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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Original name: गैंग्स ऑफ़ वास्सेपुर पार्ट - १
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, macabre, brutal, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, sexy, inspirational ...
Plot: gangsters, revenge, mafia, gang, vengeance, crimes, abuse, brutality, greed, small town, powerful ending, organized crime, criminal heroes, killings, rivalry, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, violence, murder, depression, death, wartime, catastrophe, indians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia

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⇓ similarity ⇓
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