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Judaai (1997)

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When Kajal (Sridevi) marries Raaj (Anil Kapoor), an Engineer by profession, she and her dad (Kader Khan), automatically assume that he is rich, wealthy, and corrupt. But that is not the ... See full summary »

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Kaajal Verma (as Sreedevi)
Urmila Matondkar ...
Jhanhvi Sahni
Paresh Rawal ...
Hasmukhlal
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Mr. Sahni
Farida Jalal ...
Kaajal's Mother
Johnny Lever ...
Hiralal (Hari) (as Johny Lever)
Upasna Singh ...
Hasmukhlal's Daughter / Wife (as Upasana Singh)
Mehmood Jr. ...
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Master Omkar Kapoor
Baby Alisha ...
Preeti Verma (as Baby Alisha Baig)
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Dharmesh Tiwari
Dinesh Hingoo ...
The man asked for direction.
Anil Saxena
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When Kajal (Sridevi) marries Raaj (Anil Kapoor), an Engineer by profession, she and her dad (Kader Khan), automatically assume that he is rich, wealthy, and corrupt. But that is not the case. Raaj does not have an air-conditioner, a car, nor even a refrigerator. This infuriates Kajal, and in her mind she creates a separate world, where she is rich, wealthy, has several cars, and lives lavishly in a big bungalow. Even with birth of two children, and several years of marriage, does not change Kajal. When Jahnvi (Urmilla Matondkar) Raaj's boss's (Saeed Jaffrey) daughter comes from overseas into their lives, she falls for the honest Raaj. After meeting the greedy Kajal, Jahnvi offers a large sum of money in exchange of Raaj. And Kajal, seeing this as her opportunity to wealth and a easy life, accepts, not knowing that this decision will change her life forever. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Good film sidelined by over-the-top attempts at comedy.
5 January 2004 | by (Tucson, Az) – See all my reviews

As much as I would like to, I cannot recommend Judaai to my friends unless they did not mind fast forwarding whenever Johnny Lever shows up. The story line to Judaai is fascinating, production values are top notch, songs are good, and, as always, Sridevi, Anil, and Urmila are at the top of their form. All other serious supporting roles are good. Then there is the comedy if that is what you want to call it. It frequently brought the plot to a screeching halt and, after the first hour of the film, I almost gave up but decided on fast forwarding the rest of the comedy sections which I should have done earlier. I enjoyed the comedy in Dil Chahta Hai and Awara Paagal Deewana and even like the Johnny Lever characters in Tera Jadoo Chal Gaya and Sirf Tum, but cringed every time Johnny Lever et. al showed up in this film. I gave the film a 6 only because the comedy sequences were so irritating and lengthy. Had the film just focused on the drama and inserted comedy about Sridevi's new found wealth, I would have given it a 9.


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