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Chalte Chalte (2003)

A man pursues a woman who is already engaged and eventually gets married to her. Differences between the two lead to a bitter separation that threatens to destroy their relationship forever.

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Raj Mathur
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Priya Chopra (as Rani Mukherji)
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Sameer
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Manubhai
Jayshree T. ...
Mrs. Manubhai
Rajeev Verma ...
Mr. Chopra
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Anna Mausi (Priya's aunt)
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Nandu (the roadside drunk)
Jameel Khan ...
Traffic Policeman
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Shopkeeper
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Postman
Suresh Bhagwat ...
Dhobi
Dinyar Tirandaz ...
Irani
Masood Akhtar ...
Paanwala
Govind Khatri ...
Cleaner
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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 affluent class and is on the road to becoming a famous fashion designer. But when a chance encounter brings them together, they are drawn towards each other. Raj has fallen for Priya but Priya is already engaged to marry her childhood friend Sameer. Raj follows her all the way to Greece to woo her. During the journey Priya realizes that Raj is her true soulmate and decides to marry him. But after a year of their marriage, things are not quite rosy as the once-lovestruck couple faces the harsh realities of marriage. Raj runs into financial problems and Priya borrows money from Sameer without telling Raj. When Raj finds out, all hell breaks loose and in an angry fit he accuses Priya of infidelity. This is too much to take for Priya and she leaves their home. Will they reunite or will the discord ... Written by Soumitra

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13 June 2003 (India)  »

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Chalte Chalte - Blisko siebie  »

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INR 120,000,000 (estimated)

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£289,883 (UK) (13 June 2003)
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was the lead role in this movie, but her ex-beau Salman Khan started coming on to the sets drunk causing problems and stalling screening time. Shah Rukh Khan, fearing that more problems would occur, immediately dropped Aishwarya from the lead, causing problems between the two of them for a period of time. See more »

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During Raj and Priya's visit to Mykonos, all the sites shown (Lykabetos Hill, Vouliagmeni Cave, St. Constantine Square, Faliro Luna Park etc.) are in or near Athens. Only the windmill dance sequence was in fact filmed in Mykonos. See more »

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Referenced in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) See more »

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a cliche buster in many ways
13 June 2003 | by (London UK) – See all my reviews

Chalte Chalte is no doubt a fully fledged Bollywood commercial venture with top stars, exotic foreign locations, expensive sets, colourful dances and melodious songs but at the same time it's a daring experiment in many ways. First of all, the story defies the set rules of development and plot construction: the boy and girl get married very early in the story and seemingly there is no emminent danger to their "living happily ever after" and at a time when you are expecting some external factors to pop up and spoil their happy marriage, the talented writer manages to create an effective and convincing internal conflict to keep the story within its logical confines. Secondly, the flash-back technique is used very intelligently: not merely for the sake of breaking the linear order of events, but to release the desired information in well calculated bits and pieces, inserted at the most appropriate places. Thirdly, the minor characters are so fully developed and so painstakingly dealt with that it reminds you of the great masters of characterisation in the Russian classics. It's a common observation in the Bollywood movies that the hero's friends or the heroine's female friends never match them in personality, performance or screen presence. The reason being two-fold: you can not financially afford to hire a good actor for a minor role and big stars are not available for minor roles anyway. The producer of Chalte Chalte however has manage to tackle this problem very successfully. He has hired a whole bunch of fresh faces...God knows from where?...and made them do exactly what was required. For the first time perhaps the status of a hero's minor friend has risen above an extra boy.

Finally I should pay tribute to Johny Leaver, who in his mellow role of a failed lover, has busted his own cliche of a jabbering clown.


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