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Dahek: A Burning Passion (1999)

Neelima Bakshi is a girl who belongs to a conservative Muslim family from Bombay. At the post office, she meets a boy named Sameer 'Prince' Roshan and it is love at first sight. The bond ... See full summary »

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Sabina Bahkshi / Neelima Bahkshi
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Jabbar Bahkshi
Anang Desai ...
Javed Bahkshi
Ahmed Khan
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Sameer B. Roshan
Saba Mirza
Anjana Mumtaz ...
Mrs. Roshan
Anil Nagrath
Deval Pandya ...
(as Deval K. Pandya)
Achyut Potdar ...
Hindu leader
Heena Qureshi
K.K. Raina ...
Naseem Bahkshi
Achala Sachdev ...
Mrs. Bahkshi
Himani Shivpuri ...
Mrs. Javed Bahkshi
Rahul Singh
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Neelima Bakshi is a girl who belongs to a conservative Muslim family from Bombay. At the post office, she meets a boy named Sameer 'Prince' Roshan and it is love at first sight. The bond that draws them close is their dream of becoming doctors. However, when her unle, a stunch and autocratic Muslim, is released from jail after 12 years, he forbids her to see Prince when he learns that Prince is Hindu. Amidst thse restrictions the love between Prince and Neelima blossoms, but is again threatened when Prince gets admission into a medical college and Neelima is rejected. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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$41,284 (USA) (17 December 1999)

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$63,886 (USA) (24 December 1999)
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The film took 5 years to complete. See more »

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Kaha Karey Koi
Performed by Udit Narayan, Sadhana Sargam
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
Composed by Adesh Shrivastava
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Umm
29 November 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a very good movie and sets the offbeat theme that not everyone would gave the guts to go ahead with. Clearly exposes the pathetic Indian Social Set up. Akshay Khanna is great as usual and Sonali has acted well for a change too. Was great to see that old actress of 70s back (name??)

good see!


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