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Lamhe (1991)

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Virendra Pratap Singh
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Dai Jaa
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Ila Arun
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Manju Mishra
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Viren (Anil Kapoor) who travels to Rajasthan with his governess, affectionately called Dai Jaa (Waheeda Rehman). He meets the beautiful Pallavi (Sridevi) and he instantly falls in love with her. However, she also happens to be older then him, though this does not bother Viren. During a property dispute and a court case, Paalavi's father suddenly dies of a heart-attack. She is shattered and goes into isolation. At the wake, Viren goes to console her, when she sees him she runs towards him but runs straight past Viren and goes towards Sidhharth - the man she loves. Viren is heartbroken but to fulfill Pallavi's father's dying wish, he arranges the wedding between Sidhharth and Pallavi. Allowing Pallavi to live her life happily, Viren leaves for London. However one year into the marriage Sidhharth and Pallavi are both killed in an accident. It was also revealed that she was pregnant at the time and gave birth to a daughter. The girl is named Pooja and is kept in the care of Dai Jaa. A few... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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This film, released on the same day as Phool Aur Kaante (1991), was expected to break records. Unfortunately, the relationship between Prem and Pallavi/Pooja was considered incestuous by purists and the moralists, and it was completely rejected by the Indian audience. Its failure demoralized Yash Chopra and to this day he laments its rejection by the Indian audience. However, it was not a total loss; it became one of the biggest hits ever in the Indian overseas market. See more »

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Morni Baagha Maa
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Ila Arun
Composed by Shiv Kumar Sharma and Hariprasad Chaurasia
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Lamhe (1991) .... Moments of Love from Yash Chopra
14 November 2013 | by (Nepal) – See all my reviews

"Lamhe" portrays an unconventional love story of an undeniable love of a girl with a man almost twice her age; and this unconventional story makes the film special. The film raises complexity in its theme which has been resolved very beautifully by the end. Like most of the Yash Chopra films, this one too has a nice look with good songs, pictuarization, and a winning performance from Sri Devi. Perhaps, it's a wonder why this film didn't click at the time it released; and by now the film has received a cult status.The only thing that annoyed was its over 3 hr length and a slow pace at times.

Rating: 2 stars out of 4


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