Swades

Film Details
  • Category: drama
  • Date: 17-12-2004
  • Produced By: Ashutosh Gowariker & Ronnie Screwvala
  • Directed By: Ashutosh Gowariker
Project Info

Swades is a 2004 Indian drama film written, produced and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, based on the true life story of a Non-resident Indian man who returns to his homeland. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal in leading roles, with Daya Shankar Pandey, Rajesh Vivek, Lekh Tandon appearing in supporting role and Makrand Deshpande in a special appearance. The film received widespread critical acclaim and considered a cult classic of Hindi cinema. The music and background score was composed by A. R. Rahman, with lyrics penned by Javed Akhtar.