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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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31 October 1997 (India)  »

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Trivia

At one point the film was also called " Tevar" and had Urmila playing Karishma Kapoor's role. 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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References Annie Hall (1977) See more »

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Ek Duje Ke Vaaste
Sung by Hariharan and Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Uttam Singh
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Wow!
31 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is the first mainstream Bollywood film I've ever seen and I loved it! And I don't even like musicals! The part that got to me was the romance. I've always been a dreamer and I'm a sucker for the stuff in this film.

I also liked much of the dancing. It was more modern and Western than I expected. I'm anything but a dance connoisseur, but I preferred the stuff in this film to Alvin Ailey by a longshot. I'm looking forward to watching more Bollywood films now, though the selection of them with English subtitles is less than I would like.


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