Top 100 Bollywood Movies Of All Time: No.9 - "Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India", The Proud Of India Cricket

Mina Muzumdar |Jun 27, 2019

18 years ago, when Indian cinema was still filled with the romance genre, "Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India" is a fresh air which then changed the film industry forever.

During the 2000s, Indian cinema was still spearheaded with love story and musical films, Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India came as fresh air for Bollywood at that time. The film soon after achieved both commercial and critical successes. The historical epic sports drama directed by Ashutosh Gowariker brings to life a real story about cricket.

Lakha (Yashpal Sharma)


Yashpal Sharma played the bad guy in Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India but the audience all fell in love with his come back in the game, isn't it?

Bagha (Amin Hajee)

Ismail (Raj Zutshi)


If cricket requires the player to have a clear mind and stay calm even under the most challenging situation, Raj Zutshi perfectly portrayed the willful guy. And indeed when he got injured, he still remained steadfast for his team to grab the opportunity and win the final game.

 Kachra (Aditya Lakhia)


The 'untouchable' guy who stand beside Bhuvan (Aamir Khan) shoulder to shoulder and make a huge contribution to the match's result.

Deva (Pradeep Rawat)


Every sports team need a wide adviser and Deva (Pradeep Rawat) clearly is the best strategist for Bhuvan's team. Behind the success of the village cricket team, we must count the devotion of Deva.

Tipu (Amin Gazi)


When Ismail got injured, it's young Tipu to take his role in the game with the Britishers. He might be the youngest guy but also the best friend of Bhuvan.

Here are the 7 most memorable characters in Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India. The film didn't represent a proud history of Indian's cricket but also being an inspiring story to our generation.


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