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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

Cast

Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne View All


Crew

Ashutosh Gowariker (Director), Ashutosh Gowariker (Writer) View All

Release: Jun. 15th, 2001
Runtime: 3 hours, 44 minutes
Lagaan tells the tale of the Indian village Champaner, beset by drought and British colonialism in the year 1893. Without a drop of rain in months, the worried villagers of Champaner decide to ask the local authorities for a temporary repeal of their taxes -- the hated lagaan. Led by the heroic Bhuvan (Indian superstar Aamir Khan) they bring their plight to the military governor, Captain Russell (Paul Blackthorne). But the sadistic Russell...
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2 Lagaan: Once Upon a Time In India
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mark f
This film is three hours and 45 minutes long, and the last hour and 20 minutes is all about a three-day-long cricket match.


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