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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)
Glen
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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 | misunderstanding | orphan

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Love Makes Life Live

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Musical | Drama | Romance

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23 July 1990 (India)  »

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Aditya Pancholi dubbed over the voice of _Rahul Roy_. Pancholi was also part of 'Mahesh Bhatt''s Saathi (1991). See more »

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Followed by Aashiqui 2 (2013) See more »

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Nazar Ke Samne Jigar Ke Paas
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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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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