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Taal (1999)

Not Rated | | Musical, Romance | 13 August 1999 (India)
On a sight-seeing road trip of India, U.K. based Manav Mehta meets Mansi, the daughter of a singer, Tarababu. He is attracted to her, and makes his attraction known. She also is attracted ... 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

On a sight-seeing road trip of India, U.K. based Manav Mehta meets Mansi, the daughter of a singer, Tarababu. He is attracted to her, and makes his attraction known. She also is attracted to him eventually. Her dad approves of Manav, and both go to Bombay to meet his family. On their arrival itself, they are shunned and treated as second class citizens, and this lasts throughout the day, with the treatment getting worst at every point. Both decide to leave. Mansi decides to improve her career, leaving the past behind, and meets with Vikrant Kapoor, who helps her get started. Both see each other regularly, and soon decide to get married. In the meantime, Manav has not given up hope to marry Mansi, despite opposition from his and her families. Manav relentlessly purses his dream of marrying Mansi, even on the day of her marriage to Vikrant. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Don't fall .. rise in love. 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

"Rebel Music" by Wyclef Jean feat. Prodigy sampled the song "Kya Dekh Rahe Ho Tum " from Taal. See more »

Goofs

Mansi leaves Vikram and runs to Manav. While running she holds her long flowing skirt in hand. It should be remembered that a little while ago Mansi's hands were bleeding when she cracked a glass with her bare hands. However when she held her skirt there were no blood stains were left on it. See more »

Quotes

Vikrant Kapoor: We sell pain, we don't buy it.
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Connections

Referenced in Bollywood Bound (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Kahin Aag Lage
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Sung by Asha Bhosle, Aditya Narayan and Richa Sharma
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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Stunning...
28 February 2002 | by sweetrupturedlightSee all my reviews

What a breath-taking movie. I loved it from start to finish. I was initially not a very big Aishwayra Rai fan, but after her performance, i have begun to re-evaluate that thought. She was excellent. The rest of the cast was good too. Akshaye Khanna was good in his role, perhaps lacking a bit of conviction, but a more than decent performance.

So the plot? Rich Boy see's poor girl, falls instantly in love, and the uphill battle ensue's for love to prevail. Nothing groundbreaking, but the cinematography was brilliant, and the soundtrack is wqually beautiful, if not better. A must see!


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