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Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003)

Geeta Rao has two admirers - one is Siddharth Tyabji and the other is Vikram Malhotra circa 1969 West Bengal that is witnessing it's struggle against the ruling Congress party, joining ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Siddharth Tyabji
... Vikram Malhotra
... Geeta Rao
... Arun Mehta
... Senior Bihari constable
... Randhir Singh
Jasbir Malik ... Mehmood Tyabji
Sohrab Ardeshir ... The maharaja
... Politician Sadiq
... Daryll
Anupam Shyam ... SHO Jhanda Singh
... Comrade Probir
Akhil Mishra ... Vikram's father
Yusuf Hussain ... Senior politician
Manohar Khushlani ... Hotelier Wadhwani
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Geeta Rao has two admirers - one is Siddharth Tyabji and the other is Vikram Malhotra circa 1969 West Bengal that is witnessing it's struggle against the ruling Congress party, joining forces with left-wing Marxist and Communist parties. While Siddharth is directly involved in this struggle, Geeta and Vikram are romantically involved. When Vikram does not make any move toward marriage, despite of being introduced to Geeta's Madras-based family, she decides to give up on him, and he starts his romance with another young woman. While students continue to voice their disapproval of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Allahabad High Court gives a judgment indicting her for several offenses under the Representation of People Act. Mrs. Gandhi then uses her powers to clamp Emergency, taking away all powers of the judiciary, giving police virtually unlimited powers to the Police to detain anyone under the National Security Act, imprisoning leaders of all political parties, empowering her son, ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Politics, Love, Ambition. Can You Handle Them All? See more »

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INR 1,988,000 (India), 22 April 2005
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The film was originally titled " Twist With Destiny". See more »

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References Georgy Girl (1966) See more »

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Bavra Maan
Written by Swanand Kirkire
Composed by Shantanu Moitra
Performed by Shubha Mudgal
Courtesy of Virgin Records India
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We thought emotions(esp. love) were abstract entities but this film makes you think again..
17 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Top-notch performances, touching back-ground score and its intense script take 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi' to never-before-scaled heights of cinema.Its a movie about believing in something so unconditionally, that you give whatever it takes to stand up for it..even if it is your life.

The film showcases the three selfless lives of free India's first generation in their youth set in the back-drop of Naxalite moment and Emergency.

Shiny Ahuja is dynamic as Vikram.Kay Kay Menon(Siddrath) conveys more through his expressions and tone than this dialogs, once again proving his excellence as an actor.Chitrangada Singh(Geeta) ligths up every frame not only with her flawless beauty but, equally with her deep performance as well.she is simply brilliant. This movie sets the standard for excellence in cinema.A true masterpiece.


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