Gone were the days when Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor used to sing, frolic and dance in Kashmir. Now the Kashmiris live in fear and death visits them every day. On one hand they have the ... See full summary »

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Adaa (as Minissha)
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Saurabh Dubey
Juhi
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Army Doctor
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Gone were the days when Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor used to sing, frolic and dance in Kashmir. Now the Kashmiris live in fear and death visits them every day. On one hand they have the terrorists, who want an independent Kashmir, free from any interference from India and Pakistan; And on the other hand they have the soldiers from the Indian Armed Forces, who terrorize them into releasing any information they may or not have of any terrorist activity. Amidst this live Islamic Adaa and her family. She meets with Hindu Captain Aman of the Indian Army and both fall in love. They want to get married, but there are complications. It is said that you can get away with a lot of things in Kashmir - but when you marry someone from a different religion - you commit the biggest crime on Earth. Especially if you are young woman named Adaa - who has a brother named Shakil Ahmed - a wanted terrorist. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Adaa: If you want the tea, pull the rope once.
Adaa: If you don't want the tea, pull the rope twice.
Shree: ...and if you want to throw the tea out, pull the rope a third time!
Adaa: [minute later] If you're done with the tea, pull the rope once.
Adaa: If you're not done with the tea, pull the rope twice.
Adaa's Little Brother: ...and if you want more tea, you can keep pulling the rope, but you won't get any!
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Mele Chaliyan - Remix
Written by Gulzar
Composed by Shantanu Moitra
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal and Akshay
Courtesy of Times Music
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Fantastic film!
26 December 2005 | by (San Jose, CA, US) – See all my reviews

Yahaan takes a realistic look at love in Kashmir, heaven turned into hell. It does a good job of showing the innocence of Adaa and her family in stark contrast to the heartbreaks that occur everyday in war-torn Kashmir. Jimmy Shergill, a soldier with a big heart, comes and falls in love with Adaa. Their romance is portrayed very aesthetically. It is interesting to see how Jimmy and Adaa switch roles. The first half of the film is shown through Jimmy's point of view, while the second half has Adaa adopting the role of the protagonist. Some symbols are interesting such as jeans ("Do they wear jeans in Mumbai?"), which symbolize freedom. Photography is absolutely stunning as each frame does an excellent job of capturing the intense emotions of the characters and suffocating atmosphere of Kashmir. This film has several very poignant scenes.


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