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13 years of Rang De Basanti  ( 26 January 2006 )

January | 26, 2019 ::  13 years of Rang De Basanti  ( 26 January 2006 )

Rang De Basanti  is a 2006 Indian drama film written, produced and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, and co-written by Rensil D’Silva .


Directed by :: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Produced by :: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Ronnie Screwvala
P. S. Bharathi (Creative Producer)
Written by :: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Kamlesh Pandey, Rensil D’Silva
Story by :: Kamlesh Pandey
Starring :: Aamir Khan
Siddharth Narayan
Atul Kulkarni
Kunal Kapoor
Sharman Joshi
Alice Patten
Soha Ali Khan
R. Madhavan
Waheeda Rehman
Music by :: A. R. Rahman
Cinematography :: Binod Pradhan
Edited by :: P. S. Bharathi

Production company :: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures

Distributed by :: UTV Motion Pictures

Release date :: 26 January 2006

Running time :: 157 minutes
Country :: India
Language :: Hindi

The film was released globally on 26 January 2006, the Republic Day of India. It received critical acclaim, winning the National Film Award for Best Popular Film, and being nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2006 BAFTA Awards. Rang De Basanti was chosen as India’s official entry for the Golden Globe Awards and the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category, though it did not ultimately yield a nomination for either award. A. R. Rahman’s soundtrack, which earned positive reviews, had two of its tracks considered for an Academy Awardnomination. The film was well received by critics and audiences for its production values and had a noticeable influence on Indian society. In India, Rang De Basanti did well at many of the Bollywood awards ceremonies, including a win for Best Movie at the Filmfare Awards. The film was declared “Blockbuster” by Box Office India. It was co-produced by Shahnawaz Ali.

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