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Deewaanapan (2001)

Not Rated | | Action, Romance | 16 November 2001 (India)
A rebel crosses swords with an influential rich man after falling in love with his daughter. However the girl's father is hell bent to break their relation at any cost.

Director:

Ashu Trikha

Writer:

Rajesh Singh (dialogue script)
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Credited cast:
Arjun Rampal ... Suraj Saxena
Dia Mirza ... Kiran Choudhary (as Diya Mirza)
Vinod Khanna ... Ranvir Choudhury
Om Puri ... Prakash Saxena - Suraj's dad
Smita Jaykar ... Mrs. Prakash Saxena - Suraj's mom
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Somesh Agarwal Somesh Agarwal
Rakesh Bedi ... Raju (the guide)
Carl Carl
Avtar Gill ... Chief Minister
Mazhar Mazhar
Amita Nangia ... Asha (Suraj's sister)
Vishwajeet Pradhan ... Football Team Coach
Kabir Sadanand ... Suraj's College Friend
Raju Samtani Raju Samtani
Sharat Saxena ... Shankar Deshpande

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Suraj Saxena (Arjun Rampal) lives in a remote hill station in India with his dad (Om Puri), mom (Smita Jaykar), and sister, Asha (Amita Nangia). One day he meets with Kiran Choudhary (Diya Mirza), who has come on holiday trip with a group of girls. He offers to show her around and they fall in love with each other. Suraj is unable to see her home by the train as his dad has chest pains and has to be rushed to hospital. But Suraj is unable to get Kiran out of his mind and heart. After his sister get's married, the family decide to relocate to Bombay, where Suraj enlists in College and makes several new friends, as well as becomes a popular football player. He eventually meets Kiran and both renew their romance. Ranvir Choudhary (Vinod Khanna) does not appreciate the attentions of a poor man like Suraj on his daughter, and has Suraj brought up before him and introduced to his many friends, which include prominent lawyers, politicians, high ranking civil and municipal employees, the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Action | Romance

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Released on Diwali. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to remove scenes of moderate violence in two sequences in order to obtain a PG classification. An uncut 12 classification was available. See more »

Soundtracks

Haan Mera Deewaanapan - II
Written by Sameer
Composed by Aadesh Shrivastava
Performed by Shaan and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Arjun shines in a role that was made for him
12 February 2002 | by sweetrupturedlightSee all my reviews

I have to start off by saying that i agree with the entire population when they say that the only good thing about Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat was Arjun Rampal's performance. I also have to add that i have been a fan from that moment on. Deewanapan was a very interesting movie for me to watch. It was not really an excellent movie, the plot has been done a thousand times before, and the music is average. The direction was good though but Arjun carries the entire movie on his shoulders.

After a typical bollywood opening to the movie, the pace picks up and Arjun just gets better and better. After seeing this movie i believe that he can play a villan equally as well as a romantic lead. The way he changes his facial expressions in some scenes and then be someone totally different in another was great. His female lead was a bit weak though, but she improves as the movie progressess. The fight scenes are superb and i applaud Arjun's efforts. Anyone who says that this supermodel, turned actor cannot act, has to see this movie and revise that opinion.

Arjun is a definite star of the future. His popularity is already growing, so watch out Hrithik, i see a storm ahead!


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Hindi

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INR55,000,000 (estimated)
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