A classic Yash Chopra love story - the story of how love takes the lives of three people and weaves them together - softly lyrical, throbbingly beautiful and filled with the sound of three hearts hopelessly in love...

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vinod Khanna ...
Lalit Khanna
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Rohit Gupta
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Chandni Mathur
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Mrs. Khanna
Sushma Seth ...
Mrs. Gupta
Achala Sachdev ...
(as Achla Sachdev)
Beena Banerjee ...
Pooja (as Bina)
Manohar Singh
Renu Arya
Mita Vasisht ...
Kiran Mathur (as Meeta Vasisht)
Asha Sharma
Ananth Narayan Mahadevan ...
(as Anant Mahadevan)
Manju Maini
Shyam Arora
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Shiv Prasad Mathur
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Love comes to Chandni (Sridevi) and Rohit (Rishi Kapoor) in one breathless moment as if time and hearts have stopped. They plan the happiness of the shared future. But life has other plans. In one cruel stroke of fate, Chandni faces life alone, her heart and her dreams shattered. Then she meets Lalit (Vinod Khanna). Lalit, whose eyes are dark with the shadows of the tragic memories of his first love. But in Chandni's smile he sees a wonderful radiance that for the first time chases those shadows away. Lalit's affecton gives a new direction to Chandni's life, till one day, she meets Rohit again. Now all three stand at the crossroads of love, pawns with the game that love plays with life. Who will win? Life or love? Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Trivia

Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya was initially hired, but after the first shooting schedule, she left the film due to ego clashes with director Yash Chopra. Leena Daru was brought in to replace her. See more »

Goofs

After the accident of Rishi kapoor, Chandni starts living at his house to take care of him, where her in-laws taunt her for living at his fiancé's house.Though they are shown to be honeymooning in Switzerland before the accident. See more »

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Referenced in Aiyyaa (2012) See more »

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Tu Mujhe Suna
Sung by Nitin Mukesh and Suresh Wadkar
Composed by Shiv Kumar Sharma and Hariprasad Chaurasia
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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A correction
18 February 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Hello all,

I am here to point out an error on Anu Kapoor who has written the story of the triangle love story "Chandni".

Chandni is a story of a girl from a small town in Delhi who falls in love with the rich boy Rohit. But though their love blossoms, obstacles comes in the form of disapproval from Rohit's parents. When things get better fate plays a different game on them. Rohit meets with an accident and is left handicapped in a wheel chair. Chandni like a dutiful lover becomes his strength and pillar. But Rohit cannot bear seeing her waste her life on him as he cannot protect her. He breaks the relationship. A broken hearted Chandni finds solace in a new city with a new job. She slowly pecks her withered life.

Another man comes into her life in the form of Lalit, his boss and well wisher. Will she be able to accept his proposal? The movie is worth a watch.

If you did not find the story interesting enough. watch it for the sheer magic of Sridevi. She will never disappoint you. She is just magic.

Now, coming to the correction. I would like to tell that Chandni and Rohit is not married so there is no question of them going for a honeymoon as mentioned in the review of Mr Anu Kapoor. What he saw was just a dream sequence in the form of a song, nothing else.

I request to pay a little more attention while watching movies especially when you are going to write a review on it. Thank you.


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