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Taal (1999)

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On a sight-seeing road trip of India, U.K. based Manav Mehta meets Mansi, the daughter of a singer, Tarababu. He is attracted to her, and makes his attraction known. She also is attracted ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Vikrant Kapoor
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Manav Mehta
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Mansi (as Aishwarya Rai)
Alok Nath ...
Tara Babu
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Jagmohan Mehta
Sushma Seth ...
Nani
Mita Vasisht ...
Prabha Shankar (as Mita Vashist)
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Banerjee (as Saurab Shukla)
Jividha Sharma ...
Illa
Tanya Mukherjee ...
Shanno
Supriya Karnik ...
Shakku Mehta
Prithvi Zutshi ...
Deep Mohan Mehta
Manoj Pahwa ...
Santram
Rajesh Khera ...
Brij Mohan Mehta
Mithilesh Chaturvedi ...
Rambhajan
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Storyline

On a sight-seeing road trip of India, U.K. based Manav Mehta meets Mansi, the daughter of a singer, Tarababu. He is attracted to her, and makes his attraction known. She also is attracted to him eventually. Her dad approves of Manav, and both go to Bombay to meet his family. On their arrival itself, they are shunned and treated as second class citizens, and this lasts throughout the day, with the treatment getting worst at every point. Both decide to leave. Mansi decides to improve her career, leaving the past behind, and meets with Vikrant Kapoor, who helps her get started. Both see each other regularly, and soon decide to get married. In the meantime, Manav has not given up hope to marry Mansi, despite opposition from his and her families. Manav relentlessly purses his dream of marrying Mansi, even on the day of her marriage to Vikrant. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Don't fall .. rise in love. See more »

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Musical | Romance

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Release Date:

13 August 1999 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Ritmus  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£101,590 (UK) (13 August 1999)

Gross:

£331,453 (UK) (27 August 1999)
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The song " Karia Na" was recorded for Subhash Ghai's unreleased shelved film " Shikhar". See more »

Goofs

Mansi leaves Vikram and runs to Manav. While running she holds her long flowing skirt in hand. It should be remembered that a little while ago Mansi's hands were bleeding when she cracked a glass with her bare hands. However when she held her skirt there were no blood stains were left on it. See more »

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Referenced in 99 (2009) See more »

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Ishq Bina - III
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Kavita Krishnamurthy
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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One of the finest movies Made till Date ! Simple yet so grand :)
3 November 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I remember watching taal when i was kid , And Aishwarya Rai was everywhere owin to her two hit Movies - Hum dil de chuke sanam and Taal .

Taal Is all in all a Pure musical !! Its a journey of a girl With Music Playin a Important role in the backdrop hence the name Taal.

The movie starts with AISHWARYA Rai (Mansi) a beautiful small town girl with great voice who meets AKSHAYE KHANA (Manav) a Rich down to earth guy . Now the same old Status problem arises and Mansi and Manav's Parents are logger heads and have a heated Fight which results the Couple SplttinG . Mansi Is approached to be a lead singer by A Leading music Composer ANIL KAPOOR (Vikrant) who also owns a Music company . Mansi becomes a overnight star , Manav Tries convincing Mansi all this time to come back to her . Now Vikrant proposes Mansi and Mansi agrees to marry him But Somewhere down her heart even she knows she loves Manav and isn't over him . Now What does Manasi Do ?? Will She Marry Vikrant and Kill her love for MANAV OR Will she Get back to Manav is the basic plot of the movie ? This movie has been made amazingly well it is possibly Subash Ghai's Best Work . The music by A.R REHMAN is the best part of the Movie . Aishwarya Steals the show completely its her movie all the way , Akshay khanna is great Too , Anil kapoor is funny and goofy and plays his part exceedingly well.

Taal is a simple story which looks so pure on the screen and even the cinematography Is not over the top grand its just about perfect .

A must watch for People who think Bollywood is all about stupid Dance - Around - The - Three Flick .


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