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Laxmikanth Berde who was a big name in Marathi film industry made his debut with the film and became one of the best comedians of 90s who could be seen in most of the films as a lead comedian.
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Bhageshree refused to do any kissing scenes for the film as she was from a very conservative family and her father only allowed her to wear Chudidars it was the first time in her life that she had won Jeans and one piece dress.
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Though Salman debuted with Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988), This was his official break, and he became an overnight star with this film.
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Yusuf Khan son Faraaz Khan was signed for Salman Khan's role. After falling seriously ill he was later replaced.
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The film was dubbed in English as When love calls in was the biggest hit in the Caribbean market at Guyana and also dominated the box-office collections at Trinidad and Tobago.It was also dubbed as Te Amo in Spanish.
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The film released with just 29 prints.
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The film established careers of Salman Khan,Monish Bahl,Reema Lagoo,& Laxmikanth Berde who became big names in bollywood.
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Nutan wasn't keen that her son Monish Bahl playing a villain in Maine Pyar Kiya as he had played non villainous roles earlier.she was in good terms with the Barjatya's and asked if Monish could fit in other role but they assured her that Monish's character will be remembered for long and that was exactly a turning point for him.
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After Salman Khan signed the film he recommend Monish Bahl's name to Barjatya's ,also asked Monish Bahl to go and try his luck and then was no looking back for him as he became one of the hated villains of 90s.,Pervin Dastur was picked from and English play by Sooraj Barjatya.
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Bhageshree got married during the shooting of the film against the wishes of her parents so her wedding was attended by Sooraj Barjatya and Salman Khan.
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Costumes and props used in the films became so popular that they went on sale as merchandise - like the cap that read 'FRIEND.
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Lata mangesjkar recorded all her songs in one day as next day to going abroad for concert tour.
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This film became the biggest box office record in bolkywood history at the time.
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Mohnish Bahl whose acting career as a hero wasn't' taking off hence he had decided to quit acting at learn flying he also go the license in flying but when good friend Salman Khan got the lead role for the film he recommended his name to Rajshri productions and asked him to audition for the role and the rest was history.
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Salman Khan being a new comer that time wasn't given much respect on the sets by assistants.As the scene would complete nobody would also pull a chair for him.Salman Khan then told Mohnish Behl that a day will come when the chair will come automatically to him.
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When Salman Khan and Mohnish Behl had to to see the film in theater's.Chandini was celebrating 25 weeks and Mohnish Behl felt that Maine Pyar Kiya wont work alongside long running Chandini.But when the film started people started throwing coins on screen and Mohnish Behl said that Salman Khan's stardom has begun.
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Maine Pyar Kiya released one and a half year after success of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak 1988 and people felt that Aamir Khan and Salman Khan are brother's but later Salman Khan cleared the confusion in a interview.
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Reema Lagoo and Salman Khan worked together for the first time.In 90s and early 2000 their pair was very popular as mother and son.
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Maine Pyar Kiya remains the biggest hit of 80s decade.
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Sooraj Barjatya devoted ten months to write Maine Pyar Kiya screenplay. He took six months to write the first half and four months to write the second half.
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SoorajjBarjatya tested Shabina Dutt for the lead actress role. Shabina Dutt failed the screen test and Sooraj Barjatya asked her if she could suggest any actor for the lead.She suggested Salman Khan with whom, she had done an ad film.
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Piyush Mishra was considered for Salman Khan's role.
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When Sooraj Barjatya was suggested the name of Salman Khan for Maine Pyar Kiya he was very tense,because he taught will he be able to do justice to the son of biggest writer in bollywood.
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Today's known comedians Dilip Joshi and Raju Shrivastav play cameos in the film.
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Jay Borade - dance choreographer later choreographed Salman Khan for many films.
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Until Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge came along in 1995, MPK held the record for the maximum Filmfare Awards, winning seven out of 13 nominations. DDLJ took over with 10 wins. The record is currently held by Black, with 11 wins.
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The Rajshree Productions always made small budget films, then about 5 years before Maine Pyar Kiya, in 1983/84. Tarachand Bharjatya, had launched a big film at that time, which. was. tittled. Aadmi Bhool Jata Hai, to. be directed. by. Ram Govind and the film had Rajesh Khanna Tina Munium & Padmini Kolhapure. But the idea was droped and the Rajshree's decided to on making small budjet film until MPK came and they made big films.
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Deep Raja Rana also auditioned for the role of Salman Khan.26 years later he played the character of Salman Khan's bodyguard in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
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Raghu and Babli popular dancer's in 70s and 80s danced to the title song Aate Jaate Hanste Gaate.
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Ajit Vachnani played Mama (Mother's Brother) to Mohnish Behl.They later played the same relationship in other two Sooraj Barjatya's hits Hum Aapke Hain Kaun 1994 and Hum Saath Saath Hain 1999.
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Director/writer Sooraj Barjatya's father Rajkumar Barjatya suggested the story of Maine Pyar Kiya.
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Deepak Tijori claimed that Sooraj Barjatya signed him for the film but later dropped him for Salman Khan. Deepak said Sooraj had to pick between a performer, which was him, or a good looker which was Salman. Sooraj picked Salman over Deepak due to his handsome looks. Deepak mentioned that Sooraj said he could train Salman to act, but couldn't do anything with Deepak's non hero looks.
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Vindoo Dara Singh was signed then replaced for Salman Khan's role.
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At the 35th Filmfare Awards held in 1990, it received seven Filmfare Awards from thirteen nominations, including wins for Best Film, Best Music Director, Best Male Debut, Best Female Debut, Best Music Director, Best Male Playback Singer and Best Lyricist.
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Hip Hop artiste King Syze sampled the song " Kabootar Jaa" for his song " Haters Beware" featuring Planetary.
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Actress Pervin Dastur was picked from the Mumbai theater scene to play the Vampy Seema. She only appeared in one other film, 1997's little known Dil Ke Jharokhe Mein.
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The first scene that was filmed was the one between Salman and his father, played by Rajeev Verma, in the office. Filming took place in Mumbai and Ooty.
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Manoj Kumar's son Kunal Goswami had also auditioned for the lead role.
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Laxmikanth Berde made his debut in Hindi films but he was already a star in Marathi films his Marathi fans created a poster for the film saying Lakshya Hindii Mein which means Lakshya now in Hindi films.
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Sooraj Barjatya went to Bhageshree's house end number of times to convince her to do the role.
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Sanjay Kapoor and Deepak Malhotra were considered for Salman Khan's role.
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Sooraj Barjatya had improved the sound system of many cinema halls before the release of the film from Dolby sound to 4 track stereo sound.Sholay 1975 was the last film before Maine Pyar Kiya where in the sound system of cinema halls were changed for last time.
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Music director Raam Laxman had also dubbed the music for its English and Spanish version.
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Raam Laxman's son Amar assisted him in the music of the film.
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The film proved major breakthrough for Raam Laxman and singer S.P Balasubramanium.
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The only film to win 3 awards in the music category- Best Music Director, Best Playback Singer and Best Lyricist.
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Posters of Rajshri films earlier hits Agent Vinod 1977 and Dhulan Wohi Jo PiyaMan Bahen 1977 were scene in background during a few scenes.
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Rhytum House a popular music store in Bombay would display its ten best selling audio cassettes on the showroom display in the history of Hindi cinema it was the first time that the audio cassettes of same film were on display number 1 & 2 first being songs of the film and second being film's dialog.
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Debut film of Rajiv Verma.
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Zeenat Aman called Salman Khan a childish after watching special screening of the film as he closed his eyes when he was applying Iodex on Bhageshree's leg.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Salman Khan in 2015 revealed that Bhagyashri refused to do the kissing scene and hence Sooraj Barjatya came up with the idea of using a glass wall in between them.
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