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Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)

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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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Cast

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Rahul
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Pooja
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Nisha
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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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Storyline

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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The play Rahul and Pooja put on is called "Maya", which means "dream" or "illusion" in Hindi. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rahul: What is love?
Pooja: Love?... Love is life.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Soundtracks

Koi Ladki Hai
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan
Composed by Uttam Singh
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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reality about dancers' life
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I first saw the film in 1998, and I was never tired of seeing the film again and again. Karishma Kapoor as Nisha gave a first rate performance even though she played second fiddle to Madhuri Dixit (Pooja). The story revolves around the life of dancers. Nisha and Rahul (Shahrukh Khan) are best friends. Unknown to Rahul, Nisha secretly loved him. Pooja came into the scene after Nisha accidentally slipped her foot during dancing practice for Rahul's next production drama entitled Maya. Desperate to search for Nisha's replacement, Rahul saw Pooja dancing in the studio. Pooja eventually replaced Nisha. During the production, Pooja and Rahul feel in love. Problem came early, since Pooja was engaged to marry Ajay (Akshay Kumar). The story is aim towards loving couples questioning about their own love to each other. Watch for the dancing steps of Karishma and Shahrukh, both were highly praised in the film for such energetic dance numbers.


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