Poster for the film 'Lagaan Once Upon a Time in India'
Poster for the film 'Lagaan Once Upon a Time in India', 2001.
'Lagaan' translated as Taxation, is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language epic sports film written & directed by Ashutosh Gowariker and produced by Aamir Khan. Aamir Khan features along with Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne.
The story revolves around a small village whose inhabitants, burdened by high taxes, find themselves in an extraordinary situation as an arrogant officer challenges them to a game of cricket as a wager to avoid the taxes. The narrative spins around this situation as the villagers face the arduous task of learning the alien game and playing for a result that will change their village's destiny.
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