Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
|Hum Hai Rahi Pyar Ke|
|Directed by||Mahesh Bhatt|
|Produced by||Tahir Hussain|
|Screenplay by||Aamir Khan
|Story by||Robin Bhatt|
|Editing by||Sanjay Sankla|
|Distributed by||T V Films|
|Release dates||July 23, 1993|
|Running time||155 min.|
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (Hindi: हम हैं राही प्यार के translation: We Are Travelers on the Path of Love) is a 1993 Bollywood comedy-drama film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, produced by Tahir Hussain and with a musical score by Nadeem-Shravan. It stars Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla. The film is a remake of the Hollywood film Houseboat (1958), starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren. The film fetched the Filmfare Best Actress Award for Juhi Chawla, and director Mahesh Bhatt won the 1994 National Film Award - Special Jury Award. The film also won the Filmfare Best Film Award. It was generally alleged during the time that the movie was ghost-directed by Aamir Khan because Mahesh Bhatt did not show up at the sets several times. The film was Super hit at the box office.
Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the caretaker of a garment company that has a pending order of two lakh shirts to Mr Bijlani. Rahul is also the guardian of his deceased sister's mischievous kids: Sunny, Munni, and Vicky. He finds it hard to control the kids, as he is new to this. When the kids cause trouble, Rahul punishes them by locking them in their room. However, the children escape and head for a carnival in town.
Vyjayanti (Juhi Chawla) is the bubbly daughter of a South-Indian businessman and music-lover. Her father wants her to get married to Natarajan, an Iyer-clan music legend, who is somewhat creepy in nature. Vyjayanti refuses to marry him; as punishment, she is also locked up but escapes. She meets the three kids at the carnival and they become friends. Vyjayanti explains that she has no home as of now so the children, who have taken a liking to her, invite her to stay with them.
The children go to great lengths to hide Vyjayanti from Rahul. In a row of hilarious sequences, they are always one step ahead of Rahul before he can discover Vyjayanti. Two nights later however, Vyjayanti is revealed. Initially angry, Rahul sees that the children love her so he gives her a job as the children's governess. Vyjayanti begins to live with Rahul and the kids and slowly falls in love with Rahul.
Maya, a seductive, glitzy woman obsessed with Rahul, turns out to be Bijlani's daughter. She wants to marry Rahul, and Rahul approves, deciding that it would benefit the children. When Vyjayanti and the children find out, Vyjayanti is heartbroken and the kids are upset, as they dislike Maya. At the engagement, Vyjayanti explains to the kids that she loves Rahul and wants to marry him. The kids come up with a plan to stop the engagement. They crash the party with a dramatic act, which successfully postpones the engagement, but angers Rahul. Back home, he scolds Vyjayanti and she admits that she loves him, shocking him.
The next morning, Bijlani comes with Maya to offer Rahul a second chance. Rahul defends Vyjayanti against their insults, thereby expressing his own love for her. The mischievous kids chase Bijlani and Maya out of the house with rotten eggs and tomatoes. As revenge, Bijlani and Maya set on auctioning Rahul's house. Rahul asks his workers to work overtime to make up for the shirt orders, which the supportive workers agree to. A successful two lakh shirts are made and loaded to be delivered to Bijlani. Bijlani hires some thugs to ensure that the truck doesn't arrive on time. Much to their distaste, Rahul is able to arrive on time with the order, and Bijlani and Maya are arrested.
Vyjayanti is reunited with her father, who disapproves of her marrying anyone outside the Iyer clan. All the factory workers, Rahul's colleagues, and the children request him to allow Rahul and Vyjayanti to marry. With so much persistence, he accepts and Vyjayanti and Rahul are finally married in a South-Indian ceremony.
- Aamir Khan as Rahul Malhotra
- Juhi Chawla as Vyjayanti Iyer
- Dalip Tahil as Sindhi Businessman Bijlani
- Navneet Nishan as Maya
- K.D.Chandran as Mr. Iyer
- Veeru Krishnan as Natraj Iyer
- Tiku Talsania as Adv. Homi Wadia
- Mushtaq Khan as Bhagwati Prasad Mishra / Mishraji
- Javed Khan as Thief Chhotya
- Sharokh Irani as Vicky
- Kunal Khemu as Sunny
- Baby Ashrafa as Munni
|1||"Ghunghat Ki Aaad Se Dilbar Ka"||Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik||06:17|
|2||"Mujhse Mohabbat Ka Izhar"||Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik||05:07|
|3||"Yunhi Kat Jaayega Safar Saath"||Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik||07:40|
|4||"Woh Meri Need Mera Chain Mujhe"||Anuradha Paudwal||05:03|
|5||"Bambai Se Gayi Poona"||Alka Yagnik||04:23|
|6||"Chikni Soorat Tu Kahan Tha"||Kumar Sanu||04:24|
The awards shown in bold are those that were won, and those not shown in bold are nominations:
- Filmfare Best Film Award
- Filmfare Best Actress Award - Juhi Chawla
- Filmfare Best Lyricist Award - Sameer
- National Film Special Jury Award - Mahesh Bhatt
- National Film Award - Best Female Playback Singer - Alka Yagnik for "Goonghat Ki Aad Se"
- Filmfare Best Director Award - Mahesh Bhatt
- Filmfare Best Actor Award - Aamir Khan
- Filmfare Best Female Playback Award - Alka Yagnik
- Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Nadeem-Shravan
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