Amir Khan starer ‘Lagaan’ was a blockbuster of its time and has now completed 15 years. A historic movie released on 15 June, 2001, it was also selected for the Oscars. That in itself was an achievement for the Indian movie industry. The star cast was of some phenomenal actors who’s commendable acting made the movie a great success.
But, do you know where all those actors are? Rajesh Vivek, who played the role of an astrologer Guran in the movie ‘Lagaan’ is no more with us. But, there were many others who have changed a lot in all these years!
1. Gracy Singh who played the role of Gauri in the film and graced the movie with her amazing dance moves and acting has worked in TV serials since then.
2. Who does not know Amir Khan? He played the character of Bhuvan and since then, his graph has been touching heights. Soon you will be seeing him in ‘Dangal’.
3. Akhilendra Mishra, who was Arjun in the movie, is best known for his role as Kroor Singh in the 90s Doordarshan fantasy television series ‘Chandrakanta’.
4. Shrivallabh Vyas is known for his phenomenal acting in ‘Sarfarosh’, ‘Aan: Men at Work’, ‘Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’, etc. And of course he was amazing in ‘Lagaan’ as Ichdhar.
5. Aditya Lakhia who was seen in the movie as ‘Kachra’.
6. Pradeep Rawat played the role of a Sikh man Deva. He is notable for playing villainous roles in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam films.
7. Tipu aka Amin Gazi He is best known for his lead role, as Farhan Siddiqui, in ‘Cambala Investigation Agency’ on Pogo TV.
8. Yashpal Sharma who played Lakha in ‘Lagaan’ is best known for his role as Randhir Singh in Sudhir Mishra’s 2003 movie ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’.
9. Rachel Shelley is best known for playing Helena Peabody in the Showtime series ‘The L Word’ and Elizabeth Russell in ‘Lagaan’.
10. Rajendranath Zutshi played the role of Ismail in ‘Lagaan’.
11. Raghuvir Yadav who played the character of Bhoora in ‘Lagaan’ is a well-known stage and television actor, music composer, singer and set designer.
12. Paul Blackthorne, who played the role of Englishman Captain Endrew Russel has been a regular cast member in the series ‘The Dresden Files’ (2007), in which he played the title character, as well as ‘Lipstick Jungle’ (2008–09) and ‘Arrow’ (2012–present).