New Delhi: Oscar-nominated film 'Lagaan' clocked 18 years today. The iconic movie starring Aamir Khan not only acclaimed for the storyline but was also a blockbuster.
Released in 2001, 'Lagaan' is a period sports drama. The story revolves around a tiny village of the Victorian era where people were burdened with high taxes. The story takes a turn when an officer challenged the villagers to play cricket as a wager to avoid taxes. In a bid to improve their conditions, the villagers accept the challenge, learn the game and emerge victorious at the end of the film.
Movies like 'Lagaan' sets is a benchmark for the industry and are meant to be cherished forever.