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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
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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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16 May 2003 (USA)  »

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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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The film was similar to 1960 Hindi film Dil Apna Preet Paraya. See more »

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Ventilator sounds can be heard throughout the subdural procedure but the patient is not intubated See more »

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Three cheers for Honey Irani.
11 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

One of the best Hindi movies in recent times. absolutely great. Almost a classic! The movie is quite different in the way it has been dealt with. Very nice and laid back.

the performances are some of the best I have seen.Amitabh is Amitabh, superb! quite different from what he has done recently and yeah nothing like Mohabbatein(to those who thought he is playing the usual father).Anil Kapoor is mind blowing. One of the best role of his career.Reminds a lot of Sanjeev Kumar. Very restrained and thoughtful. Gracy singh blew me away with her maturity. Just her second movie(even though she had some small role in Hu Tu Tu). she is comfortable in romantic and emotional scenes. Preity Zinta is good too and this has to be her best performance.

Worth a watch for everything! Music is extremely pleasing to the ears! Photography is good. I have to admit that I enjoyed the movie much more on the subsequent viewings as compared to the first. One of those rare movies, where such things happen. Best Hindi movie since Dil Chahta Hai.


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