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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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Tagline:
When he first fell in love... See more »
Plot:
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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Awards:
6 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
excellent film! See more (94 total) »

Cast

  (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
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
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
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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MPAA:
Rated PG for thematic elements, brief nudity, some language and incidental smoking
Runtime:
142 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
According to Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the film is a tribute to his grandmother, who spent her whole life waiting for her son Navin Bhansali to return home. He found that aspect of love (of waiting for someone close to return to you) an interesting theme to capture in a film.See more »
Quotes:
[Ranbir grabs Sakina and twists her arm]
Sakina:Let go of me, you junglee!... Please forgive me.
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Movie Connections:
Features Mughal-E-Azam (1960)See more »
Soundtrack:
Sawar GayiSee more »

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53 out of 73 people found the following review useful.
excellent film!, 16 November 2007
Author: aparajita_burjwal from India

First of all after watching saawariya i still have not been able to understand why people did not like it. we should know that it is an art film and it should be looked at in the same way. we say we want different films now but when a director attempts a different film, we absolutely bash it and end up taking out as many flaws as we can. the main two characters off this film are "ranbir and sonam". now where was the city situated, in which era it is happening all this is not important. when we look at a painting, we don't look at where it is sitauted, we look at it's beauty and this exactly what saawariya is, it is a beautiful painting and we should be looking at it's beauty.

You need to have an open mind and appreciation for art films to watch and digest this one. it is true that it's not mass appealing, because it doesn't have the jhatkas and the matkas in it. I recommend you go and watch it and forget about the reviews.

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