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Raja, a fisherman is secretly in love with Mona. When wealthy Ravi comes to live with his grandmother, Kamladevi, he sees Mona and falls in love with her. Mona also reciprocates his love. ... See full summary »

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Ramesh Sippy

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rishi Kapoor ... Ravi
Kamal Haasan ... Raja
Dimple Kapadia ... Mona D'Silva
Nadira ... Miss Joseph
Saeed Jaffrey ... Mr. D'Silva (Mona's dad)
Madhur Jaffrey ... Kamladevi (Ravi's grandma)
A.K. Hangal ... Baba (in the lighthouse)
Shafi Inamdar ... Vikram
Sudhir Pandey
Satish Kaushik ... Batuk Lal
Kiran Vairale Kiran Vairale ... Maria (the bride)
Lilliput Lilliput ... Cheena
Goga Kapoor ... Thekedaar
Sharat Saxena
Hari Shukla Hari Shukla
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Storyline

Raja, a fisherman is secretly in love with Mona. When wealthy Ravi comes to live with his grandmother, Kamladevi, he sees Mona and falls in love with her. Mona also reciprocates his love. Raja is devastated by this turn of events. But when Kamladevi gets to know that Ravi is seeing Mona, she puts pressure on Mona to give up Ravi and marry someone else. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

9 August 1985 (India) See more »

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Runtime:

(1988 video release)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

RD Burman was inspired by Pink Floyd's song "Shine On You Crazy Diamond". Years later he composed the Bengali song "TUMI KOTO JE DURE KOTHA JE HARIE GELE" with the similar tune. He later used the tune of that Bengali song and composed the background music of Dimple Kapadia swimming in Saagar. Years later RD Burman used the same music and composed a full fledged song. Aaja Mere Jaan was not a movie planned for RD Burman. It was Anuradha Paudwal which had given him the offer to compose an album for her featuring 8 duets .There were 4 singers selected to accompany her.There were SP Balasubramaniam , Amit Kumar, Shailendra Singh and Danny Denzongpa. However, then the company sat on those songs and they were not released. One of the songs composed was "AAJA MERI JAAN" which was used as the title song for the movie. 20 years later, Bhushan Kumar got DJ Phukan to compose a new version of the song with singer Mauli. This song was in the movie I Love New Year. See more »

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Referenced in Student of the Year (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Sagar Kinare
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Performed by Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar
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Just a few technical issues here n there but truly a classic film!
24 May 2012 | by varuna12See all my reviews

Saagar boasts of amazing performances by Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia and awesome Kamala Hassan.

Wonderful music and vocals over some very nice cinematography and locations makes this film definitely a audio-visual treat.

Story might sound like a clichéd love triangle but the treatment is quite different which makes it very interesting! A bit predictable at times but the performances are so brilliant that the viewer is sucked in and he waits to see what is going to happen next.

One of the better films out of our Indian Film Industry called Bollywood. A perfect combo of music, cinematography and performances, and of course story telling!

I would rate this film 8 / 10!

I am still buzzing with the wonderful music by the master R.D.Burman!

Superb!


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