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Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja ... See full summary »

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Raja
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Ajay Rai
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Madhu
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Kajal
Dalip Tahil ...
Harbans Lal
Johnny Lever ...
Ranjit's brother-in-law (as Johny Lever)
Mohan Joshi ...
Kajol's Uncle
Deven Verma ...
Behram
Tiku Talsania ...
Gaitonde
Deepak Shirke ...
Damliya
Shweta Menon ...
Dancer
Sadashiv Amrapurkar ...
Ranjit Rai
Sunil Dhawan
Kamaldeep ...
Doctor Sarjan (as Kamal Deep)
Anant Mahadevan ...
Brijesh
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Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja while Ranjit Rai's son Ajay romances a poor girl Kajal . When Harbans and Ranjit come to know of it they try various ways to separate the lovers . Written by Soumitra

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Kajol and Ajay Devgan, who are now married with one daughter Nysa, met on the set of this movie. See more »

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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Dekho Dekho Jaanam
Written by Rahat Indori
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan
Courtesy of Baba Music
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A movie for the entire family
25 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have watched this movie to the point where I have memorized it and am still enjoying it, which is surprising given how I feel about comedies. This is a Romance film, comedy film, a film about true friendship and family. In this one case, trust friends over family. Trust love and heart over bonds of birth.

Ishq is the story of 2 sets of friends Ajay (Ajay Devgan) and Raja (Aamir Khan) as well as Kajal (Kajol) and Madhu (Juhi Chawla). Ajay and Madhu are rich, whereas Kajal and Raja are poor. To complicate matters Ajay and Madhu's fathers hate poor people. They play dirty tricks to break the couples up and get Ajay and Madhu married.

The acting is heartwarming, it is rare to see a film with so many big names in it where egos do not come into play. Aamir and Juhi provide most of the comedy, with Ajay showing that he does have comic talent. Kajol, however, keeps the movie from devolving and the plot on track.

Great watch!


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