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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

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
Anant Mahadevan
Manju Maini
Shyam Arora
Ram Gopal Bajaj ...
Shiv Prasad Mathur
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Storyline

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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14 September 1989 (India)  »

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Yash Chopra's Moonlight  »

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Trivia

Rekha was offered the role of Chandni, but turned it down. Instead she recommended Sridevi for the part. 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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Featured in Bollywood im Alpenrausch (2000) See more »

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Mere Haathon Mein
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Shiv Kumar Sharma and Hariprasad Chaurasia
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Haunting memories
28 March 2005 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

It is hard to find a really good Indian film, but this film constitutes as good, even really good. It creates a haunting feel right from the start, and the theme of 'love never ends' is carried throughout the film by this haunting feeling with the use of Chandni (the character), and music. Extremely visual images of Chandni are given to the viewer in the opening of the film as Chandni dances around in misty scenery. These continues during the film with the use of the photographs that Rohit takes and are posted up on his wall, and through the songs that Rohit (with Chandni) and Lalit sing in the second half of the film; it is rare to find this type of usage of songs in Indian films. This film is really good and highly recommended because of the way that it establishes modes and memories, and later evokes them effectively. Well done.


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