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Dil Se.. (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 21 August 1998 (India)
The clash between love and ideology is portrayed in this love story between a radio executive and a beautiful revolutionary

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Amarkanth Varma
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Meghna
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Preeti Nair
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Shukla (as Raghuvir Yadhav)
Krishnakant ...
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Mita (female terrorist) (as Mita Vashisht)
Arundhati Rao ...
(as Arundathi Rao)
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Dancer on train
Gautam Bora
Manjit Bawa ...
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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 <sunilm@nwu.edu>

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love | radio | train | interview | delhi | See All (84) »

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21 August 1998 (India)  »

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£66,844 (UK) (28 August 1998)
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Kajol refused Manisha Koirala's role due to date issues. See more »

Quotes

Amarkanth Varma: You know, if you push me away like that, it means that you like me very much
Amarkanth Varma: [takes her hand and hits his head] Hitting me like this means you love me very much
Amarkanth Varma: [getting elbowed in the stomach by Meghna] ouch, oh... that means you can't live without me
[smiles]
Meghna: Yes, that's true. I will die
Amarkanth Varma: Now, now. Who is asking you to die?
[takes her hand]
Amarkanth Varma: Just say you love me
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Jiya Jale, Jaan Chale
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar, M. G. Sreekumar & Chorus
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
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Best Love story in troubled times ever
7 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The main highlight of the movie was no doubt the sound of the movie, if you watch this movie in digital dolby, you wont find a better sounding Hindi movie ever.

The characters are very real, with the background of the sets very real, nothing filmy about it. The movie has a distinct aura, since the love story is running in background, with the viewer glued to unfolding mystery about the heroine(manisha koirala). She exude vulnerability, revengeful, and the docile of the commoner. She fits the role to the T. So can be said about shahrukh khan(best movie ever, after Kabhi Haa Kabhi naa). Shahrukh walks effortlessly through the role, being very real in the depiction. So are all other characters in the movie.

Choreography cannot be even better. All songs have certain magic, new, innovative, very impressive and music mind boggling.

Highly recommended by me, see and listen in digital dolby sound system, this is the best sounding movie ever.


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