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Saathiya (2002)

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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vivek Oberoi ...
Aditya
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Suhani
Tanuja ...
Shobhana
Satish Shah ...
Om
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Chandraprakash
Swaroop Sampat ...
Shanti
Veerendra Saxena ...
Jeevan (as Virendra Saxena)
Sandhya Mridul ...
Dina
Ujjwal Rana ...
Raghu
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Prema
Tinnu Anand ...
Daruwala
Shehnaz Anand ...
Radha
Anu Ansari ...
(as Annu Ansari)
Chandrashekhar Gautam ...
Zafar
Karl Katgara ...
Homi
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Storyline

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 <hutbay@yahoo.com>

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An A.R. Rahman musical

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20 December 2002 (India)  »

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Opening Weekend:

£41,951 (UK) (20 December 2002)

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£139,631 (UK) (27 December 2002)
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In the train sequences, a reference is made to "Chaiyya Chaiyya", from Mani Ratnam's previous film, _Dil Se (1998)_. See more »

Quotes

Chandraprakash Sharma: Boy, if you hadn't come in the marriage party I would have kneaded you like dough.
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References Ghulam (1998) See more »

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Saathiya
Written by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Sonu Nigam
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Fantastic Film
19 January 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Yes, the film is almost like any other hindi film and yes its unbelievable how far better it is, than any of its contenders. A fabulous love story of a boy and a girl who marry each other against the wishes of their parents and society, 'Saathiya' shows the human side of love, stressing on the problems human beings deal with and work through in order to maintain a relationship.

The songs are amazing and their picturization magnificent. The movie has good doses of fun, emotion and tragedy. Rani Mukherjee looks ravishing and will take your breath away, she almost looks and acts like the perfect wife for any young man. Vivek Oberoi, who is very clearly the find of 2002 as far as the Hindi Film industry is concerned, turns in another great performance, he is absolutely flawless in the film, portraying the many emotional facets of his character 'Aditya Sehgal', with an almost unrecognizable ease. Shaad Ali puts in a fantastic effort for his first film, picking the perfect actors with the perfect locales to create a near perfect film. I cannot yet comment on the replayability of this film as I have only seen it once, but it is almost a surity that the movie would be as good on the second watch. A 10/10 film, and a must watch.


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