During their college years, Anjali was in love with her best-friend Rahul, but he had eyes only for Tina. Years later, Rahul and the now-deceased Tina's eight-year-old daughter attempts to reunite her father and Anjali.



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Complete credited cast:
Rahul Khanna
Tina Malhotra (as Rani Mukherji)
Mrs. Khanna
Mrs. Sharma (as Reema)
Ms. Briganza
Rifat Bi
Col. Almeida, Camp Manager (as Johny Lever)
Principal Malhotra
Sana Saeed ...
Anjali Khanna
Parzaan Dastur ...
Silent Sardarji
Aman Mehra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geeta Kapoor ...
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Rahul Khanna and Anjali Sharma were best friends at college. Anjali realizes that she has fallen for Rahul but she's too late because Rahul has already fallen for Tina Malhotra. Heartbroken, Anjali leaves the city. Tina and Rahul get married and soon Tina becomes pregnant, giving birth to a daughter which they call Anjali. Due to complications during pregnancy, Tina passes away. Anjali is brought up by her father, and each year on her birthday he allows his daughter to read one of her mother's letters. Through these letters she learns that her mother (Tina) knew that another Anjali was in love with Rahul, and vows to bring them together again. Written by Soumitra

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Release Date:

16 October 1998 (India)  »

Also Known As:

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£180,990 (UK) (16 October 1998)

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During a bike riding sequence in one song, Kajol lost control of the bike and cut her knee quite badly. You can just see her losing control before the camera cuts out the shot. Kajol hit the ground hard and actually lost consciousness for several minutes. See more »


In one scene where Anjali and Rahul are talking at school, Anjali is leaning on a phone booth. When she moves away, the receiver falls, In the next shot, it's in its place again. See more »


Anjali Sharma: I love you?
Rahul Khanna: Yes, I love you!
Anjali Sharma: You couldn't do that much?
Rahul Khanna: No, unfortunatly I couldn't
Anjali Sharma: Thats a shame. We could have won.
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Saajanji Ghar Aaye
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik and Kavita Krishnamurthy
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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25 February 1999 | by (Dubai,UAE) – See all my reviews

This Karan Johar's debut film, is a heartwarming beautifully woven three-way love story (or is it a four-way).

Shahrukh and his best friend Kajol (Mukherjee-Devgan) are collegiates,until the principal's daughter Tina (Rani Mukherjee) enters their lives. To Anjali (Kajol) she is just a part of their clique but to Rahul (Shahrukh) she is a lot more.

Kajol is simply brilliant as a tomboyish collegiate who transforms herself to a mature woman. Shahrukh is himself. Newcomer Rani Mukherjee is bound to go places, after Ghulam & Mehndi.Cinematography is "Abfab"; choreography & music is great,costumes are very chic, supporting cast good.

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