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Saajan (1991)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 30 August 1991 (India)
Aman (Sanjay Dutt) is a poor, handicapped orphan who is befriended by wealthy Akash Verma (Salman Khan) during his childhood. Akash's parents adopt him and give him their family name, and ... See full summary »

Director:

Lawrence D'Souza

Writers:

Reema Rakesh Nath (dialogue), Reema Rakesh Nath (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sanjay Dutt ... Aman Verma a. k. a. Sagar
Madhuri Dixit ... Pooja Saxena
Salman Khan ... Akash Verma
Ekta Sohini Ekta Sohini ... Menka (as Ektaa)
Laxmikant Berde ... Laxmi
Kader Khan ... Rajiv Verma
Reema Lagoo ... Mrs. Kamla Verma
Anjana Mumtaz ... Mrs. Saxena (Pooja's mom) (as Anjana Mumtaj)
Dinesh Hingoo ... Mr. Lalchand
Yunus Parvez ... Anees Saab
Dipinti Dipinti
Raja Duggal Raja Duggal ... Babulal
Shalaka Karnik Shalaka Karnik
Raju Shrestha ... Pooja's brother (cameo, during engagement) (as Raju Srestha)
Poonam Shetty Poonam Shetty ... Renu
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Storyline

Aman (Sanjay Dutt) is a poor, handicapped orphan who is befriended by wealthy Akash Verma (Salman Khan) during his childhood. Akash's parents adopt him and give him their family name, and Akash and Aman grow up as brothers. While Akash is a womanizer, Aman takes to writing poems under the pen name Sagar. The poems get published, and Aman becomes very popular. One of his fans is a young woman by the name of Pooja Saxena (Madhuri Dixit), who corresponds with Sagar. Akash meets Pooja and falls head over heels in love with her. When Aman comes to know this, he asks Akash to pose as Sagar, which he does, and Pooja and Akash fall in love with each other. A heartbroken Aman looks on, as he knows that although women may like his poetry, they will never come out openly and love him when they see his handicap. At the end, Akash discovers that Aman is actually Sagar and loves Pooja, so he decides to sacrifice his love for Aman. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 August 1991 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Beloved See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Divya Films International See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film was completed within 36 days, something unheard of at that time. See more »

Goofs

The song 'Mera bil bhi kitna paagal hai' was shot after the whole shooting was over. Throughout the movie Aman Verma's hair is long and straight but in this song his hair is permed with golden tint. The cinematography of this song also looks fresh compared to the rest of the movie. See more »

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Featured in Raanjhanaa (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Tumse Milne Ki Tamanna Hai
Written by Sameer Anjaan
Composed by Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod
Performed by Balasubramaniam S.P.
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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Awesome treat
30 June 2012 | by gurdeepmann59See all my reviews

Saajan is a great film with love, sacrifice, friendship, tragedy and above all a fine musical score

The film is all about Sanjay Dutt who loves Madhuri but hides it because he is handicapped

The film has several good scenes like Sanjay Dutt's outburst at the church The film has a fine climax and a nice ending

Sanjay Dutt impresses his role as a lame and lonely orphan Salman Khan is good in a supporting role Madhuri Dixit impressed in a stunning role and amazing dance techniques Kader Khan repeats his comedy-dialogue delivery


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