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Henna (1991)

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Orphan Chander Prakash is employed as a menial laborer in a timber mart; he meets with wealthy Chandni only to fall in love with her and the marriage is arranged with the blessings of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chander Prakash
Zeba Bakhtiar ...
Henna (as Zeba)
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Chandni
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Khan Baba (as Sayeed Jaffery)
Farida Jalal ...
Bibi Gul
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Chandni's father
Kiran Kumar ...
Ashraf
Reema Lagoo ...
Chandni's mother (as Rima Lagoo)
Raza Murad ...
Shahbaaz Khan
Dilip Dhawan ...
Razzak
Arun Verma ...
(as Arun Varma)
Tina Ghai
Vishwa Mehra ...
(as Wishwa Mehra)
Arun Bakshi ...
Costable Nawabdin
Kamaldeep ...
(as Kamal Deep)
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Orphan Chander Prakash is employed as a menial laborer in a timber mart; he meets with wealthy Chandni only to fall in love with her and the marriage is arranged with the blessings of Chandni's parents. Unfortunately on the day of the marriage Chander meets with a vehicle accident and is believe to be dead but in reality he is rescued from drowning by a gypsy, Henna Khan who reside in Jhelum, Pakistan with her widowed father, Khan Baba; three brothers Ashraf, Razzak and Zaman along with Razzak's wife Najma. Chander is nurse by Henna and the village doctor, Bibi Gul until his health improve and he is able to use his legs to move around. Unfortunately Chander suffers from memory loss and is able to retain only the word, 'Chand' short for Chandni so much that Henna and her loved ones starts to call him Chand. Meanwhile Henna starts to fall in love with Chand and their marriage are arranged only to invite the wrath of police officer Shahbaaz Khan who himself has already marry twice and ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Der Na Ho Jaye Kahin Der Na Ho Jaye
Lyrics by Ravindra Jain
Sung by Suresh Wadkar & Lata
Music by Ravindra Jain
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Mediocre movie
23 March 2006 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

Have just seen Henna and it does not date very well. The story has been better told before and since (Refugee; Veer Zaara; Earth) and Henna is clichéd and predictable. Zeba seems clumsy in the dance scenes although she has some charm - too bad the direction, acting and choreography is so poor. I usually like RK Films but Randhir Kapoor could not match his father's hand in direction (Prem Granth was a little better because of Madhuri's performance). And poor Ashwini Bhave had to wear those awful clothes in those earlier scenes. And Chintu in those white pants (Yes I know it was the fashion at the time but it made his butt look even bigger). The village scenes were quite pretty although marred by a hackneyed script My 5 out of 10 is a sympathy vote considering that it is 15 years old.


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