Mujhe Chand Chahiye

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Mujhe Chand Chahiye (film)
Directed by Shaan
Produced by Tanvir Rehman
Written by Pervez Kalim
Starring Shaan
Noor
Moammar Rana
Music by Raunaq Ali
Sajjad Ali
Cinematography Faisal Bokhari
Waqar Bokhari
Production
company
Riaz Shahid Films
Distributed by X-one X-Films
Release date
  • 17 March 2000 (2000-03-17)
Country Pakistan
Language Urdu

Mujhe Chand Chahiye (Urdu: مجھے چاند چاہیے) is a Pakistani Urdu film which was released in March 2000. The film was Shaan's second directorial venture and was a huge success at the box office. Stars included Moammar Rana, Atiqa Odho, Javed Sheikh and Reema.[1] The movie's story revolved around the life of a divorced woman (Atiqa Odho) and her musician son (Shaan) who falls in love with a model (Noor).

Story summary[edit]

Mujhe Chand Chahiye is a romantic lighthearted comedy. Razi (Javed Sheikh) secretly marries a second wife Phool. Maima (Atiqa Odho), his first wife, splits up with him when she discovers it, and soon afterwards Maima leaves for Hong Kong, along with their young son, without informing her husband Razi. Years go by and Maima now has raised this son, Zain (Shaan Shahid) in Hong Kong, who falls in love with a visiting Pakistani model Chand (Noor Bukhari). He arrives in Pakistan and manages to secure a job as Chand's music teacher. Chand happens to be Razi's daughter with his second wife Phool. Interestingly, Imran (Moammar Rana) is also in love with Chand because he is one of her college friends.[2]

Cast[edit]

Music[edit]

Mujhe Chand Chahiye
Soundtrack album by various
Released 2000 (2000)
Genre Urdu
Label Silver Streak
Producer Raunaq Ali

Sajjad Ali and his brother Raunaq Ali arranged music for the film and won Nigar Awards for it. Some of this film's better-known tracks include "Kal Shab Main Ne Dekha Chand Jharoke Mein" by Waris Baig, "Tujhey Dekha Tau Yoon Laga", "Jaan Bhi De Doon" and the sensational Punjabi track by Abrar-ul-Haq "Waan Kuttiya". The film's music was composed by the Pakistani pop singer Sajjad Ali.

# Song Singer(s)
1 "Jaan Bhi Day Doon" Saima Jehan
2 "Tujhe Dekha To Yun Laga" Tausif Dar
3 "Pyar Karta Hoon" Tausif Dar
4 "Pyar Karti Hoon" Saima Jehan
5 "Waan Kuttiya" Abrar-ul-Haq
6 "Kal Shab Main Ne Dekha Chand Jharoke Mein" Waris Baig
7 "Jaan Bhi Day Doon - 2" Tausif Dar
8 "Aag Si Badan Mein Hai" Shazia Manzoor
9 "Jaan e Man Jaane Jaan" Saima Jehan

Awards[edit]

Year Award Film Winner Result
2000 Nigar Awards Best Film Mujhe Chand Chahiye (actual winner film) Tere Pyar Mein Nominated
2000 Nigar Awards Best director Mujhe Chand Chahiye Shaan Nominated
2000 Nigar Awards Best supporting actress Mujhe Chand Chahiye Atiqa Odho Won
2000 Nigar Awards Best musician Mujhe Chand Chahiye Raunaq Ali and Sajjad Ali Won
2000 Nigar Awards Best lyricist Mujhe Chand Chahiye Riaz ur Rehman Saghar Won
2000 Nigar Awards Best cinematographer Mujhe Chand Chahiye Waqar Bukhari and Faisal Bukhari Won
2000 Nigar Awards choreographer Mujhe Chand Chahiye Pappu Samrat Won
2000 Nigar Awards Best playback female singer Mujhe Chand Chahiye Saima Jahan Won
2000 Nigar Awards Best playback male singer Mujhe Chand Chahiye Waris Baig[3] Won
2000 Nigar Awards art director Mujhe Chand Chahiye Tanweer Fatima Won
2000 Nigar Awards Best playback female singer Mujhe Chand Chahiye Saima Jahan Won
2000 Nigar Awards Special award Mujhe Chand Chahiye Reema Khan Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0247545/, Retrieved 11 July 2016
  2. ^ http://cinema.com/articles/1417/mujhe-chand-chahiye-movie-review.phtml, Movie Review of Mujhe Chand Chahiye (2000 film) on cinema.com website, Retrieved 11 July 2016
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PznGMfvu-7g, Waris Baig Best Male Playback Singer Award for 2000- song on YouTube, Uploaded 25 Feb 2012, Retrieved 18 Feb 2016