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Viren, on a visit to India, falls in love with Pallavi, who happens to be older than he is. Her age doesn't bother him but as Dai Maa points out, its unusal in India for the woman to be ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Virendra Pratap Singh
Pallavi / Pooja Bhatnagar
Dai Jaa
Prem Anand
Deepak Malhotra ...
Siddharth Kumar Bhatnagar
Lalit Tiwari ...
Sudeshwar Narayan Tiwari
Ila Arun
Raj Hans
Manju Mishra
Manohar Singh
Dippy Sagoo ...


Viren, on a visit to India, falls in love with Pallavi, who happens to be older than he is. Her age doesn't bother him but as Dai Maa points out, its unusal in India for the woman to be older than the man. During a property dispute and a court case, Paalavi's father suddenly dies of a heart-attack. She is shattered. He goes to comfort her but finds out she was never in love with him, but with a pilot, Vinod. They get married and Viren leaves for London. A year later, Vinod and Pallavi die in an accident. She leaves behind a daughter, Pooja. She grows up to look like a replica of her beautiful mother. When Viren visits India, he gets a shock when he sees her the first time. Pooja slowly reveals that she is in love with Viren, but Viren still loves Pallavi, the memories of Pallavi never leave him. The film is about unrequited love, living life with a passion, friendship and more. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Musical | Romance



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4 November 1991 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Lamhen  »

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In the parody sequence where Prem and Pooja try to cheer up the sulking Viren, Dai Maa joins in with "Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai". This was Waheeda Rehman's hit song from one of her best films - Guide (1965). Later, she thought it was rather unusual to be dancing to her own song from another film and considered it to be her ultimate tribute. See more »


References Junglee (1961) See more »


Meha Re Megha
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Shiv Kumar Sharma and Hariprasad Chaurasia
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Yashji's greatest!
23 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With this movie, Yash Chopra finally proves that he is one of the greatest Hindi movie directors of all time. Lamhe tells a story about love, passion, and moments...moments for one's love to grow. Anil and Sridevi create magic on screen. I love watching them together. They're both so talented and passionate--especially in this movie. (Sridevi has an AMAZING wardrobe, especially in the first half.) Anupam and Waheeda are brilliant in their supporting roles. Anupamji is such a delight to watch--he's so funny in Lamhe. This movie, which is considered a classic today, was a huge flop when it came out in 1991 because of the "risque" subject matter. Yet, early in his career, Yashji took huge risks when he directed movies like Kabhi Kabhie, Silisa, Waqt and Deewaar. Sadly, he became more commericial with 1997's Dil To Pagal Hai (Crap). Lamhe is seriously Yashji's best check it out ASAP!

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