Factoid

In case you are wondering, the cricket bat that was used by Aamir Khan in Lagaan, to win the match against the English ruler fetched Rs 60 lakh (Pakistani rupee) in an auction in Lahore. The auction was held to mobilise funds for the cancer hospital of the former Pakistan cricketer Imran Khan. A Pakistani builder, Ali Imran of Bahria Town, bought the bat. Though initially Aamir Khan thought to keep the bat as a souvenir, he agreed to get it auctioned to raise funds for the hospital built in memory of the former cricketer’s mother, Shaukat Khanum

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