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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

Film NameLagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
Film Caption/Tag LineOnce upon a time in India
Release Date15 Jun 2001
GenreDrama,Romance,Musical,Sports
Running Time224
Net Gross29.00 Cr
Box Office VerdictHit

Cast

Actor NameCharacter Name
Amitabh BachchanNarrator
Aamir KhanBhuvan
Gracy SinghGauri
Yashpal SharmaLakha
Paul BlackthorneCaptain Andrew Russell
Akhilendra MishraArjan
Rajesh VivekGuran
Daya Shankar PandeyGoli
Amin HajeeBagha
Rachel ShelleyElizabeth Russell
Kulbhushan KharbandaRajah Puran Singh
David GantMaj. Warren
Aditya LakhiaKachra
Rajendranath ZutshiIsmail (as Raj Zutshi)
Raja AwasthiRamprasad
Bhim VakaniKazi
Suhasini MulayYashodamai
Raghuvir YadavBhura (as Raghuveer Yadav)
Rajendra GuptaMukhiya
Shri Vallabh VyasIshwar (as Sri Vallabh Vyas)
Javed KhanRam Singh
A.K. HangalShambukaka
John RoweCol. Boyer
Jeremy ChildMaj. Cotton
Ben NealonLt. Smith
Anupam ShyamNamdeo
Pramatesh MehtaHarikaka
Amin GaziTipu
Anu AnsariJigni
Parveen BanoKesarya
Chris EnglandYardley
Howard LeeBurton
Simon HolmesBrooks
Ray EvesWillis
Jon HouseNorth
Neil PatrickHarrisson
Jamie Whitby ColesWesson
Barry HartBenson
Alex ShirtcliffFlynn
Pradeep Singh RawatSardar (uncredited)
Rachel Shelly

Crew

NameRole
Aamir KhanProducer
Javed AkhtarLyrics
Ashutosh GowarikerDialogue
Director
Writer
K.P. SaxenaDialogue
Writer
A.R. RahmanMusic Director
Kumar DaveScreenplay
Writer
Sanjay DaymaScreenplay
Writer
Saroj KhanChoreography
Crew
Raju KhanChoreography
Crew
Ganesh HegdeChoreography
Crew
Vaibhavi MerchantChoreography
Crew
Terence LewisCrew
Ballu SalujaCrew
Editor
H. SridharCrew
Asha BhosleCrew
Nakul KamteCrew
Nitin Chandrakant DesaiCrew
Anil MehtaCinematoraphy
Crew
Abbas Ali MoghulAction
Bhanu AthaiyaCostume
Glamour Design StudioPublicity

Songs

SongSingerMusic DirectorChoreography
Radha Kaise Na JaleUdit Narayan
Anweshaa
Ashok Bhadra

Awards

Year/DateAwardCategoryName
2001Bergen International Film Festival
2001Leeds International Film Festival
2001Locarno International Film Festival
2002American Choreography Awards, USAOutstanding Achievement In Feature FilmSaroj Khan
2002American Choreography Awards, USAOutstanding Achievement In Feature FilmRaju Khan
2002American Choreography Awards, USAOutstanding Achievement In Feature FilmGanesh Hegde
2002American Choreography Awards, USAOutstanding Achievement In Feature FilmVaibhavi Merchant
2002American Choreography Awards, USAOutstanding Achievement In Feature FilmTerence Lewis
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyMusic DirectionA.R. Rahman
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyLyricsJaved Akhtar
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyFemale Playback SingerAsha Bhosle
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyDirectionAshutosh Gowariker
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest StoryAshutosh Gowariker
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Sound RecordingH. Sridhar
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Picture
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest EditingBallu Saluja
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyActor In A Leading RoleAamir Khan
2002Filmfare AwardsBest StoryAshutosh Gowariker
2002Filmfare AwardsBest Playback Singer MaleUdit Narayan
2002Filmfare AwardsBest Playback Singer FemaleAlka Yagnik
2002Filmfare AwardsBest Music DirectorA.R. Rahman
2002Filmfare AwardsBest LyricistJaved Akhtar
2002Filmfare AwardsBest FilmAshutosh Gowariker
2002Filmfare AwardsBest DirectorAshutosh Gowariker
2002Filmfare AwardsBest ActorAamir Khan
2002NatFilm Festival
2002National Film Awards, IndiaBest Popular Film Providing Wholesome EntertainmentAamir Khan
2002National Film Awards, IndiaBest Popular Film Providing Wholesome EntertainmentAshutosh Gowariker
2002National Film Awards, IndiaBest Playback Singer MaleUdit Narayan
2002National Film Awards, IndiaBest Music DirectorA.R. Rahman
2002National Film Awards, IndiaBest LyricistJaved Akhtar
2002National Film Awards, IndiaBest AudiographyH. Sridhar
2002National Film Awards, IndiaBest AudiographyNakul Kamte
2002Portland International Film FestivalBest FilmAshutosh Gowariker
2002Screen Weekly AwardsMost Promising Female NewcomerGracy Singh
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest ScreenplayAshutosh Gowariker
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest ScreenplayKumar Dave
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest ScreenplaySanjay Dayma
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Playback Singer FemaleAsha Bhosle
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Film
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest EditingBallu Saluja
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest DirectorAshutosh Gowariker
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest CinematographyAnil Mehta
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Art DirectionNitin Chandrakant Desai
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest StoryAshutosh Gowariker
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Playback Singer FemaleAsha Bhosle
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Music DirectorA.R. Rahman
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest LyricistJaved Akhtar
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest FilmAshutosh Gowariker
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest DirectorAshutosh Gowariker
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Debut FemaleGracy Singh
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest ActorAamir Khan

Nominations

Year/DateAwardCategoryName
2001European Film Awards
2002Academy Awards, USABest Foreign Language Film
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyPerformance In A Negative RolePaul Blackthorne
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyPerformance In A Comic RoleRajesh Vivek
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyMale Playback SingerUdit Narayan
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyActress In A Leading RoleGracy Singh
2002Awards of the International Indian Film AcademyActor In A Supporting RoleKulbhushan Kharbanda
2002Filmfare AwardsBest LyricistJaved Akhtar
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest StoryAshutosh Gowariker
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Sound RecordingNakul Kamte
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Playback Singer MaleUdit Narayan
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Performance In A Negative RolePaul Blackthorne
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Music DirectorA.R. Rahman
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest LyricsJaved Akhtar
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest DialogueAshutosh Gowariker
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest DialogueK.P. Saxena
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest ChoreographySaroj Khan
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest Background ScoreA.R. Rahman
2002Screen Weekly AwardsBest ActorAamir Khan
2002Zee Cine AwardsPlayback Singer MaleUdit Narayan
2002Zee Cine AwardsBest Supporting ActressRachel Shelley

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