Dayashankar (Amrish Puri) is a wealthy NRI living in London. His daughter Pooja (Madhuri Dixit) is the apple of his eye and his life revolves around her and his wife Parvati (Reema Lagoo). ... See full summary »

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Dayashankar (Amrish Puri) is a wealthy NRI living in London. His daughter Pooja (Madhuri Dixit) is the apple of his eye and his life revolves around her and his wife Parvati (Reema Lagoo). Dayashankar also takes care of his deceased friends son Aman (Saif Ali Khan). Amar and Pooja have grown with each other and he has developed a love for her. Studying in Edinburgh, he is overjoyed when he is called to come stay with the family in London. He eagerly prepares for his meeting with Pooja and plans to ask her father for her hand in marriage. However Pooja has fallen in love with Vijay Khanna (Akshay Kumar) who is a pilot. Her father is bitterly opposed with their intention of marriage as he has already promised Aman that he will marry Pooja. After some convincing from Aman and Parvati, Dayashankar succumbs to his daughter's wishes. Aman is heartbroken but puts on a brave face at the engagement. However tragedy strikes when Vijay is killed while piloting a plane. Pooja goes into depression... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The producer of Arzoo, had produced the unreleased Gulzar's Libaas. Arzoo was origionaly to be directed by David Dhawan instead Lawrence D'souza directed it. See more »

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In the song Dosti Karte Nahin Akki's hairstyle keeps changing. See more »

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Ab Tere Dil Mein
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Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Awful film
14 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Aarzoo is an awful film. It is terribly made and more terribly written. The entire idea of the film is one old cliché, and the amateurish dialogues do not really help to elevate its level. The story follows a typical love triangle affected from past incidents (blah blah blah...), and the film takes inspiration from different Hindi films, for instance Sangam. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit and Saif Ali Khan, all of whom get let down by the poor and overly melodramatic script. I really wanted to see Kumar and Dixit working together, as they worked before partially in Yash Chopra's bright musical Dil To Pagal Hai and both were good, but here - their romance is unconvincing although it started well at the beginning. I also expected to see Akshay and Saif, who had played brothers or good friends many times in such entertaining films as Yeh Dillagi and Main Khiladi Tu Anari. Ironically there was an action scene in this one in which they fight with some gangsters in a club and you could here the famous tunes of both these films in the background. Anyway, all the actors fail here, though Madhuri does do a good job for the most part. The film's second half is simply unwatchable, and the final sequences are boring, cheesy and ridiculous. Aarzoo means "Wish", and I really wish I had not seen this one.


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