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Two women who are abandoned by their husbands, find love and solace in each other.

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Karishma Jhalani ...
Young Radha
Ramanjeet Kaur ...
Young Radha's mother
Dilip Mehta ...
Young Radha's father
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Jatin (as Javed Jaffrey)
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Sita
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Guide at Taj Mahal
Kushal Rekhi ...
Biji
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Radha
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Mundu
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Ashok
Alice Poon ...
Julie
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Swamiji
Ravinder Happy ...
Oily man in video shop
Devyani Saltzman ...
Girl in video shop (as Devyani Mehta Saltzman)
Sunil Chhabra ...
Milkman on bicycle
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Julie's father
Shasea Bahadur ...
Julie's brother
Meher Chand ...
Goddess Sita
Bahadur Chand ...
God Ram
Puran ...
'Ramayan' theatrical troupe member
Sohan Lal ...
'Ramayan' theatrical troupe member
Meher ...
'Ramayan' theatrical troupe member
Amarjit Chand ...
'Ramayan' theatrical troupe member
Karam Chand ...
'Ramayan' theatrical troupe member
Kabir Chowdhury ...
Boy in video shop
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laurence Côte ...
French tourist at the Taj Mahal (uncredited)

Directed by

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Deepa Mehta

Written by

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Deepa Mehta ... (written by)

Produced by

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Bobby Bedi ... producer
Varsha Bedi ... associate producer
Suresh Bhalla ... executive producer
Karen Lee Hall ... associate producer
David Hamilton ... executive producer
Anne Masson ... line producer
Deepa Mehta ... producer

Music by

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A.R. Rahman

Cinematography by

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Giles Nuttgens

Film Editing by

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Barry Farrell

Editorial Department

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Don Briggs ... second assistant picture editor (as Donald Briggs)
Tim Dashwood ... first assistant film editor (as Timothy Dashwood)
Barry Farrell ... supervising editor
Ricardo Olivero ... color timer
Denis F. Takacs ... post-production
Kelly Black ... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Melanie Jeffrey ... post-production assistant (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Aradhana Seth

Art Direction by

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Sunil Chhabra

Costume Design by

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Neelam Mansingh Chowdhury
Anju Rekhi

Makeup Department

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Alexis Fernandez ... hair stylist
Lizbeth Williamson ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Sanjay Malik ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Reid A. Dunlop ... first assistant director (as Reid Dunlop)
Manoj K. Jha ... third assistant director (as Jha Manoj)
Rajendra Kumar ... third assistant director (as Kumar Rajendra)
Rajiv Maikhuri ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Yashwant S. Kamble ... head painter (as Yeshwant S. Kamble)
Shambu Nath ... assistant props master
Pradip Redij ... construction supervisor
Harveer Singh ... property master
Malavika Talukder ... art department assistant (as Malavika Tulukdar)
Yogender Tyagi ... props assistant
Lavajaree Vishwakarma ... head carpenter
Ramjanam Vishwakarma ... carpenter

Sound Department

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Elius Caruso ... re-recording engineer
Michele Cook ... dialogue editor (as Michelle Cook)
Jim Eustace ... foley assistant (as Jim Eustaze)
Ian Hopkins ... assistant sound editor
Damian Kearns ... re-recording engineer
Richard Kelly ... sound effects editor
Darcy Kite ... re-recording engineer
Sandeep Sharma ... boom operator
Scott Shepherd ... foley recordist (as Scott Shephard)
John Sievert ... foley artist
Konrad Skreta ... sound mixer
Virginia Storey ... foley assistant
Baylon Fonseca ... adr recordist (uncredited) / dialogue editor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Allan Amin ... stunt coordinator (as Amin Ghani)
Selima Rupani ... fire stunt double: Radha

Camera and Electrical Department

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G.R. Adam ... grip assistant
Hassan Ali ... electrician
Marit K. Corneil ... third assistant camera
Balaram Dawande ... electrician
Mulchand Dedhia ... gaffer
Amin Hassan Galmani ... generator operator
Tukaram Joshi ... electrician
Aleksander Kaufmann ... first assistant camera
Ahmed Khan ... electrician
Pappu Marwadi ... electrician
Dilip Mehta ... still photographer
Peter Myslowski ... key grip
B.M. Siddiqui ... generator operator
Cyril Thomas ... second assistant camera

Casting Department

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Pt. Gyaneshwar Hans ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sagarika Mukherjee Da Costa ... wardrobe mistress (as Sagarika)
Payal Randhawa ... wardrobe mistress
Gulab Singh ... tailor

Location Management

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Edwin Williams ... location assistant

Music Department

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Merlyn D'Souza ... composer: song "Main Hoon" / music arranger: "Main Hoon"
A.R. Rahman ... composer: songs "Bombay Theme" and "Ek Ho Gaye Hum Aur Tum"

Script and Continuity Department

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Winnifred Jong ... script supervisor (as Winnie Jong)

Transportation Department

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Ravinder Malik ... transportation coordinator
Ram Bhajraj Pandey ... genny driver
Sheilendar Singh ... transportation assistant (as Shailendar Singh)

Additional Crew

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Roshan Abbas ... liaison: All India Radio FM
Rajeev Acharya ... assistant production accountant
Shivani Anand ... assistant to director
Shyam Bakshi ... caterer
Balakrishna ... production runner (as Bala Krishna)
Ambar Capoor ... production assistant
Gautam Dey ... assistant accountant
Sunil Gupta ... unit doctor (as Dr. Sunil Gupta)
Manoj Kumar ... set production assistant
Raman Kumar ... set production assistant
Milt Patel ... liaison: Gill Travel
Nupu Press ... production coordinator (as Nupu Chowdhry)
M.I. Qureshi ... production assistant
Ramanand Sagar ... producer: "Ramayan" TV series
Mangal Singh ... set production assistant
Parminder Singh ... set production assistant
Vishal Sood ... set production assistant
Craig Webster ... work print conformer
Paul Winestock ... work print conformer
Joay French ... body double: "Sita" (uncredited)
Robert Kraus ... work print conformer (uncredited)

Thanks

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Javed Akhtar ... special thanks
Jay Bajaj ... special thanks
Elisabetta Beraldo ... special thanks
Nutan Bhalla ... special thanks
Deirdre Bowen ... special thanks (as Dierdre Bowen)
Milena Canonero ... special thanks
Baljit Chadha ... special thanks
Satjir Chahil ... special thanks
Neelam Mansingh Chowdhury ... special thanks
Guy Dufaux ... special thanks
Barry Farrell ... special thanks
Karen Field ... special thanks
Marina Geffner ... special thanks
Alan Greenberg ... special thanks
Gulshan Grover ... special thanks
Shama Habibullah ... special thanks
Doris Heffron ... special thanks
John Illidge ... special thanks
Ramesh Khosla ... special thanks
Marie LaHaye ... special thanks
Rupa Lal ... special thanks
Jamie Landon ... special thanks
Benny Lobo ... special thanks
Janet MacLean ... special thanks (as Janet McLean)
Susan Martin ... special thanks
Binny Mehra ... special thanks
Ravi Mehra ... special thanks
Dilip Mehta ... special thanks
Nila Mehta ... special thanks
S.K. Mehta ... special thanks
Vilma Mehta ... special thanks
Jag Mundhra ... special thanks (as Jagmohan Mundra)
Gopalan Nair ... special thanks
Radha Nair ... special thanks
Barbara O'Kelly ... special thanks
Radna Omidvar ... special thanks
Manya Patel ... special thanks
Harpal Randhawa ... special thanks
Mani Ratnam ... acknowledgment: "Bombay Theme" and "Ek Ho Gaye Hum Aur Tum" courtesy of
Patricia Rekhi ... special thanks
Raj-Ann Rekhi ... special thanks (as Rajan Rekhi)
Glenn Rigberg ... special thanks
Devyani Saltzman ... special thanks (as Devyani Mehta Saltzman)
Bidyut Sen ... special thanks
Chetan Seth ... special thanks
Harash Sethi ... special thanks
Bhai Mandit Singh ... special thanks
Peter Starr ... special thanks
Roop Talwar ... special thanks
Anthony Theo ... special thanks
Kim J. Trout ... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.

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Taglines Beneath the surface lies a burning secret. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Fire - Wenn die Liebe Feuer fängt (Germany)
  • Fuego (Fire) (Spain)
  • Огонь (Russia)
  • Fuego (Argentina)
  • Ватра (Serbia)
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  • 108 min
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Did You Know?

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Movie Connections Featured in Episode dated 13 August 1997 (1997). See more »
Soundtracks Bombay Theme See more »
Quotes Sita: There is no word in our language that can describe us. How we feel for each other.
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