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Anil Kapoor ... Raju

Madhuri Dixit ... Saraswati

Aruna Irani ... Laxmi Devi (as Aroona Irani)
Laxmikant Berde ... Pandu Dhondu Bhikaji Rao
Akash Khurana ... Prem
Adi Irani ... Ramesh (as Ajitesh)

Anupam Kher ... Totaram
Rita Bhaduri ... Neeta
Satyendra Kapoor ... Shyamlal (as Satyen Kappu)
Bharati Achrekar ... Mynavati (as Bharti Acherekar)
Kunika ... Kunika
Priya Arun
Brij Gopal ... Bhairon Singh Rana
Master Bunty ... Young Raju
Yunus Parvez (as Yunus Pervez)
Vikas Anand ... Raju's prospective father-in-law
Gurbachchan Singh ... Tiwari (as Gurbachan)
Harjeet Walia
Arun Mathur ... Diwan (Saraswati's prospective father-in-law)
Jamnadas (as Jamnadass)
Rajeev Mehta
Vipul Shah
Ghanshyam Nayak
Snehal (as Snehel)
Raugh Sheikh
Johnny Hayward (as Jony Hawards)
Naginder Malawade (as Naginder)
Miss Mimmy (as Miss. Mimmy 'Hira')
Rajesh Mehta
Yasmin (as Yasmeen)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harbans Darshan M. Arora ... Village in red turban (uncredited)
Jack Gaud ... Cameo (uncredited)

Directed by
Indra Kumar 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gyandev Agnihotri  screenplay
Bhagyaraj  story
Rajeev Kaul  scenario (as Rajiv Kaul)
Naushir Khatau  story advisor (as Noshir Khatau)
Kamlesh Pandey  dialogue
Praful Parekh  scenario

Produced by
Indra Kumar .... producer
Ashok Thakeria .... producer
Original Music by
Vanraj Bhatia (background music)
Anand Chitragupth  (as Anand-Milind)
Milind Chitragupth  (as Anand-Milind)
Cinematography by
Baba Azmi 
Film Editing by
Hussain A. Burmawala 
Art Direction by
Bijon Das Gupta 
Makeup Department
Eknath Paigude .... makeup artist
Bhagwan Rajput .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Vishwajeet Manral .... production manager
Vikas Mehta .... production executive
Dilip Mistry .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
S.P. Chaturvedi .... associate director
Pramod A. Dubey .... chief assistant director (as Pramod Dube)
Narendra Patel .... assistant director
Vasant R. Patel .... chief assistant director
Anil Rehal .... assistant director (as Anil Reyal)
Rishi Roy .... assistant director
Rajendra Tomar .... assistant director (as Rajinder Tomer)
Art Department
Ravi Sanyal .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Raghuvir Choudhry .... assistant sound (as Raghuvir Chaudhary)
Hitendra Ghosh .... sound re-recordist: Rajkamal Kala Mandir
Shaukat Hussain .... assistant sound (as Shaukat Husain)
Pradeep Suri .... audiographer
Special Effects by
N.V. Pai .... special effects
Amit Tade .... title assistant (as Ameet Tade)
Prakash Tade .... main titles
Allan Amin .... assistant action coordinator (as Amin Gani)
Abdul Gani .... action coordinator (as A. Gani)
Abbas Ali Moghul .... assistant action coordinator (as Abbas)
Camera and Electrical Department
Deepak Kharadi .... assistant camera
K. Mohammed .... chief assistant camera (as K. Mohamed)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Peter Fernandes .... dress assistant (as Peter)
Anand Kamble .... dress
Sunita Kapoor .... costumes
Anja San .... costumes
Parshuram Sawant .... dress assistant (as Parsuram)
Anna Singh .... costumes
Moris Joseph Swami .... dress (as Moris)
Editorial Department
Maruti Sawant .... assistant editor
Music Department
U.K. Dubey .... music assistant
Inderjeet .... playback singer
Udit Narayan .... playback singer
Anuradha Paudwal .... playback singer
Vipin Sachdeva .... playback singer
Sameer .... lyricist
Ashok Shukla .... song recordist: Sudeep Studio P. Ltd.
Prakash Verma .... music assistant
Other crew
Chandu .... production assistant
Gaurang V. Doshi .... production executive
Vinod Doshi .... presenter
Balraj Irani .... production executive
G.K. Joshi .... chief accountant
Saroj Khan .... choreographer
S. Vikas Mehta .... production executive (as S. Vikas Mehta [Vicky])
Mohan .... production assistant
Usha Nagpal .... assistant choreographer
Gopal Pandey .... public relations officer
Prabhakar .... production assistant
Shiva .... production assistant
Bhupendra Singh .... assistant choreographer (as Bhupen)
Subhash .... production assistant
Suresh .... production assistant
Rajesh Tank .... accountant
Zaheer .... production assistant
Khimraj Bhagwanji Thakeria .... in memory of

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Additional Details

171 min

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Madhuri at her best, 24 December 1998
Author: vamshi from Fresno, CA

Clearly one of Madhuri's better performances. The film could have been treated better by the director though. Watch the film if you are a fan of Madhuri.

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