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Fate leaves Chandni shattered as her love Rohit disappears from her life. She meets Lalit and they befriend each other until Rohit knocks on her door.

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Chandni Mathur
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Rohit Gupta
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Lalit Khanna
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Mrs. Khanna
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Ramesh (Guest Appearance)
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Mrs. Gupta
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(as Achla Sachdev)
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Pooja (as Bina)
Manohar Singh
Renu Arya
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Kiran Mathur (as Meeta Vasisht)
Asha Sharma
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(as Anant Mahadevan)
Manju Maini
Shyam Arora
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Shiv Prasad Mathur
Suhas Joshi
Lalit Tiwari
Ram Maini
Idries Malik ...
(as Idris Malik)
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Bharat Bhushan ...
Doctor
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Devika (Guest Appearance)

Directed by

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Yash Chopra

Written by

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Kamna Chandra ... (story) (as Mrs. Kamna Chandra)
 
Umesh Kalbagh ... (screenplay)
 
Arun Kaul ... (screenplay)
 
Sagar Sarhadi ... (dialogue)

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Yash Chopra ... producer
Gurdip Singh ... executive producer
T. Subbarami Reddy ... associate producer

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Hariprasad Chaurasia ... (as Shiv-Hari)
Shiv Kumar Sharma ... (as Shiv)

Cinematography by

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Manmohan Singh

Film Editing by

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Keshav Naidu

Editorial Department

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Devdas Jore ... assistant editor
V.V. Karnik ... assistant editor

Art Direction by

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Sudhendu Roy ... (as Sudhedu Roy)

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Bhanu Athaiya
Leena Daru
Neeta Lulla

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Pravin Banker ... makeup artist
Pandhari Juker ... key makeup artist
Sailesh Juker ... assistant makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Aditya Chopra ... assistant director
Virat Raj Gupta ... assistant director (as Virat Raj)
Sanjeev Kaushal ... assistant director
Naresh Malhotra ... chief assistant director

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V.M. Gaikwad ... assistant art director

Sound Department

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Hitendra Ghosh ... sound re-recordist: Rajkamal Kala Mandir
Anuj Mathur ... sound assistant
Vasant Mudaliar ... audiographer
Laxman Sawant ... sound assistant (as Laxman)
Kuldip Sood ... background recordist: Anand Recording Studio (as Kuldeep Sood)

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S.A. Azim ... special effects
M.A. Hafeez ... special effects

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Babban ... assistant electrician
Ravi Chandan ... assistant camera
Karamat ... assistant electrician
Nazir Khan ... assistant camera
Gagarin Mishra ... second assistant camera
Rakesh Shrestha ... still photographer
Harmeet Singh ... camera operator
Thapa ... assistant still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jaikishan ... wardrobe
Shashikant Shellar ... associate wardrobe (as Shashikant)

Music Department

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Anand Bakshi ... lyrics by
Asha Bhosle ... playback singer
Pamela Chopra ... playback singer
Lata Mangeshkar ... playback singer
Babla Mehta ... playback singer
Nitin Mukesh ... playback singer
Jolly Mukherjee ... playback singer
Vinod Rathod ... playback singer
Sridevi ... playback singer
Suresh Wadkar ... playback singer

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Satish Ahluwalia ... assistant accountant
V.W.K. Bhonsle ... chief accountant
D. Charles ... assistant accountant
Vas Dev Dheer ... production controller (as Vas Dev Dhir)
Sally Fernandes ... office assistant
Anand Gosavi ... production assistant (as Anant Gosavi)
Raju Kaygee ... technical in-charge (as Raju Koregaonkar)
Saroj Khan ... choreographer
Gopal Pandey ... public relations officer
Shekhar Puthran ... office assistant
Rajan ... production assistant
Dewan Rawat ... production assistant
Bharat S. Shah ... presenter
Jairam Shegde ... production assistant (as Jairam)
R.P. Singh ... assistant catering

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Plot Summary

In one cruel stroke of fate, Chandni (Sridevi) faces life alone, her heart and her dreams shattered as Rohit (Rishi Kapoor) disappears from her life. When she meets Lalit (Vinod Khanna) who is fighting the demons of tragic memories, they both find solace in this new friendship. Lalit's affection gives a new direction to Chandni's life, but Lalit is falling for her and Chandni resigns to destiny, till one day, Rohit knocks on her door. CHANDNI is a classic Yash Chopra love story, softly lyrical, throbbingly beautiful and filled with exquisite locales, lilting melodies and the sound of three hearts hopelessly in love. Written by Official Source

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Also Known As
  • Moonlight (India, English title)
  • Yash Chopra's Chandni (India, English title)
  • Yash Chopra's Moonlight (United States)
  • Чандни (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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Runtime
  • 186 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Director Yash Chopra offered Rekha the role of Chandni, since she had played a character called Chandni in his previous film Silsila (1981). She turned it down, but recommended Sridevi for the role. See more »
Goofs After the accident of Rishi kapoor, Chandni starts living at his house to take care of him, where her in-laws taunt her for living at his fiancé's house.Though they are shown to be honeymooning in Switzerland before the accident. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Bollywood im Alpenrausch (2000). See more »
Soundtracks Chandni O Meri See more »
Crazy Credits The Yash Raj Films logo is colored silver-blue, the color of moonlight ("chandni"). See more »
Quotes Chandni Mathur: I have nowadays learned to be wary of happiness. It is said that moonlight only lasts for a few days.
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