Thursday, 2 February 2017

Celebrating 11 Years of Rang De Basanti - Still Making An Impact

There are movies that leave an impact on your mind after coming out of the theatre. This impact actually makes you think about either yourself or about the world around you. These few movies are timeless and remain fresh forever. Rang De Basanti is one such movie which completed 11 years on 26th January this year. It was directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra casting Aamir Khan, Siddharth, Kunal Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Soha Ali Khan and Alice Patten while R. Madhavan appears in a guest role but also a major character.

The movie that brought revolution in cinema, makes the country drool over it with the beauty of its story. A soul-stirring movie that forces you to think what is going on around you. It inspires you to change something from within you. The essence of this film is still as fresh as it was back then.

Let us take you through some popular dialogues and moments which are relevant even after a decade!


College di gate de iss taraf hum life ko nachate hai … te duji taraf life humko nachati hai – DJ (Aamir Khan)


Baap ka paisa hai … pade pade sadd jata hai – Karan Singhania (Siddharth)


Mujhe to lagta tha ki hum kisi cheez ke liye ladd jayenge aisa koi jazba hai hi nahi humare andar – Aslam (Kunal Kapoor)


Ek pair past mein hai teh ek pair future mein hai … tabhi toh hum aaj pe moot rahe hain - DJ (Aamir Khan)



Ab bhi jiska khoon na khaula, khoon nahin voh paani hai ... Joh desh ke kaam na aaye woh bekaar jawani hai  - DJ (Aamir Khan)


Fasadi nahi wo krantikari hain, unhe krantikari kahiye… - Lakshman Pandey as Ram Prasad Bismil (Atul Kulkarni)


Abey DJ Saade! Concentration ki batti naa bujha – Sukhi (Sharman Joshi)


Jo log uncha sunte hain unhe dhamaake ki jarurat hoti hai! – Karan as Bhagat Singh (Siddharth)


Zindagi jeene ke do hi tarike hote hai … ek, jo ho raha hai hone do, bardaasht karte jao … ya phir zimmedari uthao usse badalne ki - DJ (Aamir Khan)



Karan - Dj, yeh toh bohot khoon beh raha hai yaar?
DJ - Koi ni, kaake! ragon mein daudte daudte thak gaya tha. Azaad hona chahta hai…

We all know how brilliant is the performance by all the actors from the movie but it’s the Ad Guru Prasoon Joshi who has made the scenes and situations with his exceptional dialogues totally unforgettable! Well, we can see the outcome of when people with extraordinary talent work together as a team.

Written by Medini Kajarekar
Walking through the pages to find home in words.

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