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Mohabbatein (2000)

Not Rated | | Musical, Drama, Romance | 27 October 2000 (India)
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Two stubborn men with opposing beliefs battle each other - three love stories are at stake.

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Narayan Shankar
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Raj Aryan Malhotra
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Vicky
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Sameer
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Karan
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Ishika
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Kiran
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Sanjana
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Megha (as Aishwarya Rai)
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Kake
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Preeto
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Sanjana's Father
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Miss Monica
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Maj. Gen. Khanna
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Nandini (as Shefali)
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National Award winner, Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra's MOHABBATEIN is a film that portrays the battle between love and fear - A battle between two stubborn men and their opposing beliefs. Raj Aryan (Shahrukh Khan), who stands for love, he would go to any lengths for it. Narayan Shankar (Amitabh Bachchan) - voted the Millennium star in the BBC polls) a strict disciplinarian as the head of India's most prestigious educational institute who stands for fear, he believes that love leads to pain and weakness. It is also the story of 3 young men and women who have to learn to follow their hearts against all the odds and the outcome of their love stories that will decide what will finally triumph. .. love or fear. Written by Official Source

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Some love stories live forever

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Musical | Drama | Romance

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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£246,368 (UK) (29 October 2000)
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Sameera Reddy was approached for the film but she declined as she was not ready for films. Preeti Jhangiani was then signed for the role. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Narayan Shankar: Didn't I tell you Mr. Aryan, fear always emerge victorious the battle between love and fear?
Raj Aryan: I am sorry Mr. Narayan Shankar, but from where I am standing, you have lost.
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Connections

Referenced in Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Chalte Chalte
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Ishaan, Manohar Shetty, Sonali Bhatawdekar, Shweta Pandit,
Udhav Ohja and Preetha Mazumdar
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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A Modern Classic
20 March 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Put a legend, an icon, a star, and six fresh buds waiting to bloom all in the same movie and what do you get? Mohabbatein. Sure, the story is the oft-repeated tale of forbidden love, unappreciated lovers and the traditions that gag and bind us, but the all-star cast, the skilled direction, and lively musical numbers all contribute to make this a movie worth noting.

The setting of Mohabbatein is the Gurukul School, an elite school housed in a cold, uninviting, castle-like edifice. Narayan Shankar (Amitabh Bachchan) is the stern, disciplinarian and somewhat tyrannical headmaster of Gurukul who rules the school with an iron fist.

The story begins on a dark and quiet night at the local train stations where three young men, prospective students at the school, meet on the platform and set out on a journey that brings them closer together than they ever could have imagined. Vicky (Uday Chopra) is an athletic, energetic playboy type, seemingly unshaken by the harsh reality of the school. Sameer (Jugal Hansraj) is the timid and shy one with boyish charm and innocent looks. And Karan (Jimmy Shergill) completes the trio as the more mature, intense member of the pack.

The three lads are struck by cupid's arrow when they meet the three heroines; Vicky loses his heart to a rich and spoiled girl named Ishika (Shamita Shetty) while Sameer is reunited with his childhood buddy, the bubbly Sanjana (Kim Sharma) and Karan falls hard for the bashful widow, Kiran (Preeti Jhangiani).

As with every true-to-form Bollywood movie, their love stories are met with several obstacles, such as differences in class, no-good boyfriends, and familial obligations, but the most important hurdle in their path is none other than Narayan Shankar who is convinced that love is a pure waste of time. A glimmer of hope comes their way when a maverick music teacher, Raj Aryan (Shah Rukh Khan) sweeps into the picture and helps nurture their young loves. What follows is a battle of good and evil, love and hate, and sheer determination and conviction on both sides at the end of which … (well, let's not get carried away! Just make sure you have a box of tissues handy!).


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