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Swades: We, the People (Hindi: स्वदेश, Urdu: سودیش, pronounced [sʋəˈd̪eːʃ], English: Homeland) is a 2004 Indian film written, produced and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The film stars Shahrukh Khan and debutante Gayatri Joshi. Although Swades flopped at the box-office, it received universal critical acclaim and a cult following from Indian and other South Asian audiences around the world.
Mohan Bhargava (Shahrukh Khan) is an NRI working at NASA as a Project Manager. He had been a student at the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school. After twelve years in the US, he decides to return to India to find his nanny, Kaveri Amma (Kishori Balal), with whom he has completely lost touch. Along the way, he meets a number of interesting people from the village called Charanpur where Kaveri Amma now lives; there's the village postmaster, eager to know more about e-mails and the internet, while also having a keen hobby of wrestling; the ex-freedom fighter who teaches history at the...