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Credited cast:
Maya Alagh ...
Chandra Mukhi's mom
Ramesh Goyal ...
Raja Rai
Kim ...
Song Tune Pakadi Kallai (Deleted)
Rai (Raja's grandpa)
Asha Sachdev ...
Kamini Rai


In order to acquire his wealth and estate a young boy, Raja Rai is abused by his uncle, Madan and step-mother. Fortunately for him a female alien from another planet descended on Earth in search of her magical Wang in the form of a giant leaf which possess great powers; Raja fall in the company of this woman who calls her, "Chandra Mukhi", they get acquainted with each other and Chandra Mukhi decides to grow him up to his full man-hood so that he can protect himself from his enemies. But there are short-comings involved as an invincible being Dhola wants to acquire the giant leaf to master the universe while at the same time Chandra Mukhi must secure this leaf and return back to her planet within a time frame and if she does return Raja will be render back to square one. Written by gavin (

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This marked the first film of Salman Khan along with Dil Tera Aashiq, to release theatrically in Canada. Indian films had stopped releasing in theater's in Canada since 1982. The previous year (1992) Saajan was released in re run showing's since the film already released onto home video. Dil Tera Aashiq and Chandra Mukhi were released on the same day and were the first brand new films of Salman Khan to release in theater's in Canada. See more »

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Great film
13 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

t all happens somewhere in East Africa, although the only thing that adds some couleur locale are a few zebras, giraffes and a lion at the very beginning of the movie, because during the entire movie we won't encounter a single black person, as if East Africa were inhabited exclusively by Hindi-speaking Indians. The hero of our story is Raju, an about 8 years old kid, who spends most of his time playing around with his friends. Raju's grandfather is a rich businessman, and Raju is the apple of his eye. However, Raju's maternal uncle Madan and his wife Kamini are not pleased with Raju's privileged position at all. Madan and Kamini are evil people ("He could do harm to normal people, but he can't do harm to us, because we are EVIL PEOPLE, mwahahahaaaaa!"). Together they run a small gang of cartoonesque goons, and their plan is to bump off grandpa and Raju in order to get hold of grandpa's huge property. However, their plans don't work out as they should. Because what happens? Somewhere far, far away in the universe lies a heavenly kingdom ruled by a severe but kind-hearted queen. The queen has a beautiful daughter (played by Sridevi) with a peculiar hobby: the princess enjoys floating (!) over Earth, and the queen cannot approve of that, because Earth is a wicked and dangerous place. To prevent her from going there, the queen entrusts the princess with a magical golden leaf, the key to all power in the universe. But of course, the princess goes anyway and stumbles upon Dhola (a huge bald fellow in a superhero suit who wants to kill the princess, steal the leaf and take over power), so that she loses the leaf, falls down and loses her power. Down on Earth, she quickly makes friends with Raju and the other kids. They name her Chandra Mukhi after one of the Devdas characters. When Chanda Mukhi witnesses how bad poor Raju is treated by his evil uncle, she decides to help him, using all the power that is left in her to turn him into an adult muscle-man overnight. Of course, it won't last long before Raju (played by Salman Khan) and the sympathetic alien princess fall in love.

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