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Rangeela (1995)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 8 September 1995 (India)
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 ... 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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Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Tamil

Release Date:

8 September 1995 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Bollywood Dreams See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was remade in Hollywood in the year 2004 as Win a date with Tad Hamilton. 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

Features Kadhalan (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Mangta Hai Kya
Written by Mehboob
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by A.R. Rahman and Shweta Shetty
Courtesy of Time Audio
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Colors of entertainment
7 April 1999 | by shoiSee all my reviews

With Rangili "Urmila" dancing tirelessly every quarter of an hour, this movie is a feast from frame 1 to the end. Excellent performances by both Aamir and Urmaila produce some enchanting moments but it is the underplayed role by Jackie that goes to make this movie a complete entertainer. The music by A.R. Rahman is one of its own kind.

A must see.


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