Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 | Last Update : 06:22 AM IST
Having opened opposite an equally stiff competition like Lagaan, the film dominated box office like it was meant to be. Wrapped along an extremely weighted plotline, the film had blockbuster written all over it. It was only going to be a matter of time until the audiences were found queueing up a night before to get the tickets of the film.
It happened thrice till date when a Sunny Deol and an Aamir Khan starrer movie release in a same month. 1) Ghayal, Dil (June 1990) 2) Ghatak, Raja Hindustani (November 1996) 3) Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Lagaan (in this case even the date was same 15 June 2001)
In India, The film collected rupees 1.40 crores on its first day, rupees 4.08 crores on its first weekend and rupees 9.28 crores on it's first week.The film collected rupees 76.88 crores in India and rupees 133.12 crores worldwide.
The story is loosely based on real life story of Boota Singh.
Kajol was the original choice for Amisha Patel's role. She had date issues.
It is a world record that 10 crore tickets of gadar were sold as compared to any other film in the world.
Gadar: EkPrem Katha is the most watched Hindi film in India as it recorded 5.05 crore footfalls in India.
Written by Shaktiman Talvar, the film was laced along with some very powerful dialogues. Here are 5 of what we feel will remain with us forever:
Ek kagaz par mohar nahi lagegi toh kya Tara Pakistan nahi jayega? Mujhe mere bachhe ko uski maa se milane se koi taqat, koi sarhad nahi rok sakti!
Aapka Pakistan zindabad hai humein isske koi aitraaz nahi, lekin hamara Hindustan zindabad tha, zindabad hai aur zindabad rahega!
Duniya janti hai batwaare ke waqt hum logon ne aapko 65 crore rupaye diye the tab jakar aapke sar par tirpal aayi thi. Barsat se bachne ki haisiyat nahi, aur golobaari ki baat karte hain aap log!
Baap banker beti ko vida kar dijiye, isi mein sabki bhalayi hai, warna aaj ye jatt bigad gaya na toh saikdo ko le marega!
Agar main apne biwi bachhe ke liye sir jhuka sakta hun, toh main sabke sir kaat bhi sakta hun!