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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 ...
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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Romancing with music


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Aamir Khan and Kajol would later work with each other in Fanaa. See more »

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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Ishq Hai Ishq Hai
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Jayshri Shivram
Courtesy of Baba Music
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A good time pass film
21 February 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Indra Kumar's films are never original, nor they have anything new DIL was okay though too OTT, while BETA was too melodramatic but good RAJA was crap, ISHQ is good too nothing great

The first half is spend with slapstick OTT scenes which are funny mostly like the pipe scene is too much though stupid,

The love angles too have their fun The Exorcist angle is unnecessary and too much

The second half gets too melodramatic and things get boring but they are some good scenes like Aamir- Ajay clash and some more

Indra Kumar handles comedy quite well and drama too Music is very good

Aamir Khan has done comedy in AAA earlier and here he is in comfort zone and makes you laugh the most in the first half stealing the show with his one-liners and expressions Even in serious scenes he does a great job Ajay looks too silly in some comic scenes and overacts in some and is decent in some but excels in dramatic scenes and his chemistry with AK is terrific, i wish they work again together

Juhi acts very well in the mischievous role though she overacts at places but it suits well Kajol is unnoticeable in first half but decent in second half

Dalip Tahil, Sadashiv Amrapurkar are too loud and play the clichéd villains

Johny Lever is loud too but makes you laugh at places

Deepak Shirke, Tiku Talsania have some funny scenes


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