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Raja Hindustani (1996)

Raja, a taxi driver, falls in love with Aarti, a rich girl, and marries her against her parents' wishes. Later, her parents try to create differences amongst the couple.

Director:

Dharmesh Darshan

Writers:

Robin Bhatt (screenplay), Dharmesh Darshan (dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Aamir Khan ... Raja Hindustani
Karisma Kapoor ... Aarti Sehgal
Suresh Oberoi ... Mr. Sehgal (Aarti's father)
Johnny Lever ... Balvant Singh
Navneet Nishan ... Kamal Singh / Kammo
Veeru Krishnan Veeru Krishnan ... Gulab Singh
Kunal Khemu ... Rajnikant (as Master Kunal Khemu)
Pramod Moutho ... Swaraj (Shalu's brother)
Mohnish Bahl ... Jai (as Mohnish Behl)
Tiku Talsania ... Chacha (Raja's uncle)
Farida Jalal ... Chachi (Raja's aunt)
Archana Puran Singh ... Shalini Sehgal / Shalu (Aarti's stepmother)
Kalpana Iyer ... Guest appearance in the song "Pardesi Pardesi"
Pratibha Sinha Pratibha Sinha ... Guest appearance in the song "Pardesi Pardesi"
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shravan Sagar Shravan Sagar
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Storyline

Raja is a poor man who lives in India. He meets with a very rich girl, and both fall in love with each other. The girl's name is Aarti, who lives with her step-mother, who is very cruel, father and and step-cousin, who oppose her having any contact with Raja. But Aarti is stubborn, and gets married to Raja. After their marriage, her step-mother, father and step-cousin pretend to accept them, but actually are planning to bring an end to their relationship. Written by Sumitra (corrected by Carrie)

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Simply a Lovable Film!!!


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Trivia

The song "Pardesi Pardesi " was sampled by Russian singer Azis Ustata for the song "Tochno Sega". This song was later used in the Hollywood film The Expendables 2. See more »

Goofs

Navneet Nishan has short hair before marriage. After tying the knot, she acquires waist-length hair overnight. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bollywood Bound (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Aaye Ho Meri Zindagi Mein
Vocals by Alka Yagnik
Lyrics by Sameer
Music by Nadeem Saifi & Shravan Rathod
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Loud and melodramatic
10 September 2019 | by vjnambuSee all my reviews

Plus: 1. Aamir khan 2. Karishma Kapoor 3. Songs Minus: 1. Clichéd storytelling 2. Loud music 3. Over the top 4. Melodramatic Verdict: watch only for songs


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

15 November 1996 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Raja the Indian See more »

Filming Locations:

Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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