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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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God awful movie
13 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of worst movies I've ever seen. I thought naseeruddin shah, anupam kher, pooja bhatt & Shah Rukh Khan(well he was a better actor those days) and a movie directed by Mahesh Bhatt can't be that bad. But boy was I mistaken. It was the most idiotic movie I have seen. Really bad! Don' waste your time attempting to watch this movie. Instead go for a walk or even take a nap.

OK, I need to continue writing in order to submbit this. The script is written by a 5th grader. Why would someone like Mahesh Bhatt who actually is a decent film director want to make this movie? Had he lost his mind? Why would an actor as talented as Anupam Kher want this role of a buffoon? This was the same man who did Saranksh. Naseeruddin Shah despite everything manages to have class.

Why does Bollywood churn out these idiotic movies? It was boring, cerebrally challenged and didn't even have the usual galmor of a regular Hindi film.


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