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Narayan Shankar
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Raj Aryan Malhotra
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Vicky
Shamita Shetty ...
Ishika
Jugal Hansraj ...
Sameer
Kim Sharma ...
Sanjana
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Karan
Preeti Jhangiani ...
Kiran
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Megha (as Aishwarya Rai)
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Kake
Archana Puran Singh ...
Preeto
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Sanjana's Father
Helen ...
Miss Monica
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Maj. Gen. Khanna
Shefali Shetty ...
Nandini (as Shefali)
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In India, open romance is forbidden, as is showing affection in public. A college principal named Narayan is a strong believer in this, aware that a male student named Vicky is in love with Ishika; while another male student is hopelessly in love with Sanjana; and a third man named Karan is in love with a married woman named Kiran. No amount of persuasion can get Narayan to change his mind. Then the college recruits a music teacher named Raj, who eventually starts fanning the flames of love among the students, much to Narayan's chagrin, anger, and displeasure. Things get worse when Narayan finds out that Raj was the very man who fell in love with his daughter who eventually committed suicide when he didn't grant them permission to get married. Will the six young people be also heartbroken by Narayan, and if so, who will be the first to kill himself or herself? Written by Sumitra (corrected by Calista)

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Some love stories live forever

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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£246,368 (UK) (27 October 2000)

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£928,921 (UK) (15 December 2000)
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan playing Megha, was not shown with her face in the trailer prior to the movie release. She being lesser popular back then, many of the audience speculated her as Kajol or Madhuri Dixit who have worked with Shah Rukh Khan under Yash Raj Banner. See more »

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When Kiran has finished her classical dance on the roof in the rain, she stands there with her arms extended. Megha then appears with a white sari, and as she circles Kiran, she accidentally hits Kiran's right arm. See more »

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Raj Aryan: duniya mein kitni hein nafratein, phir bhi dilon mein hain chahatein. jaao keh do iss jahaan se, iss zameen se asmaan se, rukh naa sakeingi aab yeh mohabatein.
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References Taal (1999) See more »

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Zinda Rehti Hain Mohabbatein
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Udit Narayan and Lata Mangeshkar
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Humko Hamise Chura Lo
1 February 2005 | by (Kolkata, India) – See all my reviews

One of the best Shahrukh Khan movies I must say. I am not a Shahrukh fan but this has to be one of his best performances. I am not a Hindi movie buff, and I prefer watching English rather than the soapy Hindi movies but this 3 hour plus epic has to be an exception.

One of the prime reasons why I loved this movie is because the fictitious "Gurukul" is almost identical to my old school, Calcutta Boys'. When Big B says those words that "Gurukul students hold top positions in all fields in the outside world, due to the strict discipline" I am forced to think back of Clifford Hicks, our principal in the late 60's. He became nominated to the Parliament because of his fame as a stupendous disciplinarian.

Back to the movie, Shahrukh plays a music teacher, whose appointment is much to the displeasure of the principal of the school. Little does he know that he is the former lover of his daughter who committed suicide since she couldn't be with him. Her death drove her father to sheer rage that he drove her young lover a student of his own school, and stopped his education altogether, by refusing him admission in all of the contemporary schools.

Years later driven by his own passion and fuel, the young man returns to his old school determined to undo the wrongs that caused him so much misery and suffering. He learns of 3 such youngsters who had fallen in love to 3 different girls. He encourages them and gives them ideas of winning the girls' favours. This infuriates the principal and he stops all of them and even threatens to throw them out much like the fate of their music teacher. In the end this teacher reveals his true identity in front of the man who could have been his father in law. Suffering from grief and sorrow the principal breaks down and in the end love rules over discipline.

One of the best family movies for a long time, with plenty of comedy and emotion. Arguably the best performances of King Khan and one of the best of Big B. Overall its a must see for everyone. If you haven't seen it yet, I recommend you getting a DVD and watch it right now.....


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