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Dil Se.. (1998)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amarkanth Varma
Preeti Nair
Raghuvir Yadav ...
Shukla (as Raghuvir Yadhav)
Sabyasachi Chakraborty
Piyush Mishra
Krishnakant ...
(as Krisnkant)
Aditya Srivastava
Ken Philip ...
(as Ken Phillip)
Mita Vasisht ...
Mita (female terrorist) (as Mita Vashisht)
Arundhati Rao ...
(as Arundathi Rao)
Malaika Arora ...
Dancer on train
Gautam Bora
Manjit Bawa ...
(as Manjith Bawa)


Amar Varma, a producer for Indian news radio, meets an enigmatic woman at a railroad station and then again at a hill station. He falls in love with her, but the woman, who calls herself Meghna, rejects and leaves him although she seems to be interested. Later, Varma agrees to marry his family's choice, Preeti. But suddenly Meghna is back, and what is the secret that she holds? Written by <>

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Release Date:

21 August 1998 (India)  »

Also Known As:

De tout coeur  »

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£66,844 (UK) (28 August 1998)


£368,200 (UK) (11 September 1998)

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"Tchaiya Tchaiya " was a cover version of " Chaiyan Chaiyan" by Olli And The Bollywood Orchestra. See more »


Amarkanth Varma: [taps on Shukla's shoulder] She's come.
Shukla: She's the one? Why has she brought this gang?
Shukla: [wears his spectacles] Hey, you wanted to apologise to the girl. So why are these two men coming here? Who are they?
Amarkanth Varma: Her husband.
Shukla: Husband? Two husbands?
Amarkanth Varma: You have two wives.
Shukla: Hey, there's a lot of difference between a husband and a wife.
Amarkanth Varma: Shush, quiet, they are coming.
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Referenced in Darling (2010) See more »


Thaiyya Thaiyya
Sung by Sukhwinder Singh & Sapna Aswathi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
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Mani Ratnam
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A serious mainstream director in Indian cinema? Look south again for a top calibre director with something worthwhile to say and the technical nous to realize a vision. Mani Ratnam's a craftsman and an artist.

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