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A frustrated housewife whose marriage to an average man does not meet her expectations enters into an affair with a younger man. Of course, there are no easy escapes from reality.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deepa Sahi ...
Maya
Farooq Shaikh ...
Dr. Charu Das (as Farooque Shaikh)
...
Rudra
...
Lalit
Shreeram Lagoo ...
(as Dr. Shree Ram Lagoo)
Sudha Shivpuri
Paresh Rawal ...
Lalaji (as Paresh Raval)
Raghuvir Yadav
Satyadev Dubey
Shri Vallabh Vyas ...
(as Shrivallabh Vyas)
Arvind Vaidya
Manish Nagpal
Rajesh Vivek
Idries Malik ...
(as Idris Malik)
Alpana Upadhyay
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Young, beautiful, and intelligent Maya lives with her father in a palatial mansion in rural India. When her father suffers a stroke, she calls for the local Dr. Charu Das, who arrives on his bicycle and prescribes treatment for her dad. He comes often, more on the pretext of seeing her, than her dad, and eventually both get married. Years pass by, and Charu is busy engrossed in treating patients, leaving Maya alone to ponder her own fate and life. And it is not long before a young man named Rudra enters her life, and an affair follows. This affair does not last long, as a much younger man, Lalit, now enters Maya's life, and thence begins another passionate affair. But again, Maya is not satiated. She longs for more than bodily needs, and it is perhaps this that leads to her sudden death, leaving two investigators to probe who or what really killed Maya. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Maya: The Enchanting Illusion  »

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Khan was seen in a controversial, explicit nude scene See more »

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Version of Madame Bovary (1934) See more »

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O Dil Banjare
Music by Hridaynath Mangeshkar
Lyrics by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar
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One of the worse movies I ever saw!
5 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

Impressed! This is the worst SRK movie and one of the worst Bollywood movies I ever saw! I didn't like the novel, but this movie made it worse! Very bad music, even worse actors (apart from SRK of course, though even he doesn't manage to save the movie), and not much sense. The director makes it all look very confusing, God knows why... Maybe it's because he's trying to make it all look very surrealistic, and yet credible. Well, he manages neither.

Even if you've got a few hours to loose, don't watch this movie, please! (Saying this for your own welfare!) Keep searching, you will find something else to watch!


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