Akele Hum Akele Tum

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Akele Hum Akele Tum
Akele Hum Akele Tum 1995 film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Mansoor Khan
Produced by Ratan Jain
Written by Mansoor Khan
Nasir Hussain (dialogue)
Starring Aamir Khan
Manisha Koirala
Master Adil
Music by Anu Malik
Cinematography Baba Azmi
Edited by Zafar Sultan
Distributed by United Seven Combines
Release date(s) November 30, 1995
Running time 160 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Akele Hum Akele Tum (English: I'm Just Alone, So Are You) is a 1995 Hindi musical drama romance film. It starred Aamir Khan, Manisha Koirala and Master Adil, and was directed by Mansoor Khan. The music is by Anu Malik and the lyrics are by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The plot of this film is based on 1979 Academy Award winning film Kramer vs. Kramer, starring Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman. The film did not fare as expected at the box office.[1]

Plot[edit]

Rohit Kumar (Aamir Khan) is an aspiring playback singer while Kiran (Manisha Koirala) is an ambitious classical singer-in-training. They meet, relate to each other's sentiments, fall in love and get married. When Kiran's parents oppose their marriage, they decide to lead a separate life.

However, after marriage, Kiran's ambitions take a back seat as she feels suppressed by her household responsibilities and her son's look after. Time fails to abate Kiran's frustration until she decides to leave Rohit and start a new life all over again. Now a loner, Rohit is forced to look after both his son and his own falling career. After some obvious teething troubles, Rohit succeeds in creating a separate world for himself and his son, Sunil.

Meanwhile, Kiran becomes a huge film star. She tries to reconcile with Rohit but as luck would have it, Rohit is a proud man and misinterprets her support as her pity and things become worse. A court case is eventually filed for the custody of Sunil.

Rohit faces a tough time preparing for the case as his financial position is not as sound as Kiran's. He sells his best songs at a very low price so that he can fight the custody battle. During the court battle, Kiran's lawyer Bhujbal (Paresh Rawal) uses every possible trick to show that Rohit does not deserve the custody of his child. He even uses the information that Rohit had told Kiran (only because he felt that she had a right to know about her son's life) against him. Rohit instructs his lawyer to fight the case honestly as he does not wish to hurt Kiran and her reputation. In the end the court rules in favor of the mother and Kiran is given custody of the child. During this time, common friends of Rohit and Kiran try to explain to Kiran that Rohit had changed for the better and that he was now very much attached to his son. Kiran also realises that their son would never find happiness only with her. She tells Rohit that she will not take Sonu away and that she wants him to stay at his own home to which Rohit replies that this was Kiran's home as well. Kiran seemingly moves to get out of the house but then closes the door and smiles.

Rohit and Kiran hug each other and their son and the movie ends.

Cast[edit]

Box Office[edit]

Akele Hum Akele Tum grossed INR8,25,00,000. The movie was declared average .[1]

Music[edit]

The music was given by Anu Malik and the song "Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar" sung by Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik went on to become a big hit.

Title Singer(s) Length
"Aisa Zakham Diya Hai" Udit Narayan, Shankar Mahadevan & Aamir Khan 06.51
"Akele Hum Akele Tum" Udit Narayan & Aditya Narayan 04.48
"Raja Ko Rani Se Pyaar" Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik 06.12
"Dil Mera Churaya Kyun" Kumar Sanu & Anu Malik 04.38
"Dil Kehta Hai" Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik 06.44
"Raja Ko Rani Se Pyaar" Udit Narayan & Alka Yagnik 05.02

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.boxofficeindia.com/showProd.php?itemCat=201&catName=MTk5NQ==

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