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Lagaan [videorecording] : once upon a time in India / Jhamu Sughand presents ; Aamir Khan Productions ; produced by Aamir Khan ; written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker.

Sughand, Jhamu (Producer). Khan, Aamir, 1965- (Producer, Actor). Gowariker, Ashutosh (Producer, Director, Screenwriter). Singh, Gracy (Actor). Shelley, Rachel (Actor). Blackthorne, Paul (Actor). Mulay, Suhasini (Actor). Kharbanda, Kulbhushan (Actor). Yadav, Raghuvir (Actor). Mehta, Anil (Cinematographer). Saluja, Ballu (Film editor). Ak̲h̲tar, Jāvīd, 1945- (Lyricist). Rahman, A. R. (Composer). Savena, K.P. (Author of dialog). Dave, Kumar (Screenwriter). Dayma, Sanjay (Screenwriter). Aamir Khan Productions (Added Author). Excel Home Videos (Firm) (Added Author). Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne, Suhasini Mulay, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Raghuveer Yadav. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 4579-4580 Disc 1 37684001063930 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 4579-4580 Disc 2 37684001058297 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (215 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 2-disc collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Mumbai, [India] : Excel Home Videos, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LVIS-223 (Menon).
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne, Suhasini Mulay, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Raghuveer Yadav.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; PAL format; all regions; anamorphic widescreen; Dolby surround sound 5.1.
Language Note:
In Hindi with English subtitles.
Subject: Cricket matches > Drama.
Taxation > India > Drama.
British > India > Drama.
Farmers > India > Drama.
India > History > British occupation, 1765-1947 > Drama.
Genre: Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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