referred to "tel malish" from this movie
The director references Pyaasa in the scene where Becky is at the dinner party; the same scene is in Pyaasa. Mira Nair is a fan of Guru Dutt, who directed and starred in Pyaasa.
Kajol sings the song 'Hum Aapki Aankhon Mein'
The song "Aaj Sajan Mohe Ang Laga Lo" is playing in background when Dev and Paro are talking over the phone
The song 'Ye Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye' plays over the end credits
When Maya leaves Ashok at the train station, we hear lines sung by Guru Dutt's character Vijay in Pyaasa
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