Chaahat: A Romantic Drama Starring Shahrukh Khan and Pooja Bhatt
Chaahat is a 1996 Hindi movie directed by Mahesh Bhatt and featuring Shahrukh Khan, Pooja Bhatt, Naseeruddin Shah and Ramya Krishnan in the lead roles. The movie revolves around the love story of Roop (Shahrukh Khan), a singer who falls in love with Reshma (Pooja Bhatt), the daughter of a wealthy businessman Ajay Narang (Naseeruddin Shah). Ajay is obsessed with his daughter and does not approve of her relationship with Roop. He tries to separate them by various means, including hiring a seductive woman named Pooja (Ramya Krishnan) to lure Roop away from Reshma. However, Roop and Reshma remain loyal to each other and face many challenges and dangers in their quest for happiness.
Chaahat was a moderate success at the box office and received mixed reviews from critics. The movie was praised for its music composed by Anu Malik and its performances by the lead actors, especially Shahrukh Khan and Naseeruddin Shah. The movie was also criticized for its weak script, melodramatic scenes and excessive violence. Chaahat is considered to be one of the early movies of Shahrukh Khan's career that established him as a romantic hero.
If you are a fan of romantic dramas and want to watch Chaahat in full HD quality, you can find it on various online platforms such as YouTube[^1^], Telegram[^2^] and Peatix[^3^]. However, please be aware that some of these sources may not be legal or safe to use. You should always check the authenticity and security of the websites before downloading or streaming any content.Some Interesting Trivia About Chaahat
Chaahat is not only a romantic drama, but also a movie with some interesting trivia behind it. Here are some of the facts that you may not know about this movie:
Chaahat and Ghatak, both released in 1996, had one common thing in the story. The hero of both the films get their father to Bombay for treatment of cancer. Later, the hero of both the films is seen fighting with the powerful villain and also trying to save their father's life[^1^] [^2^].
When the film was launched, it was titled "Aawaz"[^1^].
Sanjay Dutt was originally to do the film but backed out due to date hassles. This was the time he had to always report to court[^1^].
The only film to star Shahrukh Khan opposite Pooja Bhatt[^1^].
The film had a theatrical release in Canada[^1^] [^2^].
There was a shelved movie Vishesh Films "Chaahat" (1992) starring Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan (replaced Rahul Roy), Pooja Bhatt, Avtar Gill, Paresh Rawal, Anupam Kher, written by Robin Bhatt and Sujit Sen, music by Nadeem Shravan, produced by Mukesh Bhatt and directed by Mahesh Bhatt. This movie is not to be confused by the 1996 movie Chaahat[^1^].
Naseeruddin Shah played a villain for the first time in a Shahrukh Khan film[^1^].
Mahesh Bhatt and Sunny Deol had a fall out during the making of Gunaah (1993). Sunny Deol, who was shooting for Ghatak (1996) during the release of Gunaah, decided never to work with him. Ghatak took three years to complete so Mahesh Bhatt took the same concept in this film and released it few months before Ghatak. But this film was a disaster and Ghatak was a blockbuster[^1^].
The film had a song "Daddy Cool" inspired from Boney M's "Daddy Cool"[^1^].
Last time Naseeruddin Shah worked with Mahesh Bhatt[^1^].
First time Shahrukh Khan worked with Mahesh Bhatt[^1^].
The film had a theatrical release in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The film premiered at the Regal Theatre, located on 3215 Kingsway Street[^1^].
In the summer of 1990, Mahesh Bhatt was directing a film titled "Chaahat" with Pooja Bhatt and was introducing Atul Agnihothri. The film was shelved for unknown reasons[^1^].
There's a similarly titled shelved film named "Chahat" (not to be confused with Mahesh Bhatt's canceled 1992 film also titled Chaahat) whose soundtrack was released in December 1994 under T-Series. The film was directed by Subhankar Ghosh (according to what the music cassettes claim) but the cast for this film is unknown. Music for this film was composed by Shyam-Surender, and one of the songs of this film's album, "Teri Kasam Teri Raahon Mein Aakar" is quite popular as it has reached over 125 million views on YouTube[^1^]. 061ffe29dd