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Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003)

 -  Drama  -  15 April 2005 (India)
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Geeta Rao has two admirers - one is Siddharth Tyabji and the other is Vikram Malhotra circa 1969 West Bengal that is witnessing it's struggle against the ruling Congress party, joining ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Kay Menon ...
Siddharth Tyabji
Shiney Ahuja ...
Vikram Malhotra
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Geeta Rao
Ram Kapoor ...
Arun Mehta
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Senior Bihari constable
Yashpal Sharma ...
Randhir Singh
Jasbir Malik ...
Mehmood Tyabji
Sohrab Ardeshir ...
The maharaja
Aditya Bhattacharya ...
Politician Sadiq
Arif Zakaria ...
Daryll
Anupam Shyam ...
SHO Jhanda Singh
Sandeep Kulkarni ...
Comrade Probir
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Vikram's father
Yusuf Hussain ...
Senior politician
Manohar Khushlani ...
Hotelier Wadhwani
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Geeta Rao has two admirers - one is Siddharth Tyabji and the other is Vikram Malhotra circa 1969 West Bengal that is witnessing it's struggle against the ruling Congress party, joining forces with left-wing Marxist and Communist parties. While Siddharth is directly involved in this struggle, Geeta and Vikram are romantically involved. When Vikram does not make any move toward marriage, despite of being introduced to Geeta's Madras-based family, she decides to give up on him, and he starts his romance with another young woman. While students continue to voice their disapproval of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Allahabad High Court gives a judgment indicting her for several offenses under the Indian Penal Code. Mrs. Gandhi then uses her powers to clamp Emergency, taking away all powers of the judiciary, giving police virtually unlimited powers to the Police to detain anyone under the National Security Act, imprisoning leaders of all political parties, empowering her son, Sanjay ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Director Sudhir Mishra and Executive Producer Sushil Datta appeared in small cameos in the film. See more »

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Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
Written by Mirza Ghalib
Composed by Shantanu Moitra
Performed by Shubha Mudgal
Courtesy of Virgin Records India
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A thousand wishes such as these , A near perfect cinema
3 May 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

In India there are only two periods which drove the youth into ideological confrontation , first during the freedom struggle and the second during 70s when the youth could not bear to see the fruits of freedom struggle being frittered away. Now this is where this movie treads.While there has been many movies on the 70s but not many has dealt with the subject as political as this.

To come to the story,this movie deals with 3 characters coming from 3 different backgrounds.Sidharth(K K Menon) coming from an influential and affluent family has seen it all .Fed up of the hypocrisy of elite he desperately wants out. Vikram(Shiny Ahuja) coming from a middle class family is uncomfortable at the elite circle but still wants a way into the circle. The third and central character is British educated south-Indian girl Geeta(Chitrangada singh) who is in the middle in love with Sidhharth but not quite comfortable with his ideology.

The story goes forward with movement of each character in its own line of ideal.The characterizations are superb .The mysterious Vikram always in love with Geeta , Sidhharth the ideologue ,and Geeta a woman torn between love,ideology,the bureaucrat husband are superbly etched. The turmoil of the 70s are almost authentic.

A must watch


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