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Dr. Siddharth Sinha
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Dr. Akash Sinha
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Sonia Kapoor
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Dr. Neha Mathur
Aamir Bashir ...
Dr. Sanjay
Randhir Kapoor ...
Gulshan Kapoor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arun Bali
Anjula Bedi
Chandan Bisht
Preeti Dayal
Vallabh Gada
Mangala Kenkre
Ahmed Khan
Rajiv Kumar
Ram Bahadur Renu
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Dr. Siddharth Sinha is a dedicated selfless doctor who dreams of building a state-of-the-art hospital with all the modern instruments and amenities for patient care . His foster son Akash shares his dream . Akash falls in love with Neha Mathur , an anaesthetist in the same hospital . In a friend's party , Akash meets Sonia who is a spoilt daughter of a millionaire Gulshan Kapoor . Sonia develops an infatuation for Akash . Gulshan Kapoor proposes to Dr. Siddharth Sinha that he will donate a big sum of money to his hospital , on the condition that Akash marries Sonia . Dr. Siddharth Sinha declines but dies of a heart attack a few days later . Burdened with fulfilling his father's dream , Akash decides to marry Sonia sacrificing his own love . But even after marriage Sonia is jealous of Neha and constantly accuses Akash of infidelity which leaves him in a dilemma , torn between two women . Written by Soumitra

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Armaan - Liebe ist nicht käuflich  »

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£111,124 (UK) (16 May 2003)

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$301,010 (USA) (30 May 2003)
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As director Honey Irani's work is excellent in Armaan, it dint show that was her first film and she got top and major actors for her first film. One thought she would make more films but, she made only this one film. See more »

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Several times, doctors are shown shocking patients through their clothes. Defibrillation is always done on the bare skin. See more »

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A breath of Fresh Air,
12 June 2003 | by (Heraganahalli, India) – See all my reviews

The Indian film Industry needs revival, since it is stagnating with mediocrity in talent and the mediocrity is put on the pedestal and worshipped by few biased morons of the Indian Media, who have no clue about class, aesthetics or process of review. "Armaan" is a one of the movies after a decade of decadence that spells a ray of hope, a wiff of fresh air. The casting could't be any better. When you have two stel warts of the Indian Cinema portraying father and Son, you can only expect some poignant moments and cinematic brilliance. There is no headshaking or filthy gyrations, pelvic thrusts as seen im the movies that has the Bollywood scums--the Khans-that is played out in the name of Choreography and acting and this is not representative of Indian Cinema. Amitab Bachchan the "Al Pacino" of the Indian Films has given one of his trademark portrayals so much so you wish there was more of him to see. Gracy Singh has class and elegance and act she can-indeed well. I hope we can see more of this talented actress. Anil Kapoor is the finest actor in the genre of "Robert De Nero" an all-rounder and the ultimate actor that the Indian Cinema is blessed with. Overall I like this movie-"I really,really,like this movie", if I can borrow the exuberation from Sally Field on her Oscar nomination.


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