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The Heart Is Crazy (1997)

Dil To Pagal Hai (original title)
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A grand musical about three passionate and dreamy characters: Rahul, Pooja and Nisha. Will their dreams come true? Will they find their true love?

Director:

Yash Chopra

Writers:

Tanuja Chandra (screenplay), Aditya Chopra (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Rahul
Madhuri Dixit ... Pooja
Karisma Kapoor ... Nisha
Akshay Kumar ... Ajay (Special Appearance)
Farida Jalal ... Ajay's mother
Deven Verma ... Ajay's father
Aruna Irani ... Nisha's Dai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Murad Ali Murad Ali
Hemlata Deepak Hemlata Deepak
Suresh Menon
Tanya Mukherjee Tanya Mukherjee
Balvinder Singh Suri Balvinder Singh Suri
Rajesh Tandon Rajesh Tandon
Shruti Ultaf Shruti Ultaf
Priya Varma Priya Varma
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Storyline

DIL TO PAGAL HAI is the story of Rahul (Shahrukh Khan), who does not believe in love. Rahul fails to understand how two people can spend their lives together. It is the story of Pooja (Madhuri Dixit), who believes that there is someone who is made for her and she is destined to meet that person. It is also the story of Nisha (Karisma Kapoor) who believes that love is friendship and one day her dream will come true. Dil To Pagal Hai is a grand musical about passionate people with dreams. Will their dreams come true? Will they find their true love? Dil To Pagal Hai makes us believe that - someone - somewhere - is made for us. Written by Official Source

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Someone..... Somewhere..... is made for you. See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 October 1997 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Heart Is Crazy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

At one point the film was also called " Tevar" and had Urmila playing Karishma Kapoor's role. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rahul: What is love?
Pooja: Love?... Love is life.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are set in a montage of loving couples. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Dil To Pagal Hai
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan
Composed by Uttam Singh
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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reality about dancers' life
6 March 2001 | by AidaEpiSee all my reviews

I first saw the film in 1998, and I was never tired of seeing the film again and again. Karishma Kapoor as Nisha gave a first rate performance even though she played second fiddle to Madhuri Dixit (Pooja). The story revolves around the life of dancers. Nisha and Rahul (Shahrukh Khan) are best friends. Unknown to Rahul, Nisha secretly loved him. Pooja came into the scene after Nisha accidentally slipped her foot during dancing practice for Rahul's next production drama entitled Maya. Desperate to search for Nisha's replacement, Rahul saw Pooja dancing in the studio. Pooja eventually replaced Nisha. During the production, Pooja and Rahul feel in love. Problem came early, since Pooja was engaged to marry Ajay (Akshay Kumar). The story is aim towards loving couples questioning about their own love to each other. Watch for the dancing steps of Karishma and Shahrukh, both were highly praised in the film for such energetic dance numbers.


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