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Director  Lawrence DSouza
Release date  August 30, 1991 (India)
Country  India
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance, Musical
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Language  Hindi
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Release date  20 December 1991
Writer  Reema Rakesh Nath (dialogue), Reema Rakesh Nath (screenplay), Reema Rakesh Nath (story)
Music director  Nadeem–Shravan, Sameer, Shravan Rathod, Nadeem Saifee
Songs  Dekha Hai Pehli Baar
Similar movies  Pitch Perfect 2, Birdman, Frozen, Mulan, Aladdin, Hercules

Saajan


Saajan (English: Beloved) is a 1991 Indian romantic drama film directed by Lawrence D'Souza and starring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan. It was released on 30 August 1991. The film was a blockbuster at the box office emerging as the highest grossing Bollywood film of 1991 and the fifth highest grossing Hindi film of the 90s decade. It has gone on to grow a strong cult following, particularly due to its cast and the music.

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Synopsis

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Aman (Sanjay Dutt) is an impoverished, lame orphan who is befriended by wealthy Akash Verma (Salman Khan) during his childhood. Akash's parents adopt Aman and give him their family name, so Akash and Aman grow up as brothers. While Akash is a womaniser, Aman takes to writing poems under the pen name Sagar. The poems get published, and Aman becomes very popular. One of his fans is a young woman by the name of Pooja Saxena (Madhuri Dixit), who corresponds with Sagar. Akash meets Pooja and falls head over heels in love with her. When Aman comes to know of this, he asks Akash to pose as Sagar, which he does, then Pooja and Akash fall in love with each other. A heartbroken Aman looks on, as he knows that although women may like his poetry, they will never come out openly and love him when they see his handicap. Akash discovers that Aman loves Pooja and that he is actually Sagar, through a string of events triggered by a Pankaj Udhas show. Akash confronts Aman with this and Aman admits that he loves Pooja. Pooja witnesses this encounter and becomes upset with both Akash and Aman. Later she tells Aman that she would have loved him if he had revealed the truth that he is Sagar and cries on his shoulder. Eventually Aman and Pooja unite and the film ends on a happy note.

Reception

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The film was a blockbuster at the box office emerging as the highest grossing Bollywood film of 1991 and the fifth highest grossing Hindi film of the 90s decade. It has gone on to grow a strong cult following, particularly due to its cast and the music. After two decades, the director has also planned to make a sequel for the film.

Soundtrack

The music of the film was a blockbuster with many popular songs such as "Dekha Hai Pehli Baar", "Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai", "Jiye toh Jiye Kaise" and "Bahut Pyar Karte Hai". The music is composed by Nadeem-Shravan and lyrics by Sameer. Most of the songs are sung by SP Balasubramanyam for Salman Khan. Kumar Sanu who voiced for Sanjay Dutt's character bagged his second Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song "Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai". Pankaj Udhas, Anuradha Paudwal and Alka Yagnik also rendered their voice for the album. All the singers were nominated for Filmfare Awards.

Awards

Won

  • Best Music Director – Nadeem-Shravan
  • Best Male Playback Singer – Kumar Sanu – "Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai"
  • Nominated

  • Best Film – Sudhakar Bokade
  • Best Director – Lawrence D'Souza
  • Best Actor – Sanjay Dutt
  • Best Actress – Madhuri Dixit
  • Best Lyricist – Sameer – "Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai"
  • Best Male Playback Singer – Pankaj Udhas – "Jiye To Jiye Kaise"
  • Best Male Playback Singer – S. P. Balasubrahmanyam – "Tumse Milne Ki Tamanna Hai"
  • Best Female Playback Singer – Alka Yagnik - "Dekha Hai Pehli Baar"
  • Best Female Playback Singer – Anuradha Paudwal – "Bahut Pyar Karte Hai"
  • Sequel

    Saajan 2 was announced by director Lawrence D'Souza.

    References

    Saajan Wikipedia
    Saajan IMDb Saajan themoviedb.org


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