Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)

 ●  Hindi ● 3 hrs 0 mins

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'Dil To Pagal Hai' is a emotionally-charged and ebullient romance that also delves into concepts such as fate, destiny, choice and control. It soulfully portrays the influence of feelings and emotions on our behaviours and actions. It is the story of Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) who does not believe in love. He fails to understand how two people can spend their entire lives together. He is a choreographer who owns a dance troupe and expends all his creative energies on composing new routines. An integral part of his troupe and his life is Nisha (Karisma Kapoor) who believes that love is friendship and that one day Rahul will realise her silent love for him and reciprocate it. When Rahul envisions a romantic theme for a new musical, and Nisha, his regular heroine is unable to perform due to an injury, he is forced to look for another dancer to fulfil the role, and thus Pooja enters his life. Pooja (Madhuri Dixit) is beautiful, sweet, and an exceptionally talented dancer, who believes that there is someone who is made for her and that she is destined to meet that person. How will Pooja's entry into his life affect Rahul? Will his concepts about love be impacted? What will happen to Nisha's love for Rahul?
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Cast: Madhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh Khan

Crew: Yash Chopra (Director), Manmohan Singh (Director of Photography), Uttam Singh (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance

Release Dates: 31 Oct 1997 (India)

Tagline: A yash chopra musical.

Hindi Name: दिल तो पागल है

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Did you know? This film and Heyy Babyy (2007) are the only two movies to feature both Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar. Read More
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as Pooja
as Rahul
Special Appearance
as Ajay
as Nisha's Dai
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as Ajay's father
as Ajay's mother
as Ajay
as Nisha
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actor
as Background Dancer in Dil Le Gayi
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actress
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Supporting Actress

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Director

Production

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Production Manager

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Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Associate Cameraman
Still Photographer
Camera Assistant

Music

Music Director
Lyricist
Background Music

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Location Sound Recordist
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Sound Format Supervisor
Dubbing Coordinator

Art

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Choreography

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Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
Music Label: Saregama India Limited
05:36

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Udit Narayan, Lata Mangeshkar
05:35

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Udit Narayan, Lata Mangeshkar
04:15

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan
05:18

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Udit Narayan, Lata Mangeshkar
06:45

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Udit Narayan, Lata Mangeshkar
05:30

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Udit Narayan, Lata Mangeshkar
03:26

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Hariharan, Lata Mangeshkar
05:41

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Udit Narayan, Asha Bhosle
02:05

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Playback Singer: Udit Narayan, Lata Mangeshkar

Music Director: Uttam Singh
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Taglines:
A yash chopra musical.
Someone, somewhere is made for you.
Movie Connection(s):
Reference: Annie Hall (English)
Referenced in: Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 (Hindi)
Referenced in: Chennai Express (Hindi)
Referenced in: Amar Akbar Anthony (Malayalam)
Referenced in: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (Hindi)
Trivia:
The role of Nisha was offered to Raveena Tandon, Juhi Chawla, Kajol, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar and Shilpa Shetty, who all turned it down. Ironically, Karishma Kapoor, who finally took the role, won the National Award for her performance.

This film and Heyy Babyy (2007) are the only two movies to feature both Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar.

Music director Uttam Singh spent two years composing the film's music.

The movie was initially titled Mohabbat Kar Le.