Hum Saath-Saath Hain
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|Hum Saath Saath Hain|
|Hindi||हम साथ साथ हैं|
|Directed by||Sooraj R. Barjatya|
|Produced by||Ajit Kumar Barjatya
Kamal Kumar Barjatya
|Written by||Sooraj R. Barjatya|
Saif Ali Khan
|Edited by||Mukhtar Ahmed|
|Distributed by||Rajshri Productions|
|5 November 1999|
|Box office||₹46.5 crore|
Hum Saath Saath Hain (HSSH; English: We Stand United) is a 1999 Indian Hindi language drama film written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya. The film was produced and distributed by the home production of Sooraj Barjatya, Rajshri Productions. The film stars actor Mohnish Behl, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Karishma Kapoor . While Alok Nath, Reema Lagoo and Neelam Kothari, Mahesh Takur play pivotal supporting roles.
The story centers on a family headed by Ramkishan, and containing his wife Mamta as well as three sons, played by the leading actors. The film was shot in Mumbai's Film City and in the villages of Rajasthan state.
Earning over ₹280 million (US$4.3 million), the film went on to become the highest-grossing film of the year. The film was declared a blockbuster by Box Office India. It received overwhelming response from the audiences and predominantly positive reviews from critics.
Salman Khan's performance earned him Best Actor nomination at Zee Cine Awards held in 2000. Meanwhile, Mohnish Behl received a Best Supporting Actor nomination at 45th Filmfare Awards for his performance. The film was also dubbed into the Telugu language and released with the title Premaanuraagam.
Hum Saath Saath Hain is a story of Ramkishan (Alok Nath), a popular businessman in Uttar Pradesh. He runs his company in the name of his wife Mamta (Reema Lagoo). Ramkishan has 4 children, 3 sons and a daughter. The elder son, Vivek (Mohnish Behl) is the stepson of Mamta but she considers him as his child as well. Vivek too has great respect for his step-mother. Vivek takes care of his father's business. Mamta's 1st biological son is Prem (Salman Khan). Prem is pursuing his master's degree in US. He has so much respect for his brother Vivek and considers him as a role model and leader. After Prem is Sangita (Neelam Kothari). Sangita is married to a Computer Engineer, Anand (Mahesh Takur) and they have a daughter Radhika (Zoya Afroz). She also consider Anand's elder brother Anuraag (Dhilip Dhawan) and his wife Jyoti's (Shilpa Sharma) children, Bablu (Hardik Tanna) and Raju (Zaki Mukkadam)as her own as well. Then we have Vinod (Saif Ali Khan). He is the youngest and energetic son the family and an easy-go-lucky guy. He is lazy at times but yet helps out Vivek at the office. Preeti (Sonali Bendre) is a beautiful girl, doctor by profession and the daughter of Pritam (Satish Shah), a close relative to Ramkishan's has feelings for Prem. Prem too has feelings for her and it is obvious to the family that they love each other since childhood, yet their feelings remain unspoken. Vivek is disabled in his right arm due to an accident many years ago in which he saves Prem and Vinod. This keeps away suitable brides for Vivek. On the 25th wedding anniversary party for Ramkishan and Mamta, a big business tycoon Adharsh (Rajeev Verma) comes with his only daughter Sadhna (Tabu). It is then revealed that Adharsh had thoughts of getting Sadhana married to Vivek and Ramkishan and Mamta happily accepts the proposal. Wedding bells ring in the mansion while Vinod is happy that Sapna (Karishma Kapoor) is here with them. Sapna is also a close relative to the family and just like Prem and Preeti, Vinod and Sapna also have crushes on each other. Prem returns from US long time ago but just to get caught in hustle of his younger brother and sister by teasing him with Preeti. Eventually, this leads to their engagement soon after Vivek and Sadhna's wedding reception. Between these moments, Mamta's three ladies club friends who constantly irritates Mamta's sister-in-law, always try to turn her against Vivek. Sapna's father, Dharamraj (Sadashiv Amrapurkar) also joins with them in order to get his daughter's life better by getting her married to Vinod, which is not known by Sapna at all. They try to convince her to ask her husband to separate the shares between the 3 sons equally. Later, when speaking of honeymoon for Vivek and Sadhna, Vivek suggests that everyone should come and its a holiday and not honeymoon. Everyone reluctantly agrees and gets ready to go to Rampur as per Sadhna's wish. Vinod who is deeply in love with Sapna is excited to meet her and confess his love. They reach the mansion in Rampur. Ramkishan feels that he can give the business administration to his sons and retire. He decides to give the Managing Directing post to Vivek who is the most experienced in his 3 sons. After sometime, Vinod and Sapna get engaged much to her Dharamraj's relief. Yet he tries to change Pritam's mind because he is giving Preeti's hand to Prem. But Pritam turns against him and everything goes smoothly until Sangita calls up her brother. It is revealed that Anand gets cheated by Anuraag and they are chased out to find new job and home. They go to Banglore and do a small living. Buying the chance, Mamta's friends and Dharamraj poisons her mind saying that the brothers will face issues like Anuraag and Anand and also that the 3 daughters-in-law would not get along well in future. Mamta is already confuse and this leads to Vivek and Sadhna leaving the house. Prem is not around and Vinod is upset with his mother for her decision. Vinod goes with Vivek and Sadhna to Rampur and takes care of their factory that is being built which brings electricity to the village. Prem comes to India and goes straight to Rampur and much to his surprise, its revealed that Vivek and Sadhna are expecting their first child. Prem agrees to sit as the Managing Director much to Vivek's insistence but not before telling him that he is always the leader, firmly. Prem goes home and see that his things are vacated from his room and shifted to Vivek's room upstairs. When Mamta says that Prem and Preeti must stay here after marriage, Prem gets infuriated. They get into a heated argument in which Prem tries to make his mother realise her mistake by pointing out that if not for Vivek, he and Vinod won't be alive. Prem also accuses his mother that she is showing her true face of being a step-mother. This leads to Mamta slapping him which indicates that she still loves Vivek. Prem ends his conversation by swearing on her most beloved daughter-in-law, Sadhna, whom she brought home with love, that he won't marry Preeti unless the both of them come home. Mamta gets dumbfounded. Prem goes to Preeti's house and tells her father. Pritam tell Prem that he is aware that he would end up in this decision and already told Preeti and assures him that she respects his decision. Prem meets Preeti and she tells him that he respects Vivek and Sadhna just like she does and that they won't get married until they return. She also tells him that she will take care of Sadhna's delivery. Meanwhile, Anuraag face difficulties in his company without Anand and at home, Bablu and Raju fall ill due to the absence of Anand's family. This ends up in Jyoti calling them and Anuraag realises his mistake. He comes to Ramkishan's home and apologies to all. Sangita tells her mother to bring Vivek and Sadhna back. Mamta makes up her mind and all of them go to Rampur just in time for Sadhna to deliver a baby boy. Mamta unites with Vivek and Sadhna. Sadhna asks Prem and Preeti to get ready for their wedding. In the end everything gets solved and Prem-Preeti and Vinod-Sapna get married on the same day. The three daughters-in-law open the new factory. Dharamraj comes and apologises to Mamta that his love for his daughter and the fear for her future made him like that. All of them forgive him and says that such things happen. After everything, Vivek becomes the MD of Ramkishan's business with Mamta's blessings. Her three ladies club friends come there and much to their shock, Mamta throws them out, which indicates that nothing can break her bond with her sons and daughters-in-law. Everyone gather and Vivek's hand slowly recovers and they are united forever!
- Mohnish Behl as Vivek (Eldest son of Ramkishan and step-son of Mamta)
- Salman Khan as Prem (Second Eldest son of Ramkishan and Mamta)
- Saif Ali Khan as Vinod (Youngest son of Ramkishan and Mamta)
- Tabu as Sadhana (Adharsh's Daughter and Vivek's wife)
- Sonali Bendre as Preeti (Pritam's Daughter and Prem's fiancé)
- Karisma Kapoor as Sapna (Dharamraj's Daughter and Vinod's fiancé)
- Neelam Kothari as Sangita (Ramkishan and Mamta's Daughter)
- Mahesh Thakur as Anand (Sangita's husband)
- Reema Lagoo as Mamta (Vivek, Prem, Vinod and Sangita's Mother)
- Alok Nath as Ramkishan (Vivek, Prem, Vinod and Sangita's Father)
- Shammi (actress) as Durga Mausi (Sapna's Dadi and Ramkishen's neighbour in his village)
- Satish Shah as Pritam (Preeti's Father)
- Ajit Vachhani as Vakil (Mamta's Brother)
- Himani Shivpuri as Vakil's wife (Mamta's sister-in-law)
- Sadashiv Amrapurkar as Dharamraj (Sapna's Father)
- Rajeev Verma as Adarsh (Sadhna's Father)
- Shakti Kapoor as Anwar (Vivek's close friend)
- Dinesh Hingoo as Raghuveer (Caretaker of Ramkishen's house in his village)
- Dilip Dhawan as Anurag (Anand's Brother)
- Sheela Sharma as Jyoti (Anuraag's wife)
- Kunika as Shanti (Mamta's friend)
- Jayshree T. as Krishna (Mamta's Friend)
- Kalpana Iyer as Mamta's Snobbish Friend
- Huma Khan as Rehana ( Anwar's love interest)
- Jatin Kanakia as Dr. Sen (Preeti's boss and Vivek's personal doctor)
- Achyut Potdar as Khan Saheb (Employee at Ramkishan's office)
- Zaki Mukaddam as Raju (Child Artist) (Anuraag's son)
- Hardik Tanna as Babloo (Child Artist) (Anuraag's son)
- Zoya Afroz as Radhika (Child Artist) (Sangita's Daughter)
The Music was composed Raamlaxman, who teamed up with Sooraj Barjatya for the third time. The soundtrack features seven songs. It features playback singers Kumar Sanu (as Prem), Kavita Krishnamurthy(as Sapna), Alka Yagnik (as Preeti), Udit Narayan (as Vinod), Anuradha Paudwal (as Sadhna), Hariharan (as Vivek) and Sonu Nigam (as Anwar).
|Hum Saath-Saath Hain track listing|
|1.||"Hum Saath Saath Hain"||Kavita Krishnamurthy, Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Hariharan, Anuradha Paudwal, Udit Narayan||3:57|
|2.||"Yeh To Sach Hai Ki Bhagwan Hai"||Hariharan, Pratima Rao, Ghanshyam Vaswani, Santosh Tiwari, Ravinder Rawal||6:33|
|3.||"Chhote Chhote Bhaiyon Ke"||Kavita Krishnamurthy, Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu||4:15|
|4.||"Sunoji Dulhan"||Kavita Krishnamurthy, Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Roop Kumar Rathod, Pratima Rao||12:11|
|5.||"A B C D"||Udit Narayan, Hariharan, Hema Sardesai, Shankar Mahadevan||4:32|
|6.||"Mhare Hiwda"||Kavita Krishnamurthy, Hariharan, Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Anuradha Paudwal||6:22|
|7.||"Maiyya Yashoda"||Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alka Yagnik, Anuradha Paudwal||6:19|
Awards and Nominations
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