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Afaque Haider Siddiqui / Badruddin Kamaluddin Haider
Deepak Parashar ...
Wasim Ahmed (as Deepak Prashar)
Asrani ...
Saif
Heena Kausar ...
Wasim's sister (as Hina Kausar)
Iftekhar ...
Jumman Chacha
Chandrashekhar ...
Mr. Kaleem Ahmed (Wasim's father) (as Chander Shekher)
Urmila Bhatt ...
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Ashalata Wabgaonkar ...
Mrs. Siddiqui - Afaque's mom
Yunus Parvez ...
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Anu Dhawan ...
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Salma Agha ...
Niloufer Bano / Habiba Shabnam Rehmani
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Afaque, Saif and Niloufer are college mates. Afaque wins a 10 Rupee bet with Saif, that he will be able to touch Niloufer. Afaque has a serious crush on Niloufer who does not reciprocate. Afaque however nurses his crush and is rather charming in his attempts to draw Nilofer's attention. Niloufer (Salma Agha) an attractive but quite haughty co-ed asks Afaque (Raj Babbar) to entertain the outgoing batch with his ghazals and that is the only time, when the two actually have a meaningful exchange. Time goes by and the college mates come together again. Saif (Asrani) is now a dissolute magazine editor, alcoholic and womaniser. Niloufer is divorced by Nawab Wasim (Deepak Parasher), a debonair, workacholic and self centred man. Afaque, a publisher of Urdu poetry is single while keeping the flame of his love for Niloufer alive in his heart. The story takes us through details of Sharia (muslim) law regarding divorce and remarriage. Niloufer habitually keeps a diary, which proves to be her ... Written by MG Gopalan

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Filmaker b.r.chopra and music director ravi came together with this film after 9 years. Ghulam ali sang a song for this film. Writer Dr.achala nagar was introduced in this film. See more »

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Dil Ki Yeh Arzoo Thi
Sung by Salma Agha & Mahendra Kapoor
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Stereotyped Love Triangle in Muslim background.
18 March 2004 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

DISCLAIMER Even though the movie is based on a work or literature (Dr. Achla Nagar - daughter or famous hindi novelist and story-writer Amrit Lal Nagar) the story is an old fashioned love triangle. The backdrop is different but for the story is rehash of many old classics. The urdu poet in this movie is also rehash of many reknowned Urdu poets who for obvious reasons are not credited.

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Haider (Raj Babbar) and Nilofar (Salma Agha) are students in same college. Haider is a poet, who falls in love with Nilofar. (Lifts a couplet of Jan-Nisar Akhtar - father of Writer Javed Akhtar "Ab ke hum bichhre to shayad kabhi khwabon main mile, Jis tarah sukhe hue phool kitabon main mile"). This part reminded me of college scenes from "Mere Mehboob" (1962 - Rajendra Kumar - Sadhana).

Nilofar is engaged to Wasim (Deepak Prashar), who is a businessman and is married to him soon. Wasim is more into his work and when Nilofar wants his attention - she instead gets Triple Talaq - divorce.

Nilofar is now looking for a job and gets it in press of News paper run by Haider, who is still looking for her. They get married. But, when Haider reads that "first love can not be easily forgotten". He also finds that Wasim is still in love with Nilofar he offers to sacrifice. (The scene that follows reminds me the famous scene from Sangam when Vaijayanti Mala tells Raj Kapoor and Rajendra Kumar - the man they think about themselves, had any of the thought about her?")

DIRECTION AND ACTING The direction is good. BR Chopra weaves the songs too well into the story that they become integral part of the story. The language is very polished (thanks to Dr. Achla Nagar). Everyone stands out in this story!

MUSIC It could not have been any better. Every song is a treat by itself. Salma Agha ("Fiza bhi hai Jawan Jawan...", "Dil ke Arman Aansuon mai bah gaye...", "Dil Ki yeh Arzoo thi koi dilruba mile...") is at her best and Mahendra Kapoor is meets his vintage glory ("Dil Ki yeh Arzoo thi koi dilruba mile...", "Beete Huye lamhon ki kasak yaad to hogi...")! Mehadi Hasan's Gazal "Chupke Chupke Raat Din Ansu Bahana Yaad hai..." is controversially in this movie. Wisely Mr. Chopra did not make Deepak Parashar to sing on the Gazal and the impact is great. Not to forget mandatory qawali ("Chehra Chhupa liya hai kisi ne hizab main..") picturised on Asrani and Hina Kausar (I guess so).

TRIVIA Mehadi Hasan's Gazal "Chupke Chupke Raat Din Ansu Bahana Yaad hai..." was lifted without his permission.

OVERALL Despite oft-repeated story 8.5/10, thanks to music, direction, screen-play and acting.


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