Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (English: Being a heart (it) doesn't understand) is a 1991 Indian Hindi romantic drama film. It was produced by Gulshan Kumar, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, and starred his daughter Pooja Bhatt in her first major lead female role, while the lead male role was played by Aamir Khan. Supporting roles were played by Anupam Kher, Sameer Chitre, and Tiku Talsania, while Deepak Tijori made a special appearance.
The movie was a box office success and earned a 'HIT' verdict, boosting the career of newcomer Pooja Bhatt while cementing Aamir Khan's status as a leading movie star. The movie revolves around a spoilt heiress who runs away from home to marry a gold-digging film star. En route she is helped by a smart-alecky journalist only to end up falling for him.
It is an unofficial remake of the 1956 Bollywood film Chori Chori, which in turn was adapted from the 1934 Hollywood film It Happened One Night. In turn, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin was remade in Tamil as Kadhal Rojavae (2000) and inspired the Kannada movie Hudugaata (2007).
Pooja Dharamchand (Pooja Bhatt) is the daughter of a rich Bombay shipping tycoon, Seth Dharamchand (Anupam Kher). She is head-over-heels in love with movie star Deepak Kumar (Sameer Chitre), but her father strongly disapproves of their courtship. One night, Pooja escapes from her father's yacht and hops onto a bus to Bangalore to be with Deepak, who is shooting for a film there. Meanwhile, Seth Dharamchand, realizing his daughter has run away, dispatches private detectives to locate her.
Aboard the bus, Pooja meets Raghu Jetley (Aamir Khan), a loud-mouth journalist who has just lost his job. He offers to help her in exchange for an exclusive story on her, which would revive his flagging career. Pooja is forced to agree to his demands, as he threatens to let her father know of her whereabouts should she not comply. After both of them happen to miss the bus , Raghu and Pooja go through various adventures together and find themselves falling in love with one another.
Raghu desires to marry Pooja, but knows that financially he is in no shape to do so. He simply wanted a story on her life and never wanted to win her heart. Pooja also falls for Raghu and she decides to go with him, but a misunderstanding leads her to believe that Raghu was just looking for a story and not her love.
She calls it quits, returns home and agrees to marry Deepak. However, her father learns about Raghu when he comes to him to take back his money, spent by Raghu on Pooja on his way to Bangalore. He realises how Raghu has taken care of Pooja during the trip. Pooja misunderstands him and believes that he might have come for the reward announced by her rich father. At last her father tells Pooja that Raghu is the right man for her and that he has not come for the reward. On the wedding day she realises that Raghu really loves her and then runs away from the marriage mandap to Raghu her father supports her.Aamir Khan as Raghu Jetley, press reporter
Pooja Bhatt as Pooja Dharamchand Jetley
Anupam Kher as Dharamchand
Tiku Talsania In a special appearance as an editor of Daily Toofan newspaper
Avtar Gill in a special appearance as a kidnapper
Javed Khan in a special appearance as a purse snatcher
Sameer Chitre as film actor Deepak Kumar
Rakesh Bedi as private detective
Veerendra Saxena as private detective
Mushtaq Khan in a special appearance as a bus conductor
Shammi in a special appearance as a Parsi lady who gives lift
Rajesh Puri in a special appearance as a Dharamchand's P.A.
Amrit Patel in a special appearance as an inn manager
Shubha Khote in a special appearance as an inn manager
Deepak Tijori Special appearance in the song "Galyat Sankali"
The Soundtrack Of The Movie Is Composed By The Music Duo Nadeem-Shravan.The Song Lyrics Planned By Sameer and Faaiz Anwar. All the songs are sung by Anuradha Paudwal along with co-singers Kumar Sanu, Abhijeet, Babla Mehta & Debashish Dasgupta. The Songs Dil Tujhpe Aa Gaya and Galyat Sankali Sonyachi were originally voiced by Kumar Sanu but later was released with voiceover by Abhijeet and Babla Mehta respectively.
Anuradha paudwal won filmfare for song dil hai ke manta nahin in 1992.