The story of four lovers: Rahul, Ajay, Pooja, and Nisha. This Yash Chopra fantasy explores romance as the days go on, and who live in a really nice dream house while their dreams come true.

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Ajay (Special Appearance)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Murad Ali
Hemlata Deepak
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Nisha's Dai
Farida Jalal ...
Ajay's mother
Suresh Menon
Tanya Mukherjee
Balvinder Singh Suri
Rajesh Tandon
Shruti Ultaf
Priya Varma
Shivani Vazir
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Rahul (Shahrukh Khan) is a dancer and the director of a successful music and dance troupe. He believes that Nisha (Karisma Kapoor), one of his dancers, is his best friend; Nisha acts like his pal, but is secretly in love with him. Nisha injures her foot and Rahul needs a new dancer. He hires Pooja (Madhuri Dixit). She and Rahul are increasingly attracted to each other, but they act as if it were not happening. Pooja, unknown to Rahul, is already engaged to Ajay (Akshay Kumar), the son of family friends who raised her when her parents were killed. A romance with another man would be scandalous, and be a disappointment to her auntie and uncle, who want to see her marry their son. She tries to keep her distance from Rahul and Rahul, puzzled by her mixed signals, does not push matters. Nisha, however, her senses sharpened by jealousy, sees it all. Rather than try to stop the affair, however, she decides to leave India for a time and let matters take their course. She truly loves Rahul, ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Karan Johar designed all of Shah Rukh Khan's costumes. See more »

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[first lines]
Rahul: What is love?
Pooja: Love?... Love is life.
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The opening credits are set in a montage of loving couples. See more »

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Referenced in Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003) See more »

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Dil To Pagal Hai
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan
Composed by Uttam Singh
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Done by Yash Chopra
24 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film has reached expectations beyond belief and it is no surprise that Dil Tu Pagal Hai was done by none other than Yash Chopra. I'm into musicals and romances, which was probably why I adore this film and is the best. The performances were phenomenal, but that is no surprise coming from stars such as Shah Rukh Khan who is the 'Baadshah' of Bollywood (plus i recommend you watch Veer-Zaara - that film I think surpasses this one in some scenes). Madhuri Dixit had come back again in this film after Hum Aapke Hain Kaun... and to me she is the best dancer and actress I have ever seen in Bollywood. Karisma Kapoor was exceptional as Nisha in the film and I think no one else could have done her role better as the modern Indian girl - though now it is seen in practically all Yash Raj films (e.g. Mujhse Dosti Karogi). Watch the film and hopefully you'll love it as much as me.


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