the fact that both were nominated for an Oscar in 2002, what links 'A Beautiful
Mind' to 'Lagaan'?
who played the lead in 'A Beautiful Mind', during his acceptance speech
for Best Actor Oscar for 'Gladiator' the previous year, had mentioned that
his inspiration was his uncle David Crowe. David Crowe is the father of
brothers Martin and Jeff Crowe both of whom captained the New Zealand Cricket
Team and Cricket links to Lagaan.