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Chaahat (1996)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 6 June 1996 (India)
Street-wise musician Roop Singh Rathod must take his father, Shambunath to Mumbai in order to seek medical treatment for a throat ailment. Once in Mumbai Roop takes up a job as a singer in ... See full summary »

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Mahesh Bhatt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Naseeruddin Shah ... Ajay Narang
Shah Rukh Khan ... Roop Singh Rathod
Pooja Bhatt ... Pooja
Anupam Kher ... Shambunath Singh Rathod
Ramya Krishnan ... Reshma Narang (as Ramyah)
Avtar Gill ... Pooja's uncle 'Mama'
Mushtaq Khan ... Anna
Tiku Talsania ... Traffic cop
Pankaj Berry Pankaj Berry ... Raja
Anant Jog ... Minister K.K. Singh
Razak Khan ... Pooja's Brother
Shri Vallabh Vyas ... Patel (as Srivallabh Vyas)
Charlie Charlie ... Pooja's Brother
Rajni Bala Rajni Bala ... (as Rajani Bala)
Nilofar Nilofar ... (as Nilofer)
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Storyline

Street-wise musician Roop Singh Rathod must take his father, Shambunath to Mumbai in order to seek medical treatment for a throat ailment. Once in Mumbai Roop takes up a job as a singer in a wealthy business-man Ajay Narang's hotel. Roop's life takes a new turn when Ajay's only sister, Reshma fascinates him; unknown to her that Roop is in love with Pooja,who is a doctor by profession. When Reshma gets aware of this; she informs Ajay who will go to any length for his sister's happiness - even kill Roop. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 June 1996 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Desire See more »

Filming Locations:

'Nab' school for blinds, India See more »

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Bhatt Productions See more »
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In,1992 Mahesh Bhatt had launched film titled Chahat with Ajay Devgan. It was shelved. See more »

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Shah Rukh's one of the best films.
19 May 2009 | by mitrtaSee all my reviews

The film is about a rich girl's (who's the sister of a big don) obsession with a poor boy (Shah Rukh). Unfortunately, this poor boy loves an ordinary girl so much that he defies every move of the rich girl and her brother that would bring this poor boy closer to the rich girl.

Shah Rukh has acted one of his best performances in this film. It's really surprising that the film wasn't a commercial success as it had basically every element that is required for pure entertainment. This film was definitely better than some of the other hopeless Bollywood films.

Overall, I would recommend everyone (especially Shah Rukh's fans) to watch this film if you haven't. The songs of the film are pretty decent too.


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