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Dil Aashna Hai (...The Heart Knows) (1992)

Laila, brought up in a brothel, is a cabaret dancer in Digvijay Singh's five star hotel. On day her dying mother informs her that Laila is her adopted child. Laila is aided by Karan in her ... See full summary »

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Prince Arjun Singh
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Sunil (Barkha's boyfriend)
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Barkha
Amrita Singh ...
Rajlaxmi A. Singh
Sonu Walia ...
Salma A. Baig
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Rai Bahadur Digvijay Singh
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Laila / Sitara
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Karan D. Singh
Nassar Abdulla ...
Akram Allahabadi Baig (as Nasser Abdullah)
Pankaj Udhas ...
Himself
Raza Murad ...
Goverdhan Das
Amarjeet Mukherjee ...
Chandu
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Razia
Beena Banerjee ...
Shobha (Karan's mother) (as Beena)
Sushma Seth ...
Mrs. Baig (girl hostel's principal)
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Laila, brought up in a brothel, is a cabaret dancer in Digvijay Singh's five star hotel. On day her dying mother informs her that Laila is her adopted child. Laila is aided by Karan in her search for the mother. Her search leads her to Razia, who divulges that eighteen years ago, there were three naughty little girls in her college Barkha, Salma and Raj. They were in love with their boyfriends and one of them delivered a baby girl. Each of the three looked after the baby as if it were her own. The baby was later handed over to Razia. Now all three girls are leading their own lives and have a god standing in society. But Laila is determined to bring them together to seek answers from them and find acceptance at the hands of her real mother. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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How love can change a person's outlook and life.
16 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A story about a courtesan who was conceived illegitimately. She met a boy (SRK's character) who was willing to help her find her mother (with no strings attached). He was willing to do anything for her. The story was complicated due to there being three possibilities of a mother. All three were very accomplished in life. Her friend (SRK's character) had issues of his own. His father couldn't stand to see his son paying attention to a courtesan. He was told to leave his love alone, and leave it a night friendship. He decided that she was worth it to him and for his relationship to continue. It's a sweet story. It doesn't have the best ending (lacking closing lines), but over all is good enough to watch.


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