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Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 18 June 1999 (India)
Nandini has to choose between Sameer, the man who taught her to fall in love; and Vanraj, the man from whom she learnt how to abide and fulfill promises of love.

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Cast

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Sameer
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Vanraj
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Nandini (as Aishwarya Rai)
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Dadi (as Zohra Sehgal)
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Pundit Darbar
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Amrita
Rekha Rao ...
Kamna Pui
Rajeev Verma ...
Vikramjeet (Vanraj's dad)
Keneth Desai ...
Bhairav (as Kenneth Desai)
Ghanshyam Nayak ...
Vitthal Kaka (as Ghanshyam Naik)
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Tarun
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Anupama
Meenakshi Verma ...
Preeti Koppikar ...
Radha
Divya Jagdale ...
Sanjukta
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Storyline

When Sameer asks for Nandini's hand in marriage her family refuses. They have already chosen a husband for their daughter. Sameer returns to Italy. When Vanraj, Nandini's husband realizes that his new bride has been in love with someone else, he is prepared to sacrifice his love for her and take her to Italy to be reunited with her true love, Sameer. Written by Tapestry

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In this world... where desire rules the heart, you will discover... love is the flame that lights up the soul See more »


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18 June 1999 (India)  »

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Straight from the Heart  »

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Budget:

INR 60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£49,723 (UK) (18 June 1999)
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Inspired from the semi-autobiographical work of Bengali author Maîtryei Devi, N'Hanyate. Similar narrative was also portrayed by her lover in his semi-autobiography, La Nuit Bengali. See more »

Goofs

All of the scenes supposedly set in Italy are in Hungary - the signs are all in Hungarian, and the locals all speak Hungarian. See more »

Quotes

Vanraj: Can I say something?
Nandini: What?
Vanraj: I cannot live without you
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Connections

Remake of Antha Ezhu Natkal (1981) See more »

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Dholi Taro Dhol Baaje
Written by Mehboob
Composed by Ismail Darbar
Performed by Kavita Krishnamurthy, Vinod Rathod and Karsan Sargathiya
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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The best movie of the year
22 October 1999 | by (Toronto, CANADA) – See all my reviews

One day, a movie called "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" was released. It was one of the best movies in Hindi movies and remained that way only until a few months ago. I believe we have a movie to take that place.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a genius. What more is there to say? This movie is undoubtedly the best movie I've seen in years, packed with superb acting, beautiful costumes and dazzling scenery. It's better than Dil To Pagal Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Duplicate put together!

This is THE best movie of the year. I know the word "TAAL" comes into mind, but that was junk compared to this. Aishwarya Rai gives a MUCH better performance in this movie. She is the most surprising thing about the movie. She has proven herself to be one of the best, if not the best, talented actress. Now Aishwarya has risen to the number one actress spot on my list.

This is an absolute must for any person who watches Indian movies or even once did and now doesn't. This movie WILL NOT fail you. If possible, try to get the movie on DVD, that is the only way to recapture the actual colour from the film.


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