Rang De Basanti

Synopsis: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits students from Delhi University to act in her docu-drama. She finds DJ, who graduated five years ago but still wants to be a part of the University because he doesn't think there's too much out there in the real world to look forward to. Karan, the son of Industrialist Rajnath Singhania, who shares an uncomfortable relationship with his father, but continues to live off him, albeit very grudgingly. Aslam, is a middle class Muslim boy, who lives in the by-lanes near Jama Masjid, poet, philosopher and guide to his friends. Sukhi, the group's baby, innocent, vulnerable and with a weakness for only one thing - girls. Laxman Pandey, the fundamentalist in the group, the only one who still believes that politics can make the world a better place and
Genre: Comedy, Drama
  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 17 wins & 19 nominations.
157 min

If yet your blood does not rage, then|it is waterthat flows in your veins.

For what is the flush of youth,|if it is not of service to the motherland.

Just a minute Mr. McKinley,|one revolutionary is meeting another.

Thank you.|Shall we go?

I'm sorry it had to end this way.

This isn't the end Mr. McKinley.|This is just the beginning.

There will be others after|we have gone. Many others.

Shove it.

Get out of the way! Scoot!

You come India first time madam?|Yes!

Sorry about the short notice.

Gosh! Your Hindi has|really improved.

Don't worry,|all the preparations are done.

Hey Sue, no need to worry...

...everything has been taken care of|posters have been put up everywhere.

It's also been announced on radio.

...just see, they'll be lining|up forthe auditions.

What's wrong?

I didn't tell you.|The truth is that I've come alone.

...no money, no producer is going to arrive.

You knew it!

After Alice, there was a|call from a certain Beth Williams...

...she informed me of the cancellation|of the show and also my services.

...did you abuse her in Hindi?

She wanted to know what it meant.|I explained to her in graphic detail.

You are amazing... Sonia.

This is Delhi University.|Let me help you with your luggage.

How much?|- Ma'am I've already told you.

Ravi, please get all the|luggage to our room.

Get some rest now.|I'll see you tomorrow...

...lf you need anything|you have my number.

Let's go Ravi.

I can't do this.

I can't do this.

I deserve a role because|I have dimples just like Priety Zinta.

Don't sing. Just recite "Vande Matram".|- Vande Matram?

Raise your hand and say VANDE MATRAM!|VANDE Matram!

Speak loudly, VANDE MATRAM!|Vande MATRAM.

Loudly and proudly, VANDE MATRAM!|Vande MATRAM

VANDE MATRAM!|Vande Matram...

I have dedicated my life|to the freedom of this nation.

I have dedicated my life|to the freedom of this nation.

I know you want me to get married.

...but FREEDOM is my bride.

I know... I know... that...

I know... that you want me to get married...

...but my bride is FREEDOM

...but my bride is FREEDOM.|Your obedient son, BHAGAT SINGH.


Bhagat Singh.

Bhagat Singh.

My name is Bhagat Singh.


Depressed huh?

One ortwo of them can|be used for minor roles...

...but no one's even close for|Azad or Bhagat Singh.

I guess it's all my fault.

No Sonia. You're my rock.

Sue, don't get so dejected.

Let's go and have some fun.|I'm in no mood Sonia.

Hey Aslam.

Aslam... Sue McKinley.

You too study at the University?

Wow! Her Hindi is great.

We live there, eat there but no one|has ever accused us of studying there.

What are those maniacs upto?

That's DJ...

DJ I love you!!!

That's Sukhi.

DJ I love you!!!

I love you too baby!

Damn exhibitionists.

The idiots will never change.

Come on dude, let's rock it!

Sukhi I love you!

Is he OK?

That's his natural state.

Sukhi, all parts working?

Whoa! Whoa! Whoa!

Sue this is DJ.|DJ this is Sue.


Sue? She's so pink her name|should be Gulabo (Rose).

She's quite hot...

Perfect forthis cold.

Karan you saved my life.|I love you!


...you too saved my life,

I love you too!

It's ok.

She must have saved my life too...

No! Sukhi!|She didn't save your life.

No problem. One day|she'll save my life.

Relax Dude!|She is your sister-in-law.


I'm a REBEL.

There's aren't any students here,|no teachers to suffer.

It's a school without rules out here|Hey Genius, go figure.

Sukhi you just sit and|watch like a dumb-ass...

DJ doesn't waste a second.

He's a stud.

Hi! How's everybody?|Hi Rahul! What's up?

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