About The Movie
Ghajini (Hindi: गजनी) is a 2008 Indian romantic psychological thriller film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss and produced by Allu Aravind and Madhu Mantena. The soundtrack and score is by A. R. Rahman. It is a remake of Murugadoss’s own 2005 Tamil film of the same name starring Aamir Khan in the lead role along with Asin and it became the highest grossing movie of that year and the first Hindi film to cross the ₹100 crore mark. It stars Aamir Khan, Asin and Jiah Khan in lead roles while Pradeep Rawat and Riyaz Khan essay supporting roles. The film’s main plot was adapted from Christopher Nolan’s Memento and comedy plot was inspired by 1951 British movie Happy Go Lovely.
The film explores the life of a rich businessman who develops anterograde amnesia following a violent encounter in which his love interest, model Kalpana, was killed. He tries to avenge the killing with the aid of Polaroid Instant camera photographs and permanent tattoos on his body. Aamir Khan’s character was featured in a 3D video game titled Ghajini – The Game, which is based on the movie. On release it became the highest grossing movie of all time until it was beaten by another Aamir Khan movie 3 Idiots the following year. Ghajini’s paid preview collections were ₹27 million (US$400,000). With this movie, Asin made her debut in Bollywood.
Cast & Crew
- Movie Director: A. R. Murugadoss
- Producer: Allu Aravind , Madhu Mantena
- Music Director: A. R . Rahman
- Starrning: Aamir Khan, Asin