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Saathiya (2002)

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Running away from home can't keep a couple together. A signed paper can't keep a couple together. Love can. While for most Love Stories, marriage is the "goal", the fact remains that ... See full summary »

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Aditya
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Suhani
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Yeshwant Rao
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Dina
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Shobhana
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Om
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Shanti
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Daruwala
Ujjwal Rana ...
Raghu
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Prema
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Chandraprakash
Shehnaz Anand ...
Radha
Anu Ansari ...
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Chandrashekhar Gautam ...
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Running away from home can't keep a couple together. A signed paper can't keep a couple together. Love can. While for most Love Stories, marriage is the "goal", the fact remains that marriage is just the beginning. Saathiya continues on, from where most love stories end. From the infatuation stage "when a couple thinks they are in love" right through to "when a couple discovers the true meaning of love". Aditya (Vivek Oberoi) and Suhani (Rani Mukerji) met and fell in love. But when they eloped and set up home hoping that just Love will do the trick - well that's just the beginning of their story. Written by Official Source

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An A.R. Rahman musical

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£41,951 (UK) (20 December 2002)

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$71,400 (USA) (20 December 2002)
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Shaad Ali's directorial debut. See more »

Quotes

Aditya Sehgal: I love you.
Suhani Sharma: What is that?
Aditya Sehgal: I Love you...means I love you.
Suhani Sharma: Means what?
Aditya Sehgal: Means that I am in love with you, I can do anything for you.
Suhani Sharma: Anything? Can you jump off this train?
Aditya Sehgal: Sure! i'll jump as soon as it stops.
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Remake of Alai Payuthey (2000) See more »

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Chhalka Chhalka Re
Written by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Richa Sharma, Mahalakshmi Iyer (as Mahalakshmi), Vaishali and Shoma Bhattacharjya
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Powerful, Moving, and Important Love Story
3 January 2003 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

This film -- which I had heard almost nothing about before seeing it -- turned out to be a powerful, moving, and important love story. Rani Mukherjee's performance as Suhani -- the young M.D. and wife struggling to reach out to her husband after they elope -- is top notch and clearly deserving of an Oscar. Likewise, Vivek Oberoi does a wonderful job portraying her husband Aditya as he oscillates between playfulness and workaholism. Ali and Rathnam's story is superb -- combining drama and social commentary in a complex and satisfying tapestry. As always, Anil Mehta does a fabulous job lensing the story -- his cinematography captures a wide range of urban landscapes that subtly adds depth and context to the story (and be on the lookout for an in-joke concerning his name in the film). And, of course, A. R. Rahman's score is terrific -- particularly when pouring out of a theater's surround-sound system! Not to be missed!


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