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Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998)

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Sanjana was Rahul's fiancé. When Rahul was gone to India for official trip He is attracted to Nisha, and announces that he will be marrying her soon. Sanjana does not take kindly to this, ... See full summary »

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Sanjana
Bijay Anand ...
Rahul Bajaj
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Nisha
Tiku Talsania ...
Kumar Mangat (as Tikku Talsania)
Reema Lagoo ...
Babhi - Shekhar's Sister-in-law
Harish Patel ...
Rahul & Sanjana's Boss
Anjan Srivastav ...
Shekhar's Father
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Inspector Khan
Remo Fernandes ...
Himself - title song
Jaspinder Narula ...
Herself - title song (as Jaspinder Nirula)
Mushtaq Khan ...
John (as Mushtaque Khan)
Ghanshyam Rohera ...
Ram Singh (as Ghanshyam)
Ashish Balram Nagpal ...
(as Ashish Nagpal)
Adi Irani ...
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Sanjana was Rahul's fiancé. When Rahul was gone to India for official trip He is attracted to Nisha, and announces that he will be marrying her soon. Sanjana does not take kindly to this, and in her heart hopes to make Rahul change his mind. She hires Shekhar to be her lover/boyfriend, and go out with her, so as to make Rahul jealous. Shekhar finds himself falling in love with Sanjana. Sanjana finds herself getting attracted to Shekhar, only to find out that the police, especially Inspector Khan, would like to arrest Shekhar for criminal activities. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Pyaar to hona hi tha - Intialainen suudelma  »

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The last super hit film of Ajay and Kajol together and this also was their last film before marriage, Their next film was Dil Kya Kare which released after their marriage. See more »

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Love had to blossom anyway
28 July 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Pyar To Hona Hi Tha (love had to blossom anyway) starts with the journey of Sanjana (Kajol) from abroad (Peris perhaps) to Delhi in search of her fiancé Rahul (Bijoy Anand) who has fallen in love with a rich girl Nisha (Kashmira Shah) and deserted her for that. She comes across Shekhar (Ajay Devgan) during the plane journey and then they cross paths quite frequently and Sanjana finds herself landing in the hometown of Shekhar which is a small village in Punjab named as Shaamla Kot. She has already understood that Shekhar is a thief but after meeting Shekhar's family, she comes to know the reason behind his becoming a thief. Shekhar commits to her that he will bring her fiancé back to her but as we know, in the exercise aiming at bringing the heroine's fiancé back to her, the heroine comes to understand that it's the hero who deserves to be her beau and not her greedy fiancé. The hero is already in love with her within his heart and he also comes to know of her love for him before the movie ends. Arre Bhai, it's a Hindi movie in which love had to blossom anyway between the leading gentleman and the leading lady (Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha).

The movie boasts of a highly entertaining first half which is full of comic moments demonstrating that Kajol is proficient in not only profound roles but also comedy. Her comic timing is amazing. Ajay Devgan has done the dual duty of making the audience laugh as well as making it feel his hidden emotion and stuffiness through his wonderful underplay. The activities involving the interactions of Om Puri playing the cop chasing the hero and Shekhar are quite hilarious and sensational (especially the sequence in which Shekhar allows his vehicle to run into a running train to get rid of the chasing cops). The activities of a petty thief (Mushtaaq Khan) and the receptionist of a hotel (Adi Irani) also entertain the audience very much.

In the village also, though the movie gets a bit sentimental when the facts pertaining to the hero's family come out before the audience on a layer-by-layer basis; there is no dearth of amusement and entertainment. The hero's interaction with a barber and his losing his mustache are no less than a laugh riot for the viewers.The happenings in the hero's home contain the engagement ceremony of the hero's sister also where a beautiful engagement song takes place. The interval comes at the most appropriate point, generating curiosity in the audience for the second half of the movie.

However in the second half, the movie dips and it does not remain so entertaining as it has been in the first half. The cinematic liberties taken in the first half are ignored by the audience because the entertainment rendered does now allow to take any notice of them. However in the second half, the artificiality of the things shown glares straight into the viewer's eyes. Gradually the viewer gets bored and, naturally, starts looking at his watch to check how far is the inevitable, i.e., the union of the hero and the heroine so that the movie may end. All the same, the overall impact of the movie on the audience remains positive only.

Writer-director Anees Bazmee has skilfully used the story available with him (borrowed from French Kiss) alongwith the real life romantic relationship of the lead pair to make an entertaining movie. He falters in the post interval session but in the end, it turns out to be a paisa-vasool movie which nobody regrets after watching.

Dialogs are good and apt for the script. Ajay Devgan's pet dialog - Aisa Hi Hoon Main (I am built that way only) is very impressive and amusing especially because Ajay delivers it in a peculiar way which is in sync with his character in the movie.

Jatin Lalit have prepared good music for the movie. Engagement song - Aaj Hai Sagaai, Sunn Ladki Ke Bhai is the best song of the album. Its choreography is also wonderful. Next is Jab Kisi Ki Taraf Dil Jhukne Lage sung by Kumar Saanu. Other songs (including the title track) are also nice to listen as well as to watch on the screen.

The movie boasts of high production value. The locations of both India and abroad have been shown very beautifully, making the movie a visual treat for the audience. Technically it's admirable but the length of the movie is just too much and should have been less.

Real life lovers Ajay and Kajol have done wonderfully here, showing different colours of their acting talent. Their real love must have helped them in performing. After Gupt (1997) Om Puri again brilliantly presents the character of a cop who means business but amuses through his activities all the same. The complete supporting cast has done well. However Bijoy Anand and Kashmira Shah are over the top and unnatural. Perhaps they are the victims of their poorly crafted roles.

Pyar To Hona Hi Tha is an entertaining movie. Hence I unconditionally recommend it to the entertainment seekers. Overall it's a one time watch. However the first half can be watched many times also.


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