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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)
Farida Jalal ...
Mrs. Khanna
Reema Lagoo ...
Mrs. Sharma (as Reema)
Archana Puran Singh ...
Ms. Briganza
Himani Shivpuri ...
Rifat Bi
Johnny Lever ...
Col. Almeida, Camp Manager (as Johny Lever)
Principal Malhotra
Sana Saeed ...
Anjali Khanna
Parzan Dastur ...
Silent Sardarji (as Parzaan Dastur)
Aman Mehra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geeta Kapoor ...
Farah Khan ...
Woman on the Neelam show


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)


£1,441,828 (UK) (25 December 1998)

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Did You Know?


During Neelam Show, the scene just before Shah Rukh Khan speaks, there is a scene in which a guy pleads her girl friend to leave him because he has found a new girl. The guy's role was played by none other than Nikhil Advani who directed Shah Rukh Khan in 'Kal Ho Na Ho' and the new girl was Farah Khan who directed Shah Rukh Khan in 'Main Hoon Naa' and 'Om Shanti Om'. See more »


Rahul reaches the summer camp and runs to where the kids etc are doing prayers, his black bag in his left hand. When he arrives at the door, the bag is in his right hand. See more »


Anjali Sharma: Why didn't you marry again?
Rahul Khanna: [jokingly] I didn't find you, did i? Otherwise I would have married you... Anjali, we get born once, we die once, we fall in love once, and we get married...
Anjali Sharma: [interrupting] ... once.
Rahul Khanna: well... why didn't you marry?
Anjali Sharma: I didn't find you, did I?
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Referenced in Bride & Prejudice (2004) See more »


Yeh Ladki Hai Deewana
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik
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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