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Lagaan  (2001 - Hindi)

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Plot Summary: It is the story of the people of a small village who want to get rid of the british rule and in order to do that, they stake their future on the game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

    Paromeeta Mathur Banerjee

    By Paromeeta Mathur Banerjee(20 Oct 2008)

    A period film, set in the 1890s, in a small village called Champaner in Northern India.

    Bhuvan (Aamir khan), a local farmer lives in Champaner along with others. Like other villagers in India, the villagers of Champaner, struggle to get a good harvest, as they depend on a good monsoon. To add to their troubles, the British Govt. demands a high land tax.

    The British army captain, in command of Chamapner, is a dictator and a sadist. He challenges the locals to a cricket match, on the condition that if the villagers lose, then they would have to pay double the tax, and if , by chance, they win then the tax would be waived off.

    Bhuvan takes on the challenge, along with Gauri, his lady love, (Gracy Singh) and begins preparing the villagers for the match. However, they are completely ignorant about the game of cricket. They are helped along the way by the British army caption's sister, who wants to see justice done.

    Will the villagers win or lose, in the end.

    Dipen Guha

    By Dipen Guha(11 Aug 2009)

    "Lagaan" is set in late 19th century India in the village of Champaner. Captain Andrew Russell, the vicious commanding officer of a British Cantonment in India , oppresses the people» read more

    narendra agrawal

    By narendra agrawal(15 Apr 2009)

    write here...This critique of Lagaan is occasioned by the hype generated by its nomination for an Oscar. If it had walked away with an Academy Award, many more breathless encomiums» read more