Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama
The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.
In India, the color of saffron represents sacrifice. When someone says, "Main rang de basanti", ("paint me saffron") it means that person is ready to be sacrificed for a great cause. Saffron is also a predominant color in the movie.
Are you drunk too?
Aslam: Dad, You know I don't even touch alcohol!
Amanullah Khan: They are all demolished!
Aslam: Whatever it is. They are my friends!
Amanullah Khan: What kind of friends are these? They're stinking of alcohol and no shame to stand in front of your father. Can't you find ...
During one of the flashback sequences - set prior to 1947, the historical characters are on a roof of a building. In the distance is another large building, and, on its roof, is a large satellite dish.
Hindi, Punjabi, English
£221,226 (UK) (29 January 2006)
$2,197,331 (USA) (2 April 2006)
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