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Lagaan team to reunite at Aamir Khan’s residence to celebrate 21 years of the film

Aamir Khan-starrer sports drama Lagaan is all set to complete 21 years of its release today on June 15

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Last Updated: 09.00 AM, Jun 15, 2022

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Lagaan team to reunite at Aamir Khan’s residence to celebrate 21 years of the film
A poster of Lagaan

Aamir Khan-starrer cricket drama Lagaan is all set to complete 21 years of its release today on June 15. To celebrate the special occasion, Aamir Khan is all set to get together with the cast of the film at his house today. 

The sports drama, directed by Ashustosh Gowariker, became one of the landmark films of Aamir Khan. The star cast included Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne, Suhasini Mulay, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajendra Gupta, Raghubir Yadav, Raj Zutshi, Pradeep Rawat, Daya Shankar Pandey, Yashpal Sharma, Adiya Lakhia with Amitabh Bachchan as the narrator. The film, produced by Aamir Khan, had become one of the most expensive films made in India during the release. Music was by AR Rahman and lyrics for the songs were by Javed Akhtar. Cinematography was by Anil Mehta and editing was by Ballu Saluja. While Nitin Chandrakant Desai handled the art direction, Bhanu Athaiya was the costume designer.

Lagaan also became the second Indian film apart from Mother India to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. The film bagged multiple awards and was screened at many film festivals. It also became the third highest grossing film of 2001.T he dialogues in the film were a combination of three dialects, namely Avadhi, Bhojpuri and Braj, and they were penned by Hindi writer K P Saxena.

Though it has been over 21 years since the film was released, the popularity remains the same. To celebrate the legacy of the film, the star cast is all set to unite at Aamir Khan’s residence today. Last year, the entire team came together virtually to celebrate the success of the mega-blockbuster film. Even a pandemic couldn't stop the cast from proclaiming the victory of the film. 

Meanwhile, on the work front, Aamir Khan is gearing up for the release of Laal Singh Chaddha on 11th August 2022. The film, which is a remake of Tom Hanks's Forrest Gump, is directed by Advait Chandan. The star cast includes Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Ashik Nihon, Naga Chaitanya and Mona Singh.

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