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Ishq (1997)

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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 ...
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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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Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla were a hit screen pair involved in hit films such as Qayamat se Qayamat Tak and Hum Hain Rahin Pyar Ke, but because of a prank Aamir played on her doing the filming of this movie, Juhi refuses to do any more projects with Aaamir Khan. See more »

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Kaise Kahoon Kaise Ho Tum
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Kumar Sanu and Vibha Sharma
Courtesy of Baba Music
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Benign Chaos
15 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

'Ishq' is a wacky, off-the-wall, illogical romantic-comedy-cum-drama. It stands out purely because of the awesome cast assembled by Indra Kumar. Substitute any other actors in their parts and the film loses its appeal- substantially. Aamir Khan leads the cast with great gusto and charm typical of his naughtier-than-naughty streetsmart roles. Ajay Devgan provides a somber balance to Khan's antics, and he comes in strong in the second half when things go awry between the bosom foursome. Kajol is competent in her part, never really exciting to watch but gratefully present- her character is one of the plot points of the film. It is Juhi Chawla, however, who steals the show with her high voltage comic delivery that is, appropriately, screamingly funny. Even in the parts when Indra Kumar has seemingly asked her to 'stretch' to be funny, she carries the scenes off with aplomb and skill. Her chemistry with Aamir is undeniable and the most memorable portions of the film revolve around their I-Hate-You-But-I-Love-You relationship. It's kinda sad to say but there really is no other comic beauty in India currently. Juhi Chawla was, for the time being at least, the last.


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