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Yashvardhan Raichand lives a very wealthy lifestyle along with his wife, Nandini, and two sons, Rahul and Rohan. While Rahul has been adopted, Yashvardhan and Nandini treat him as their own... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Yashvardhan Raichand
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Nandini Raichand (as Jaya Bachchan)
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Rahul Raichand
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Rohan Raichand
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Pooja Sharma
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Naina Kapoor (as Rani Mukherji)
Farida Jalal ...
Sayeeda
Alok Nath ...
Bauji
Johnny Lever ...
Haldiram
Himani Shivpuri ...
Haldiram's wife
Aryan Khan ...
Young Rahul
Achala Sachdev ...
Daadi
Sushma Seth ...
Naani
Shashikala
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Storyline

Yashvardhan Raichand lives a very wealthy lifestyle along with his wife, Nandini, and two sons, Rahul and Rohan. While Rahul has been adopted, Yashvardhan and Nandini treat him as their own. When their sons mature, they start to look for suitable brides for Rahul, and decide to get him married to a young woman named Naina. When Rahul is told about this, he tells them that he loves another woman by the name of Anjali Sharma. Yashvardhan decides to meet with the Sharma family, and finds out that they are middle-classed, unsophisticated, and will not be able to it into his family circle, as a result he refuses to permit Rahul to marry Anjali. A defiant Rahul decides to leave, gets married to Anjali, without his foster parents blessings, and re-locates to London, England, where Anjali's unmarried sister, Pooja, also lives. Rohan, who was studying in a hostel, returns home to find that Rahul is no longer living with them, and he also discovers that while outwardly his dad is not interested... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Release Date:

14 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 350,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£473,355 (UK) (14 December 2001)

Gross:

£2,222,898 (UK) (11 January 2002)
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Trivia

The song "It's Raining Men" was used without permission from the right holders. The director was sued in an UK court and was sentenced to pay. See more »

Goofs

Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan dance to the song "Aati Kya Khandala" in 1991. However, the song came out in 1998. See more »

Quotes

Rahul Raichand: In life, if you ever want to be something, win something, or get something, then always listen to your heart. But if you don't get a signal from your heart, then close your eyes and say your mom and dad's names, then watch, you will achieve every goal, every obstacle will become easy, and the victory will be yours... only yours..."
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Connections

Referenced in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (sad version)
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit (as Jatin-Lalit) and Lalit Pandit (as Jatin-Lalit)
Performed by Sonu Nigam
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Life, love and then some....... all a lesson we should learn.
1 July 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Saw it Own it. And not just because I'm a woman either. The movie is rather lengthy but well worth sending the message it sends, which is: Family is our most precious asset we can own in this world. No matter what Family is Family and you love them regardless of their choices, mistakes and what nots. This is the type of movie that should be shown to all, to wake up our society and make them realize that life and family are too precious to take for granted. I wish more people knew about this movie, it has a universal language and appeal. And while others may think its too long of a movie to watch, I say get an attention span. I wish American movies were more like this one. The musical numbers while at first seem a bit weird, are rather entertaining and joyful to watch. Excellent movie!!


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