- See also Silsila (film) for a 1981 film with basically the same title
|Directed by||Khalid Mohamed|
|Produced by||Vashu Bhagnani|
|Narrated by||Shahrukh Khan|
|Music by||Himesh Reshammiya|
|Distributed by||Eros Labs|
|Budget||₹5 crore (equivalent to ₹12 crore or US$1.8 million in 2016)|
|Box office||₹30 crore (equivalent to ₹71 crore or US$11 million in 2016)|
Silsiilay (Hindi: सिलसिले) is a 2005 Hindi romance film written and directed by Khalid Mohammed. The film stars Tabu, Bhoomika Chawla, Riya Sen, Celina Jaitley, Natassha, Divya Dutta, Rahul Bose, Jimmy Shergill, Ashmit Patel and Kay Kay Menon, while an extended appearance is played by Shahrukh Khan. It was released on 17 June 2005.
The film revolves around the story of three women.
Zia (Bhumika Chawla), who is a fast rising Bollywood actress, whose live-in relationship is about to break up with the man who has groomed her for a film career, Neel (Rahul Bose). She wants a child with him but he does not want any responsibilities. Soon he moves on and finds another girlfriend. Divya Dutta features in a pivotal supporting role.
Anushka (Riya Sen) is a telephone receptionist who longs to discover tenderness in her relationship with a wealthy suitor Nikhil (Ashmit Patel). Meanwhile her office colleague, Tarun (Jimmy Shergill), loves her silently. The working girl must decide between the two in a romantic finale that has a twist in the tale. Natassha features in a role that has a big impact. The three stories are weaved into a composite picture, with the women coming together in an act of solidarity.
- Bhoomika Chawla as Ziya Rao
- Rahul Bose as Neil Kashyap
- Divya Dutta as Diya Rao
- Priya Badlani as Nandita
- Aamir Ali as a Bollywood actor
- Tabu as Ziya's fan
- Tabu as Rehana
- Kay Kay Menon as Anwar
- Celina Jaitley as Preeti
- Karan Panthaky as Inayat (Anwar's son from his first wife)
- Priya Badlani as Nandita (Preeti's friend)
- Shahrukh Khan as the Sutradhaar (Narrator)
- Dolly Bindra as Ziya's fan / Woman at the beach / Sheetal
- Rakesh Bedi as Harry (Nandita's uncle) / Anushka's boss
|1||"Ban Jaiye"||Kunal Ganjawala, Alka Yagnik|
|2||"Ahista Ahista"||Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Jayesh Gandhi|
|3||"Meri Chandi Tu"||Kailash Kher, Sunidhi Chauhan, Suzanne D'Mello|
|4||"Meri Jaan"||Kunal Ganjawala, Alka Yagnik, Sadhana Sargam|
|5||"Jab Jab Dil Mile"||Sonu Nigam|
|6||"Tere Liye Mere"||Jolly Mukherjee, Alisha Chinai, Jayesh Gandhi|
|7||"Belibaas Karde"||Sunidhi Chauhan, Jayesh Gandhi|
Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama panned the film saying, "Silsilay is more of an experiment that caters to a very small segment of moviegoers. At the box-office, the film holds no appeal for an ordinary cinegoer."
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