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Veer-Zaara (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Musical | 12 November 2004 (India)
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Veer-Zaara is a saga of love, separation, courage and sacrifice. A love story that is an inspiration and will remain a legend forever.

Director:

Yash Chopra

Writers:

Aditya Chopra (dialogue), Aditya Chopra (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Veer Pratap Singh
Preity Zinta ... Zaara Hayaat Khan
Rani Mukerji ... Saamiya Siddiqui
Kiron Kher ... Mariam Hayaat Khan (as Kirron Kher)
Divya Dutta ... Shabbo
Boman Irani ... Jahangir Hayaat Khan
Anupam Kher ... Zakir Ahmed
Amitabh Bachchan ... Chaudhary Sumer Singh (Special Appearance)
Hema Malini ... Maati (Special Appearance)
Manoj Bajpayee ... Razaa Shirazi (Special Appearance) (as Manoj Bajpai)
Zohra Sehgal ... Bebe
S.M. Zaheer S.M. Zaheer
Tom Alter
Akhilendra Mishra ... Jailor
Arun Bali
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Storyline

Squadron Leader Veer Pratap Singh (Shah Rukh Khan) is a rescue pilot with the Indian Air Force. In the line of duty he comes across a stranded Zaara (Preity Zinta) - a girl from Pakistan who has come to India to fulfill her surrogate mothers dying wish. Veer saves her life and his life is never the same again. Twenty two years later Saamia Siddiqui (Rani Mukerji), a Pakistani human rights lawyer on her first case, finds herself face to face with an ageing Veer Pratap Singh. He has languished in a Pakistan jail cell for 22 years and has not spoken to anyone all these years. And no one knows why. Her mission is to discover the truth about Veer and see to it that justice is served. VEER-ZAARA is a saga of love, separation, courage and sacrifice. A love that is divine, a love that is whole-hearted, a love that is completely consuming, a love that grows with separation and deepens with sacrifice. A love that is an inspiration - and will remain a legend forever. Written by Official Source

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Love Legend


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu | Punjabi

Release Date:

12 November 2004 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Veer & Zaara See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$843,010, 14 November 2004

Gross USA:

$2,938,532

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,887,221
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.40 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ajay Devgan was approached for the role which finally went to Manoj Bajpai. See more »

Goofs

In the Qawwali scene when Veer comes back, we see Zaara and Shabbo turning around to see him. Then when the camera comes back on them, we can see Shabbo turning around again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: One early morning / Lifting the dark blanket of the night / From its pillow of mountain peak / The sun lifted its head / And saw... / The valley's heart is filled with the season of love / And the branches of memories have sprouted / Innumerable blossoms of moments past / That begin to scent the air. / Unspoken, unheard yearnings / Half asleep, half awake / Look out sleepily at life / As it flows in wave upon wave / Every moment new, but also the same / Yes, this life! / Which ...
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Crazy Credits

The end credits also show how Veer and Zaara spend their lives in Veer's home village, including Veer playing cricket with teenagers, discussing about progress of the village and erecting two statues of Chaudhary Sumer Singh and Maati. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Blu-ray release of the movie now has the deleted song "Yeh Hum Agaye Hain Kahan" as per the director's vision. See more »

Connections

Referenced in ER: Status Quo (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Kyon Hawa
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Sonu Nigam
Commentary by Yash Chopra
Composed by Madan Mohan
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
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Emotionally powerful one that never loses its focus !
12 January 2013 | by rsabnis1See all my reviews

7 years ago, the veteran director Yash Chopra directed Shah Rukh Khan in a love triangle based movie Dil Toh Pagal Hain. After a long span of time, he came back with his highly acclaimed endeavor Veer Zaara. Not only an outstanding movie but a totally stand-out movie. The film stars Shah Rukh khan, Preity Zinta & Rani Mukherjee playing the lead roles while actors like Anupam Kher, Kirron Kher, Boman Irani comes under the supporting cast. Kudos to legends Amitabh Bachchan & Hema Malini for their cameos. The movie is set under the backdrop of enmity between India and Pakistan and the way it affects the lives of two lovers. A very old and weak Squadron Leader Veer Pratap Singh ( Shah Rukh Khan) has spend 22 years of his life in Lahore jail situated in Pakistan abandoning his freedom and happiness only for the sake of his love Zaara's happiness (Preity Zinta). A ray of hope rises in his life when rookie lawyer Samiya ( Rani) comes for the sheer reason of opening Veer's case again in the court. Major part of the film is Veer's narration of his love story to Samiya. Scenes , dialogs and Artistic direction add up to the beauty of the film. Chopra redefines the true meaning of love through this brilliance Veer Zaara. The shots taken through Punjab and Lahore are so eye-catchy and refreshing. Yash Chopra takes u on a ride in fields of Punjab, the pinds of Lahore, the snow capped mountains that charms you in every way possible. Songs touch your heart deeply. Valuable contributions by singers Lata mangeshkar, Sonu Nigam, Udit Narayan, Roop Kumar rathod, Gurudas Mann have made songs so pure and full of good-will that u literally feel the emotion in your heart. Veer Zaara will never disappoint you. Watch it for the nth time and you tend to rediscover the pure saga of love.


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