Down 10,199 this week

Saathiya (2002)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 4,471 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 12 critic

The tale of a young couple in love who elope and marry, but soon find that that marriage is not the bed of roses it is made out to be.



(story), (dialogue)
0Check in

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video

Top 25 Trivia Items From the Last 25 Years

Here are some amazing facts and figures to deepen your appreciation of the movies you love.

See the full list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 30 Oct 2011
a list of 30 titles
created 26 Jul 2012
a list of 47 titles
created 16 Jun 2013
a list of 34 titles
created 05 Jul 2013

Related Items

Search for "Saathiya" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Saathiya (2002)

Saathiya (2002) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Saathiya.
13 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Chalte Chalte (2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Raj and Priya come from two different strata of society. While Raj owns a small-time transport business and belongs to the economically middle class section of society, Priya belongs to the... See full summary »

Director: Aziz Mirza
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Jas Arora
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.

Director: Krishna Vamshi
Stars: Karisma Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Sanjay Kapoor
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Radha and Suraj have been friends since childhood. Gopal has been in love with Radha ever since they spent a few years together as kids. Years later, Gopal's guardian proposes to Radha a ... See full summary »

Director: K.S. Adiyaman
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan
Josh (2000)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Shah Rukh Khan and Sharad Kapoor are the leaders of the two rival gangs. Aishwarya Rai is Shah Rukh Khan's twin sister. Shah Rukh is in love with Priya Gill. Chandrachur Singh is Sharad ... See full summary »

Director: Mansoor Khan
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Chandrachur Singh
Pardes (1997)
Musical | Romance | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

This film takes a serious look at the lives of Westernized Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in North America. Whereas Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was about NRIs with Indian hearts, Pardes is ... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Mahima Chaudhry
Paheli (2005)
Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A folk tale - supernatural love story about a ghost who falls in love with a newlywed woman.

Director: Amol Palekar
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Rani Mukerji
Billu (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Based on the story of friendship between Krishna and Sudama.

Director: Priyadarshan
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Lara Dutta
Yes Boss (1997)
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

There are lots of poor people in India who want to get rich soon. A woman named Seema is one of them. She is very beautiful and has an admirer by the name of Sidharth. This man is very rich... See full summary »

Director: Aziz Mirza
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Pancholi, Juhi Chawla
Yuva (2004)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different stratas of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever.

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two mismatched characters go on a wild road trip in Uttar Pradesh and, while being dogged by a policeman, fall in love.

Director: Shaad Ali
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Abhishek Bachchan
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Dev lives in the United States of America and is a foot ball player. He is married to Riya, who works and models for a magazine. Dev fractures his leg, becomes handicapped and dependent on ... See full summary »

Director: Karan Johar
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Amitabh Bachchan
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When a businessman is assassinated on election eve, the assassin, Mohan Joshi is arrested on the spot, but manages to escape days later during the media coverage. He is accused of terrorism... See full summary »

Director: Aziz Mirza
Stars: Haidar Ali, Mona Ambegaonkar, Suresh Bhagwat


Cast overview, first billed only:
Vivek Oberoi ...
Tanuja ...
Satish Shah ...
Swaroop Sampat ...
Veerendra Saxena ...
Jeevan (as Virendra Saxena)
Sandhya Mridul ...
Ujjwal Rana ...
Tinnu Anand ...
Shehnaz Anand ...
Anu Ansari ...
(as Annu Ansari)
Chandrashekhar Gautam ...
Karl Katgara ...


Suhani Sharma (Rani), a pediatric student in Mumbai medical college, was unlike many girls of her age. A bookworm who spent most of her time studying pediatrics and doing night shifts practicing surgery, Suhani never thought she could fall in love. But one day, a chance meeting with a stranger Aditya (Vivek) on a morning train to Marine Lines changes it all. It is a case of love at first sight. The two get married. Suhani gladly accepts whatever Aditya has to offer # a dingy room with unplastered walls, rickety furniture and a makeshift kitchen. Financial insecurities and ego hassles begin to drive a wedge between the happily married couple and the duo part ways eventually. However, deep inside both of them there still lingers their platonic love. Both know they cannot live 'with or without' each other. Written by Finy M <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


An A.R. Rahman musical


Drama | Romance


See all certifications »

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:



Release Date:

20 December 2002 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Saathiya - Sehnsucht nach dir  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£41,951 (UK) (20 December 2002)


£139,631 (UK) (27 December 2002)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


In the train sequences, a reference is made to "Chaiyya Chaiyya", from Mani Ratnam's previous film, _Dil Se (1998)_. See more »


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.
See more »


References Ghulam (1998) See more »


Aye Udi Udi
Written by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Adnan Sami
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A romantic movie with a soft realistic tone to it!!!
20 June 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Saathiya, a movie that i wanted to see because of its beautiful songs. I never expected that the story would be as enjoyable as the songs. This movie is made as simple as they could and yet made it look nice without any huge sets, or without of having characters in the story who are like supposely equivalent to Bill Gates. This is a movie which most of the people could relate to especially considering most of the indian population living in india lives through middle class values which is addressed in the movie. The romance is not overexaggerated. Basically, talking about the movie a viewer would not be disappointed. The direction was very veteran like considering it was Shaad Ali's first film. He did a fabulous job at the climax point. To bring out the performances worthy of awards and praises from the leading actors, Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukherjee. Rani Mukherjee has done her part better then her male counterpart but I would not dare take anything away from Vivek Oberoi. Vivek lends a good support but it is clear that movie's driving force was Rani Mukherjee, movie belonged to Rani Mukherjee arguably her best performance ever till date. Overall, it is a good heartwarming experience with good tunes to hummm in isolation. Characters will easily relate to you, it is that beautifully played out.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Excellent dialogue LondonLady
song? kjetil_nr1
I loved this movie! AfgJasmine
Total ripoff of Alai Payuthey rawtheekuh
Discuss Saathiya (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: