ; Deleted song -- Disc 2. Chale Chalo : the lunacy of film-making / written & directed by Satyajit Bhatkal ; The spirit of Lagaan : the music-- the magic ; Lagaan trailers ; Still gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Anil Mehta ; editor, Ballu Saluja ; lyrics, Javed Akhtar ; music, A.R. Rahman ; dialogues, K.P. Savena ; story, Ashutosh Gowariker; screenplay, Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma.
Cast: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne, Suhasini Mulay, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Raghuveer Yadav.
Target Audience: Rating: PG.
Description: 2 videodiscs (215 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; PAL format; all regions; anamorphic widescreen; Dolby surround sound 5.1.
Other Titles: Chale Chalo.
Responsibility: Jhamu Sughand presents ; Aamir Khan Productions ; produced by Aamir Khan ; written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker.

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Story is set during the British rule over India. The farmers of India are taxed to the bone by the British. When Jack Russell announces that he will double the Lagaan (tax) from all villagers, they decide to oppose it. Leading the villagers is a young man named Bhuvan, who challenges the British to a game of cricket. The game pits veteran British cricket players against villagers, including Bhuvan, who have never played the game before, and do not even know a bat from a piece of wood. As the challenge is accepted, the interest grows and attracts Indians from all over the region, as well as the British from all over the country.

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