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Saawariya -- Two souls arrive in a small town, one on vacation, the other to meet a lover. They spend the most magical dream-like days of their lives in that town... with each other.


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Release Date:
8 November 2007 (Australia) See more »
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Two souls arrive in a small town, one on vacation, the other to meet a lover. They spend the most magical dream-like days of their lives in that town... with each other. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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6 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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A Bollywood Modern Day Story about Star Crossed Lovers See more (94 total) »


  (in credits order)

Ranbir Kapoor ... Ranbir Raj

Sonam Kapoor ... Sakina

Salman Khan ... Imaan

Rani Mukerji ... Gulabji
Zohra Segal ... Lillian 'Lilipop' (as Zohra Sehgal)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Begum Para ... Sakina's grandmother
Vibhu Puri ... Stranger in the rain

Directed by
Sanjay Leela Bhansali 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Fyodor Dostoevsky  story
Prakash Kapadia 
Vibhu Puri  additional screenplay & dialogue
Shailey Sharma  additional screenplay & dialogue

Produced by
Sanjay Leela Bhansali .... producer
Gautmi Bhatt .... line producer
Kuldeep Rathore .... executive producer (as Kuldeep Singh)
Deepak Raai Sharma .... executive producer
Original Music by
Monty Sharma 
Cinematography by
Ravi K. Chandran 
Film Editing by
Bela Segal 
Casting by
Amita Sehgal 
Art Direction by
Omung Kumar 
Set Decoration by
Omung Kumar 
Costume Design by
Surily Goel 
Reza Shariffi 
Anuradha Vakeal 
Production Management
Lalit Chatnani .... unit production manager
Ravi Singh .... production manager: Promotional Activities
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Abhishek Jain .... assistant director
Nazneen Kapasi .... assistant director
Freya Parekh .... assistant director
Vibhu Puri .... associate director
Aditya Shah .... third assistant director
Shailey Sharma .... associate director
Sound Department
Shalini Agarwal .... sound assistant
Nimish Chheda .... ProTools operator
Subir Kumar Das .... sound effects mixer
Anup Dev .... sound re-recording mixer
Amrit Pritam Dutta .... sound editor
Manoj M. Goswami .... sound editor
Sanjay Kurian K. .... sound recordist
Shajith Koyeri .... sound editor
Vijay Kumar .... foley editor
Resul Pookutty .... sound designer
Amala Popuri .... adr recordist
Amala Popuri .... sound supervisor
Amala Popuri .... utility sound
Visual Effects by
Shrinath Agrawal .... pre-vis artist
Amiteshwar Anand .... fx artist
Mahesh Baria .... set visual effects supervisor: Prime Focus
Vishal Bengare .... lead matchmover: Prime Focus
Goolzar Buchia .... visual effects artist
Prince Chaurasia .... visual effects coordinator
Santosh Choudhary .... digital compositor
Radha Krishnan Damodar .... digital matte painter: Prime Focus
Danish Davis .... digital artist
Abhijit De .... modeler
Amit Desai .... technical director
Chetan Gaur .... digital compositor
Vivek Gaur .... lead compositor
Michael Grobe .... visual effects consultant
Gaurav Gupta .... visual effects
Anish Holla .... render wrangler
Rohinton Irani .... tracking and matchmoving
Avnish Jha .... senior texture artist
Ashutosh Khandelwal .... render wrangler/render support
Sanjay Kumar .... visual effects: MATTE PAINTING VFX
Abhijeet Lamture .... texturing artist
Sameer Malik .... digital artist
Vishal Mehta .... digital artist
Abrez Mohammed .... digital compositor: Prime Focus (as Mohd Abrez)
Abhijit Mulye .... lead matte painter
Vikas Surajbali Nag .... digital compositor: Prime Focus
Kunjan Oza .... compositor
Kunjan Oza .... digital compositor
Sandesh Pai .... digital effects artist
Sachin Paranjpe .... visual effects lead
Gauri Patil .... digital compositor
Susheel Peris .... digital compositor
Jimmy Philip .... lead compositor
Virendra Prajapati .... online editor
Tuhin Rana .... prep artist
Reupal D. Rawal .... visual effects supervisor
Saawariya .... matte painter
Rohit Sardesai .... visual effects artist
Tushar Shah .... visual effects
Vaidehi Shinde .... matte painter
Mayank Shrivastava .... visual effects (visual effects)
Raghvendra Shrivastava .... visual effects
Avdesh Shukla .... compositor
Avdesh Shukla .... paint artist
Dinesh Solanki .... digital compositor
Merzin Tavaria .... visual effects supervisor
Sumit Verma .... pre-visualisation artist: Prime Focus
Rahul Vishwakarma .... digital effects artist: Prime Focus
Kinjal Vora .... visual effects artist
Roby Raj .... visual effects (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Neha Parti Matiyani .... assistant camera
Manush Nandan .... assistant camera
Deval Samanta .... best boy
Prakash Shetty .... gaffer
Hari Vendantam .... associate cinematographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Reza Shariffi .... costume design
Editorial Department
Rohan Desai .... colorist
Rohan Desai .... digital intermediate supervisor
Ajay Varma .... associate editor
Music Department
Subir Kumar Das .... surround music mixer
Nirmalya Dey .... musician (woodwinds)
Parthiv Gohil .... playback singer
Pritesh Mehta .... score produced by
Pritesh Mehta .... songs producer
Other crew
Joe D'Souza .... stills photograhpy
Shiamak Davar .... choreographer
Lalit Devasi .... production controller
Shivam Dwivedi .... assistant director: making-of
Ganesh Hegde .... dance director
Amber Lall .... post-production designer
Pappu Mallu .... choreographer

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Beloved" - India (English title) (literal title)
"Eternal Soulmate" - India (English title) (literal title)
"Oh, My Love" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Rated PG for thematic elements, brief nudity, some language and incidental smoking
142 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

For the daytime scenes, space lights were used ordinarily; for the night-time scenes, the space lights were applied with ¼ CT Blue gel to achieve a cool nightly mood.See more »
Ranbir Raj:Ding-ding-ding! Laaaaadies and gentlemen, welcome to the fight of the century! In one corner is a beautiful young girl, and in the other, unhappiness!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Golmaal Returns (2008)See more »
Saawariya - RepriseSee more »


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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
A Bollywood Modern Day Story about Star Crossed Lovers, 15 December 2007
Author: habiba43 from United Kingdom

I heard varying comments prior to watching this film, and I have to say that I shall always follow my gut instinct from now on. This film is neither boring or slow paced! Whilst watching the trailers the first thing that caught my eye was the beautiful sets. And they did not disappoint! The set is magical. The acting is flawless. The music is brilliant. The story is well written, nicely paced and very artistic indeed. Clever and intellectual. A well deserved round of applause for both those in front of the scenes and behind. For anyone who has loved someone unconditionally. I would highly recommend to those who enjoyed films from Romeo and Juliet to Devdas to Moulin Rouge! ;)

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