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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)
Sabyasachi Chakraborty
Krishnakant ...
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Aditya Srivastava
Ken Philip ...
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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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Storyline

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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£66,844 (UK) (28 August 1998)
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American TV show CSI used the song " Chaaiyan Chaiya " in a episode. See more »

Quotes

Amarkanth Varma: Suppose we do get married. What do you think? Will we be happy together? With lots of love and bliss?
Amarkanth Varma: Then we'll fight; break heads
[smiles when she smiles]
Amarkanth Varma: But, listen, once the kids come, no more fights.
Meghna: No, they will be involved, too.
Amarkanth Varma: [intrigued] Really? How many kids will we have? One? Two?
Meghna: More.
Amarkanth Varma: [amused] More?... Three? Four?
Meghna: Eight.
Amarkanth Varma: [in disbelief] Eeii - eight?
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Chal Chaiyya Chaiyya
Sung by Sukhwinder Singh & Sapna Awasthi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
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