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Rahul Roy ...
Rahul Roy
Anu Agrawal ...
Anu Verghese (as Anu Agarwal)
Avtar Gill ...
Police Inspector Deshpande
Tom Alter ...
Arnie Campbell
Reema Lagoo ...
Mrs. Vikram Roy
Homi Wadia ...
Mr. Padamsee
Anang Desai ...
Mr. Paul
Mushtaq Khan ...
Rafoo Master (as Mustaque Khan)
Javed Khan ...
Uncle Peter
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Balu (as Depak Tijori)
Sunil Rege ...
Vikram Roy
Veerendra Saxena ...
Street Singer
Sajjan Choudhary ...
(as Sajjan Chowdhry)
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Things are not nice for both Rahul and Anu Verghese; with Rahul having a stressful family life to deal with and Anu; often being ill-treated by her hostel supervisor Arnie Campbell which makes her run away time and again. Both meet with each other and fall in love only to get married; but even after marriage things once again turn sour which eventually made the couple split up. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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The songs of the movie were recorded to be released in an album, but when the director Mahesh Bhatt listened the songs he convinced Gulshan Kumar(album's producer) to release them in a film and that the songs are film songs, he convinced him that he will write and direct the film placing in these songs according to the story See more »

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Ek Sanam Chahiye Aashiqui Ke Liye (male)
Written by Sameer
Composed by Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod
Performed by Kumar Sanu
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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The legends called Nadeem-Shravan
21 May 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

For a six year old child it is very difficult to remember about movies and songs. However there are movies, their music and there was Aashiqui. It was not just another movie with hit music. It was a phenomenon. The sale of music players was increased dramatically in those days. Practically every home in India had a audio cassette(today's CD/DVD wielding kids would probably never know of them!!) of Aashiqui in their home. It is not very common to come across albums with almost all the songs being awesome. However in this case, the word "almost" can be easily dropped. Each and every song of this movie is timeless. Nadeem-Shravan may not be creative and experimental like A. R. Rehman, but it is true that if "melody" had a second name it would be Nadeem-Shravan. "Aashiqui", "Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin","Sadak", "Saajan", "Deewana", "Dil Ka Kya Qusoor", "Salami", "Damini", "Dil Wale", "Raja Hindustani", "Jeet", "Pardes" are examples of this genius combination. Mahesh Bhatt is one of the finest filmmakers we had, but it is sad that his biggest commercial success is probably his weakest work as a director, or probably got overshadowed by the lovable music. The acting in this movie is anything but good. Rahul Roy caught the fancy of many young girls in those days and his hair style was an instant rage, however the guy just couldn't act and sadly it was clearly visible in the movie too. Recently in a TV show, Kareena Kapoor admitted, she has a poster of Salman in her room, which she replaced with Rahul's when Aqshiqui released. However anybody who had seen this movie can easily predict that Rahul lacked the charisma to be a major star. Anu Agarwal showed the signs of things to come. Apart from acting in B-Grade Hollywood soft porn, the girl couldn't achieve anything. It is common for an actor to pull off a movie single handedly despite of shoddy script and bad music. In some cases even some directors have pulled off a movie by tight narration despite unconvincing performance. Aqshiqui is one of the rare cases, where Music alone pulled off a movie.


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