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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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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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Trivia

The term "Dholna" had all the viewers in the cinema halls baffled, except for the Punjabis. It is the Punjabi slang word for "sweetheart." 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 »

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Le Gayi
Sung by Asha Bhosle and Udit Narayan
Composed by Uttam Singh
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Fantastic!!!
29 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie innumerable times. I am a huge fan of Madhuri Dixit and feel that this is her best movie by all standards. Some might contend that this honor should go to Hum Aapke Hain Kaun.Well, since I am on Madhuri's side,either ways,I am on the winning side.But in my opinion, Madhuri has looked her gorgeous best in this movie. Her talent is showcased to the helm in every moment that she is in the frame. The dreamy eyed lovelorn girl, could not have been portrayed with better panache and finesse than was done by her. The most amazing aspect of Madhuri in the movie was the freshness and innocence she brought to her character despite having been around for sometime.Truly the work of a genius. SRK and Karishma were excellent in their supporting roles. It is a beautiful story, well written and executed with a masterful elegance. I strongly recommend this movie to all moviegoers who, like me,are besotted by movie magic.


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