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Chaahat (1996)

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Roop Rathore (Shahrukh Khan) is a great singer, like his father (Anupam Kher) used to be. One day, his father needed to be taken to Bombay, for a treatment because he chewed tobacco. Trying... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ajay Narang
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Roop Singh Rathod
Pooja Bhatt ...
Pooja
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Shambunath Singh Rathod
Ramya Krishnan ...
Reshma Narang (as Ramyah)
Avtar Gill ...
Pooja's uncle 'Mama'
Mushtaq Khan ...
Anna
Tiku Talsania ...
Traffic cop
Pankaj Berry ...
Raja
Anant Jog ...
Minister K.K. Singh
Razak Khan ...
Pooja's Brother
Shri Vallabh Vyas ...
Patel (as Srivallabh Vyas)
Charlie ...
Pooja's Brother
Rajni Bala ...
(as Rajani Bala)
Nilofar ...
(as Nilofer)
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Roop Rathore (Shahrukh Khan) is a great singer, like his father (Anupam Kher) used to be. One day, his father needed to be taken to Bombay, for a treatment because he chewed tobacco. Trying to pay for his father's admission in the hospital he began to sing, one day he sang at Ajay Narang's (Naseeruddin Shah) hotel. In where Ajay's sister, Reshma (Ramya Krishna) fell in love with Roop. She in love with him, and didn't know that he loved a doctor named, Pooja (Pooja Bhatt). Not knowing, that he never loved her she made him the singer of her brother's hotel. One day she got so angry that all the girls were throwing themselves on Roop, that she wanted him to sing only for her. Rejecting the offer, he left his hotel job and went to Patel's (Shri Vallabh Vyas). Then Patel was beaten brutally by Ajay, and told Roop to never come to his hotel again. Roop needed to pay for his fathers operation, so at first he started singing on the street but no one paid him, then he went back to Reshma ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Ayoung Shahrukh, but still a good combo of vulnerable and erotic
11 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this balanced performance by a young Shahrukh. It is not the greatest movie, but it is a good Shahrukh; young, vulnerable, exotic, naive, and learning. I especially liked the songs. I am a non Hindustani, yet I was quite taken with this talented actor. It is easy to see why he is and has been so popular. The dance sequence for "panasonic presents" shows him at his intense best. I think even in a "small" movie like this, his talent is showcased well, and fans will find him delightful. Shahrukh grows on you with each performance, and this movie deserves a few viewings. When you're in a "Shahrukh" mood, this movie fits the bill.


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