Rahul (film)

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Rahul
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DVD cover
Directed by Prakash Jha
Produced by Sudhir Mishra
Subhash Ghai
Screenplay by Anuradha Tiwari
Starring Master Yash Pathak
Neha
Rajeshwari Sachdev
Music by Anu Malik
Cinematography Arvind K.
Edited by Onir
Distributed by Mukta Arts
Release dates
6 April 2001
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget $32,000

Rahul (known as Yeh Mera Rahul in India) is an Indian Emotional Drama film directed and produced by Prakash Jha.[1] The film stars Neha, Neena Kulkarni and Gulshan Grover are in leadroles.

Synopsis[edit]

Mira (Neha) comes from a very wealthy family, however, she wants to get married to Akash Sharma (Jatin Grewal), who is not so wealthy. Against the wishes of her mother and brother, Mira gets married to Akash. Akash and Mira start a life full of love. Once Rahul is born Mira's family forgives them. Akash has his own small business of travel. He is dedicated towards work but would not earn money by cheating. On Rahul's first birthday Akash gives Mira the permission of inviting her family. At the venue Mira's family comes along and insults Akash to the core. This infuriates Akash and he hits Mira's brother. Mira asks Akash to ask forgiveness from his brother which the former refuses. Mira's family forcibly takes her away from Akash. She is also forced to leave behind her son Rahul. Akash and Mira get divorced in the court and fearing that Akash might take his life in absence of Rahul, Mira is forced to give the custody of her only child to Akash, until he is at least 5 years old.

Rahul who had been so long living with his father misses his mother very much. His father has infiltrated the idea in him that his mother is very bad. However, he finds out from John uncle that Mira is very good and that she lives in Mahabaleshwar with her parents. Rahul secretly goes and meets her, after which he finds out that his mother is very loving and caring towards him. Rahul and Mira continue to meet each other secretly. Meanwhile Rahul falls ill quite often, which leads others including the family doctor to suggest that Akash goes for a second marriage with Shiela. Shiela too cares for Rahul. Akash initially refuses but eventually agrees for the sake of Rahul. Rahul likes Shiela but cannot take her to be his mother. Mira comes to know the fact that Akash is getting ready for a second marriage. Mira's family also wants her to get married to Naveen.

One day Akash finds out that Mira and Rahul are in touch. He forces the kid to tell Mira that he hates her. This creates a tremendours pressure on Rahul's mind who gets drenched in rain and falls sick. This leads Akash and Mira to come to the hospital and confront each other. Mira then realizes that her family had been selfish all along and that Akash wasn't at fault. After Rahul is saved, the two get united for the sake of Rahul.

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Soundtrack[edit]

The music is composed by Anu Malik while the lyrics are penned by Anand Bakshi.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "A Song To Sing"   Anand Bakshi Maria Goretti  
2. "Chalti Hai Purvai"   Anand Bakshi Alka Yagnik, Mahalaxmi  
3. "Ched Na Mujhko"   Anand Bakshi Hariharan, Kavita Krishnamurthy  
4. "Eh Kaash Aisa Hota"   Anand Bakshi Ustad Sultan Khan  
5. "Kaise Bhool Jaati Hai"   Anand Bakshi Sonali Bajpai  
6. "Piya Ki Jogan"   Anand Bakshi Sunidhi Chauhan, Richa Sharma  
7. "Tu Mujhe Kaise Bhool Jaata Hai"   Anand Bakshi Alka Yagnik  
8. "Vah Re Vah"   Anand Bakshi Roop Kumar Rathod, Deepali Somaiya  

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