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Aur Ek Prem Kahani

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Aur Ek Prem Kahani
Directed byBalu Mahendra
Written byBalu Mahendra
Produced byMahesh Bhatt
Amit Khanna
StarringRamesh Aravind
Heera Rajagopal
Sudhir Ahuja
CinematographyBalu Mahendra
Edited byBalu Mahendra
Music byIlayaraaja
Distributed byEros
Release date
  • 21 June 1996 (1996-06-21)

Aur Ek Prem Kahani (English: Another Love Story) is a 1996 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Balu Mahendra. The film features Ramesh Aravind, Sudhir Ahuja, and Heera Rajagopal. Co-starring in the film are Revathi Menon and Akshay Anand. The film is a remake of Balu Mahendra's Kannada film Kokila.[1]


Ranganathan (Sudhir Ahuja) is a middle aged engineer who lives in a middle class home in Madras with his wife Kamala (Sushma) and daughter Kokila (Heera Rajgopal), who is a medical student. Manga, (Revathy) a maid, lives with them and is treated like a member of the family. As Ranganathan travels a lot and his wife is not well, the family decides to keep a paying guest. Sathyamoorthy a bank executive (Arvind Ramesh) comes to live in the Ranganathan household. Kokila and Sathyamoorthy fall in love and plan to get married with her parents' consent. Meanwhile, one night perchance Sathya and the maid Manga are alone in the house. One thing leads to another and before they realise, they end up making love. Kokila remains unaware of this incident even as Manga knows about Kokila's affair with Sathya. Sathya soon forgets the Manga episode and continues his romance with Kokila. One day while Kokila is away on a college tour, Satya is informed by Manga that she is pregnant and hopes he will not let her down. Sathya suggests that Manga abort the child. Manga is shattered and leaves the Ranganathan house. Kokila comes back from the college tour and finds Sathya missing. He has vacated the room, says her mother, and all attempts by Kokila to trace him remain futile. Kokila and Sathya meet each other accidentally, after few years in a village where she has gone as a doctor. She discovers Satya has married Manga and they have a young daughter whom they have named Kokila.



Music is provided by Ilaiyaraja.[2] He has recycled his own tunes from Johnny, Alaigal Oivathillai, Manvasanai and Olangal.

# Track Singer(s) Original Movie Original Song Language
1 "Naina Bole Naina" (part 1) Asha Bhosle Johnny "Kaatril... Enthan Geetham" Tamil
2 "Hona Hai Tho" Mano, Asha Bhosle Mann Vasanai "Pothi Vacha Malliga" Tamil
3 "Monday Tho Utkar" Mano, Preeti Uttam Singh Olangal "Thumbi Vaa.." Malayalam
4 "Meri Zindagi" Asha Bhosle Alaigal Oivathillai "Kaadhal Oviyam..." Tamil
5 "Naina Bole Naina" (part 2) Asha Bhosle Johnny "Kaatril... Enthan Geetham" Tamil


  1. ^ "Kokila was Balu's first as director". The Hindu. 14 February 2014. Archived from the original on 14 September 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Ilayaraja's 'Thumbi vaa' is hummed in 7 different ways!". Malayala Manorama. 9 May 2018. Archived from the original on 7 January 2019. Retrieved 28 June 2021.

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