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Straight from the Heart (1999)
"Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Musical  -  18 June 1999 (India)
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A student of classical music and his teacher's daughter fall in love. However, the young woman's family arrange for her marriage to another man. The new groom surprises everyone with his actions in handling the situation.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sameer Rafilini
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Vanraj
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Nandini (as Aishwarya Rai)
Zohra Segal ...
Dadi (as Zohra Sehgal)
Vikram Gokhale ...
Pundit Darbar
Smita Jaykar ...
Amrita
Rekha Rao ...
Kamna Pui
Rajeev Verma ...
Vikramjeet (Vanraj's dad)
Keneth Desai ...
Bhairav (as Kenneth Desai)
Ghanshyam Nayak ...
Vitthal Kaka (as Ghanshyam Naik)
Vinay Pathak ...
Tarun
Sheeba Chaddha ...
Anupama
Meenakshi Verma ...
Preeti Koppikar ...
Radha
Divya Jagdale ...
Sanjukta
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Storyline

When Salman asks for Ash's hand in marriage her family refuses. They have already chosen a husband for their daughter. Salman returns to Italy. When Ajay, Ash's new 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, Salman. Written by hEmRaJ (gavin_coolhgr@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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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Release Date:

18 June 1999 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Straight from the Heart  »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£49,723 (UK) (18 June 1999)

Gross:

£111,200 (UK) (25 June 1999)
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Trivia

Due to a chandelier accident on the set, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan danced to "Nimbooda" while her feet were swollen. 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

Sameer: I only ask Nandini from you, but still you cannot grant it!
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Referenced in Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Jhonka Hawa Ka Aaj Bhi
Written by Mehboob
Composed by Ismail Darbar
Performed by Hariharan and Kavita Krishnamurthy
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A wonderful journey with the use of colors,traditions,music and scenery
3 August 1999 | by (Killeen, Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie is 3hrs long, but the pace of the movie was sufficient,so that the passage of time wasn't an issue. It's about a girl(Ash) who meets an Italian-Indian (salman).He stays at her home learning music/song from her father Initially she doesn't like the foreigner, but in time they fall in love with each other. At the same time a lawyer (ajay) see Ash and falls in love with her...in fact he asks for her hand in marriage. Her family agrees to the marriage, and she's reluctantly married to ajay. Meanwhile salman had asked to marry her and he was refused,so he goes away dejected. Ash is "cold" to her husband and he finally finds out why. He loves her so much that he's prepared to sacrifice his love by taking her to Italy to find salman and reunite the lovers........


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