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Colorful (1995)

Rangeela (original title)
A middle class young woman, who dreams of Bollywood fame, is caught in a love triangle between her childhood friend and a famous actor.

Director:

Ram Gopal Varma (as Ramgopal Varma)

Writers:

H. Banerjee (Subtitles), Sanjay Chhel (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Urmila Matondkar ... Mili Joshi
Aamir Khan ... Munna
Jackie Shroff ... Raj Kamal
Gulshan Grover ... Steven Kapoor
Avtar Gill ... P.C.
Achyut Potdar Achyut Potdar ... Mr. Joshi (Mili's father)
Reema Lagoo ... Mrs. Joshi (Mili's mother)
Ram Mohan ... Make-Up Dada
Shammi ... Gulbadan's mom
Shefali Shah ... Heroine Gulbadan (as Shefali Shetty)
Rajesh Joshi Rajesh Joshi ... Pakya
Suman ... Motilal
Tarun Tarun ... Tough Guy at Shooting
Rajeev Mehta Rajeev Mehta ... Steward in Restaurant
Ramdas Ramdas ... (as Ramdoss)
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Storyline

Mili is a middle class Indian, and like many would like to be rich and famous one day. She wants to be an Indian actress. She is friendly with another poor man named Munna, who she knows from her childhood. One day while she is singing and dancing on the beach, she is approached by a rich and famous movie actor, Raj, who wants her to act in his next movie. Raj has actually fallen in love with Mili and wants to get married to her. Mili finds her dreams coming true when she gets very famous. Will Mili marry Raj and live a life full of wealth and fame forever? Written by Sumitra (corrected by Sonia)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Tamil

Release Date:

8 September 1995 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Colorful See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Jhamu Sughand Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Cap Aamir wearing in Rangeela is the same cap he is wearing in Andaz Apna Apna See more »

Goofs

Jackie Shroff's hair style keeps changing through out the movie. Also in some of the scenes (and also in tanha tanha song) he looks young and in other scenes he looks old with long permed hair and lean body. See more »

Quotes

Munna: Start the fan.
Steward in Restaurant: Sir, the air-condition is ON
Munna: Then turn here...
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Crazy Credits

Since the film's plot revolves around an aspiring actor, the credits had images of famous yesteryear actors and actresses like Savithri, Madhubala, Hemamalini, Dev Anand, Rekha, Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi etc. See more »

Connections

References Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Kya Kare Kya Na Kare
Written by Mehboob
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Udit Narayan
Courtesy of Time Audio
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Aamir,Urmilla,&Jackie did gr8!!!!!!!!!!!
1 January 2000 | by khandawg316See all my reviews

I loved Rangeela since the first day I've seen it. I first saw it in 1995. I started to like Urmilla. She looked really cute. I appreciated Aamir Khan's role. He usually plays the innocent quiet dude. But the Munna I saw was a remarkable act that any man in this film industry would die to have. Even in Ghulam his acting was as gr8 as a KHANDALA!! He got me in tears. It is now 2000 & I own the movie & I love it!! The songs done by A.R Rehman were good. It is a film that n-e-1 would love to see. I have a list of my favorite TOP 20 films ever. & Rangeela is 3rd. I felt bad that Aamir didn't win for Best Actor. Why is it that there is always some1 who backs his way up? I mean DDLJ just took over(my 2nd fave film.) It is upsetting that he didn't get an award. I mean Jackie got best supporting actor & Urmilla got appreciated. Ever since I saw the film, Mili was a name I loved. Our family's name of the fish is MILI. We all love Urmilla in my house. We all definitely loved Aamir from the start. His best film was JJWS, & Rangeela just led him to even more success. Jackie was a gr8 guy in the film not telling MILI of his love for her. I respected @ the fact that he gave her up to make her & Munna happy. He knows that TANHA TANHA YAHA PE JEENA, YEH KOI BAAT HAI?? Overall to be on my TOP 3 films is a good thing b/c I probably watch 300-400 films a year & most of them end up on my boring list.Rangeela is a film that will always be in my heart & the 3rd best film ever. The music by A.R was unbeatable.Esp. Tanha tanha. Asha did a good job & so did the lyrics by Mehboob.The area & background of this film was awesome. RANGEELA-I LOVE YOU.love 1 of the gr8 experienced rangeeli fans-anisha datta!!


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