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Lagaan

Set a hundred years back in Indian history, this is the story of a handful of farmers in rural India who take on the mighty British in a cricket match over agricultural tax called lagaan.

india Updated: May 19, 2003 15:21 IST
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Language: Hindi

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Year: 2001


Set a hundred years back in Indian history, this is the story of a handful of farmers in rural India who take on the mighty British in a cricket match. If they defeat them, they would be exempted from paying the life-threatening agricultural tax call Lagaan. Things come to such a pass as the monsoon rains fail for a second year running.



First Published: May 08, 2003 11:17 IST