PG | | Adventure, Drama, Musical
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
15 July 2004 | Claudio Carvalho
10 | A Magnificent and Overwhelming Fairytale An Oscar Deserving
In 1893, India was a colony of England. The starving native farmers had to pay an imposed tax to the British soldiers ...
The movie had the biggest number of British actors ever to be cast in a single movie in the history of Indian Cinema.
Guran read my fortune today.
Bhuvan: Really? What's the misfortune then?
Gauri: So cruel? I won't tell you.
Bhuvan: Oh come on.
Gauri: He said I'll put henna on my hands this year - I mean get married.
Bhuvan: That's great! Who's the lucky boy?
Gauri: How would I know? But Guran did say that ...
The film although based in the year 1893 shows quite a few British Lieutenants to be clean-shaven. The British Indian Army regulated all commissioned officers to wear whiskers till 1910, so the lieutenants had to wear beards or at least moustaches.
Hindi, English, Awadhi, Urdu
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