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Taal (1999)

Not Rated | | Musical, Romance | 13 August 1999 (India)
Manav, the son of a wealthy NRI falls in love with Mansi, the daughter of a poor but respected music teacher. Their relationship is mocked by Manav's family, humiliating Mansi due to her ... See full summary »

Director:

Subhash Ghai

Writers:

H. Banerjee (Subtitles), Sachin Bhowmick (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akshaye Khanna ... Manav Mehta
Anil Kapoor ... Vikrant Kapoor
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Mansi (as Aishwarya Rai)
Alok Nath ... Tara Babu
Amrish Puri ... Jagmohan Mehta
Sushma Seth ... Nani
Mita Vasisht ... Prabha Shankar (as Mita Vashist)
Saurabh Shukla ... Banerjee (as Saurab Shukla)
Jividha Sharma Jividha Sharma ... Illa
Tanya Mukherjee Tanya Mukherjee ... Shanno
Supriya Karnik ... Shakku Mehta
Prithvi Zutshi Prithvi Zutshi ... Deep Mohan Mehta
Manoj Pahwa ... Santram
Rajesh Khera Rajesh Khera ... Brij Mohan Mehta
Mithilesh Chaturvedi Mithilesh Chaturvedi ... Rambhajan
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Storyline

Manav, the son of a wealthy NRI falls in love with Mansi, the daughter of a poor but respected music teacher. Their relationship is mocked by Manav's family, humiliating Mansi due to her social status. Enters Vikrant Kapoor, a record producer who not only discover Mansi's knack for singing and dancing but helps Mansi climb the ladder of success, eventually becoming a singing sensation throughout India and globally. Manav discovering the ill treatment his family gave to Mansi tries to make amends but is met with two obstacles. One being Mansi ignoring him, and two being Vikrant, who has also developed feelings for her and wants to marry her.

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The Beat of Passion See more »

Genres:

Musical | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Tamil

Release Date:

13 August 1999 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Ritmus See more »

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Trivia

The song "Taal Se Taal Mila" was sampled by Taz of Stereo Nation for his song "Hilgaya ; Pyar Da Peg Piladeh".This song was in the album "Jaawani On The Rocks.". See more »

Goofs

When Aishwarya leaves Akshaye's house she has no earrings but later she has earrings.. See more »

Quotes

Vikrant Kapoor: To become rich it is important to have greed.
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Connections

Referenced in Mohabbatein (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Ishq Bina
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Sujatha, Anuradha Sriram, Sonu Nigam and A.R. Rahman
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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Musical treat
25 October 2008 | by akshayashivSee all my reviews

One of the better films i have seen.And definitely one of the better by Subaash Ghai.Though having seen Saudagar and Pardes surely Ghai has a lot of better efforts .Truly not as good as Pardes.Story is same old and the screenplay is utterly predictable.Story is just the typical old triangle boy meets girl falls in love and sons dump of girl falls in love with another guy and guy 1 returns.Climax brings every thing.The movie is not that excellent but still a well made movie

This movie is enjoyable mainly because of the songs.Songs are excellent.The best songs are Kahin Aag Laage and Ramta Jogi.And the performances are excellent.Aishwarya shines in the role of Mansi and is so easy on the eyes in the emotional and dramatic scenes unlike ones like Sushmitha.Who also happens to be a fine actress.Her dancing is amazing.Akshaye was also good.Though this is the only performance that i liked of his.Anil Kapoor superbly stands out and gives a knock out performance.Overall a simple and yet a very entertaining film


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