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Dil Se.. (1998)

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The clash between love and ideology is portrayed in this love story between a radio executive and a beautiful revolutionary

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Amarkanth Varma
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Meghna
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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)
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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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love | radio | interview | terrorism | delhi | See more »


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21 August 1998 (India)  »

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Dil Se..  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£66,844 (UK) (28 August 1998)

Gross:

£368,200 (UK) (11 September 1998)
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Trivia

The film's first song, "Chal Chaiyya Chaiyya", is also the opening song of the Hollywood movie Inside Man (2006) starring Denzel Washington and Clive Owen. See more »

Quotes

Amarkanth Varma: Oie, I'm talking to you... oie, stop!
Meghna: [turning back] What do you want?
Amarkanth Varma: Some answers. What's your name?
[walking upto her]
Amarkanth Varma: I've been betrayed, I was beaten up and dumped in an isolated spot, and today I am your husband?
Amarkanth Varma: Don't you think I'd have some questions for you to answer? If I have to address you, then by what name?
Meghna: Meghna
[walks away]
Amarkanth Varma: Real or false?
Meghna: False.
[...]
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Referenced in Darling (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Dil Se Re
Sung by A.R. Rahman, Anuradha & Anupama
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
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Mani Ratnam
24 August 2003 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

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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