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Aashiqui (1990)

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Rahul and Anu fall in love with each other, but before they unite, they have their own problems to deal with.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Rahul and Anu Verghese meet on the same day, while both are held by the police on charges of creating a disturbance, and running away respectively. Rahul is angry with his dad for marrying a second time, while his first wife is still alive; and Anu ran away from an oppressive girls' hostel run by Arnie Campbell. They meet again, and love happens. Rahul helps Anu to be independent, and seek a job. Then Anu is discovered by a talent agent to be a model, which she accepts. Rahul wants to marry Anu, but first must establish himself. He does establish himself as a singer, but is under the impression that Anu helped him with his career, his ego is hurt, and he is resentful against Anu. Anu then decides to better her career she must re-locate to Paris, France. Is this how their love will end? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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love | orphan | misunderstanding

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Love Makes Life Live

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Musical | Drama | Romance

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'Mahesh Bhatt' was very impressed with the audience's reaction to Rahul Roy that he later him on to Jaanam (1992) and _Janoon (1992)_. See more »

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Main Duniya Bhula Dunga
Written by Sameer
Composed by Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod
Performed by Kumar Sanu and Anuradha Paudwal
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A sweet, pure, passionate romantic fantasy
2 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Bollywood romances, and I absolutely loved this! The songs are beautiful (especially Dheere dheere). What I found just as moving as the songs is the depiction of a fantastically pure, innocent and passionate romance between the couple. It's so beautiful in its earnestness and intensity (which the less romantic among us will find very silly) that it's almost haunting.

A sensitive but impetuous young man falls in love with a withdrawn and shy orphan girl. Their love comes across all sorts of obstacles and, of course, overcomes them all. There are good themes about women empowerment, valuing love and relationships, and good winning over evil.

What I found really attractive throughout the movie is the haunting, yearning, love-filled gaze the couple has for each other. There are several scenes where they just gaze into each others eyes with such longing and tenderness that anyone who has ever loved will feel their passion themselves. Anu Aggarwal has these beautiful eyes that communicate both the ecstasy and pain of her love, and Rahul Roy has a soft-hearted passion in his tone.

Yes, there are mannnnyyyy deux-ex-machinas. The tears are always rolling. The bad guys are really bad, and the good guys are really good. But the movie recognizes and even indulges in its silly passion. Towards the end there is a line spoken to one who doesn't understand, perhaps also spoken to those who have groaned and winced and rolled their eyes through the whole movie -- "Yeh tu nahi samjhega. Yeh love story hai. Aashiqui." (You won't understand -- it's a love story. It's passion). It's a fantasy, and for that it's really beautiful -- a fantasy where goodness and badness exist only in purity; where love is good, and good conquers all.


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