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Socha Na Tha (2005)

A boy is forced meet a girl for an arranged marriage but even though he refuses the match, they secretly become friends. As things get complicated and both get engaged to different people they realize they've fallen in love with each other.

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Viren Oberoi
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Aditi
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Viren's bhabhi
Apoorva Jha ...
Karen Fernandes
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Aditi's aunt
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Aditi's Sister
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Lushin Dubey ...
Karen's Mother
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Aisha takia's granny
Anamika Goel
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Shiva
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Salim Shah ...
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Shakti Singh
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Mr. Oberoi is a wealthy industrialist, and lives a comfortable lifestyle, with this two sons. The elder son is married, and Mr Oberoi wants his second son, Viren, to marry too. He has already selected a bride for him in Aditi Malhotra. Though Viren has always lived in his father and brother's shadows, he is quite romantic at heart, and hopes to fall in love first and then marry the girl of his choice. The presence of Aditi prevents this, and he makes all attempts not to marry her. He succeeds, the wedding arrangements are all called off. Then he meets the girl of his dreams, Karen Fernandes, and proposes marriage to her. The only setback he sees that she is a Catholic, and he, a Hindu. However, that is soon overcome. Everything seems to go on smoothly between both the families, when Viren falls out of love with Karen, and wants to cancel the wedding. When questioned about his change in mind, he responds that he is in love with Aditi. But Aditi will not have anything to do with him ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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INR 12,487,000 (India), 11 March 2005
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Dharmendra produced this movie as a launch pad for his nephew Abhay Deol. Dharmendra earlier had successfully launched both his sons Sunny Deol in Betaab and Bobby Deol in Barsaat. Both these movies were commercial hits but he couldn't repeat the same success with Abhay. Though the movie didn't do good at the box office, it has since gained a cult following. See more »

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Wonderful movie
6 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

A very light hearted and straight forward movie, Socha Naa Tha might have crashed at the box-office. But it touches hearts in a way that not many movies do. Director Imtiaz Ali has directed a wonderful plot which is very usual in any Indian household. The chemistry between the couple is very naturally presented. I had fallen in love with this movie instantly. The lyrics of the songs may seem vague at first. But they relate and amalgamate to situations so appropriately. The dialogues are very 'day to day'... which contribute that the movie is not out of this world. I would say it is a better movie than Jab We Met, the second movie by Imtiaz Ali.


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