Rang De Basanti one of the finest movie ever made in Indian history. There was comedy drama action and emotional. Flawless direction, acting and music scores for the film. A must watch for every Indians. The film showing the enthusiasm and youthfulness of Indian despites. They have given right message that our Indian government is not doing anything. They are just giving big big speech in stage and having luxury life.
The movie was produce and directed by Rakeshsh Omprakash Mehra, and co –written by Rensil D’Silva and the film was co-produced by Shahnawaz Ali. It Star Alice Patten in the lead role including Aamir khan, Siddharth Narayan, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kapoor, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni.
The story is all about five young men from Delhi whose lives and perceptions change as they act in a documentary film on five revolutionary Indian freedom fighters. Inspired from the freedom fighters, they assassinate the Indian Defence Minister for his act of corruption that was responsible for the death of their friend, an Indian Air Force pilot.
The film was released on 26th January 2006, the Republic Day. The film broke all opening box office records in India. It was the highest-grossing film in its opening weekend in India and had the highest opening day collections for a Bollywood film. The film was well received and praised for strong screenplay and dialogues. The film made on a budget of ₹250 million (US$3.5 million)
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,
A. R. Rahman’s soundtrack, which earned positive reviews, and won the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director, and had two of its tracks, Khalbali and Luka Chuppi, considered for an Academy Award for Best Original Song nomination.
Film Certification Board of India sought the views of Indian Defence Ministry due to scenes that depicted the use of MiG-21 fighter aircraft but after watching the movie the ministry found no problems and allow UTV to release. And there were also some issues with Animal Welfare Board of India due to banned Indian horse race.
Early rumours was that actors Arjun Rampal and Arjan Bajwa would be amongst the male leads, but these roles ultimately were filled by Sharman Joshi, Siddharth Narayan and Madhavan. Aamir Khan agreed to act in Rang De Basanti immediately after reading the script, and he also lost 10 kilograms weight with strict diet and exercise for the film .Kunal Kapoor had been the assistant director to Mehra during the filming of Aks and was already familiar with the Mehra. It was for the first time that he was playing a North Indian Punjabi character and it took him some time to get the right pronunciation.
The film was officially launched at a hotel on February 2005, when shooting began, Mehra made an announcement to his crew saying that they would enjoy their holiday only in July. The film was picturised in New Delhi, Mumbai, Rajasthan, and Punjab.