Chal Mere Bhai
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|Chal Mere Bhai|
Luv is tough... so laugh a little
|Directed by||David Dhawan|
|Produced by||Nitin Manmohan|
|Written by||Rumi Jaffrey (Dialogues)|
|Screenplay by||Ikram Akhtar|
|Story by||Ikram Akhtar|
Nitin Raikwar, Sameer (Lyrics)
|Edited by||A. Muthu|
|Distributed by||Gaurav Digital|
|Budget||₹14 crore (US$2.0 million)|
|Box office||₹22 crore (US$3.2 million)|
Chal Mere Bhai (Hindi: चल मेरे भाई, Urdu: چل میرے بھائی, translated: Come on, my brother) is a Bollywood comedy film released in 2000. The film is produced by Nitin Manmohan and directed by David Dhawan. It stars Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan and Karisma Kapoor in the lead roles. This was Karisma's fourth time in a row playing a character with the name Sapna.
Vicky is a business tycoon who runs his family's huge business empire. Sapna applies for the position of his secretary. She is an orphan who has just moved to Bombay from Pune and is currently living with her uncle and aunt. Sapna doesn't have the required experience to be Vicky's secretary, but Vicky's father, Balraj Oberoi is impressed by Sapna's passion and hires her.
Prem is an aspiring actor, much to the chagrin of Balraj, who would like Prem to also work for the family business. However, Prem's grandmother and Vicky support Prem's decision to be an actor. He works with a theater director (Shakti Kapoor) who happens to be Sapna's uncle.
Sapna is very inefficient at work and Vicky is completely sick of her. But when Vicky is attacked after work, it is Sapna's fast thinking that saves his life. Vicky's family invite her and her family to a short vacation on their farmhouse. Vicky's family become quite fond of Sapna. Prem and Sapna also fall in love during this time.
However, before Prem can tell his family that he loves Sapna he finds out that his grandmother wants Vicky to marry Sapna and that Vicky has agreed to the proposal. Prem doesn't want to break his brother's heart. Vicky has been grieving for his late girlfriend for a very long time. Prem doesn't want to get in his way now that Vicky has finally decided to move on. He tells Sapna that he was just fooling around with her. A heartbroken Sapna gives in to the pressure of her aunt and uncle and agrees to marry Vicky. However, Vicky finds out the truth before the wedding and calls them out. Sapna and Prem are reunited at the end. It is implied that Vicky finds love again when a new girl joins his office.
- Sanjay Dutt as Vicky Oberoi
- Salman Khan as Prem Oberoi
- Karishma Kapoor as Sapna Mehra
- Dalip Tahil as Balraj Oberoi
- Sushma Seth as Dadima, Vicky & Prem's Grandmother
- Shakti Kapoor as Mamaji, Sapna's Uncle
- Ravi Baswani as Waiter in Guest Appearance
- Anil Dhawan as Doctor in hospital
- Birbal as Astrologer
- Himani Shivpuri as Mamiji, Sapna's Aunt
- Shahbaz Khan as Rakesh
- Ghanshyam Rohera as Nandu, the cook
- Javed Khan as Murari
- Shashi Kiran as Suri
- Asrani as Family doctor
- Nagma as Sonia in Guest Appearance
- Sonali Bendre as Piya, Vicky's beloved in Guest Appearance
- Twinkle Khanna as Pooja, Guest Appearance
- Shankar Mahadevan as Himself in Title sequence
- Lesle Lewis as Himself in Title sequence
- Satish Kaushik
- Divya Palat
- Raju Shrestha
- Mangal Dhillon
- Dinesh Anand
- Suresh Bhagwat 
|Chal Mere Bhai|
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The music featured in the top 15 best selling albums of 2000..
|1.||"Aaj Kal Ki Ladkiyan"||Sonu Nigam, Vinod Rathod, Poornima, Vaijanti||6:35|
|2.||"Chal Mere Bhai"||Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan||5:00|
|3.||"Chal Mere Bhai" (Remix)||Shankar Mahadevan, Lesle Lewis, Dominique||4:20|
|4.||"Chori Chori Sapno Mein"||Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Alka Yagnik||5:03|
|5.||"Chori Chori Sapno Mein" (Sad)||Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Alka Yagnik||1:08|
|6.||"Mehndi Rang Layee"||Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Jaspinder Narula||6:49|
|7.||"Mere Baap Ki Beti"||Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Vinod Rathod||4:40|
|8.||"Meri Neend Jaane Lagi Hai"||Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam||5:30|
|9.||"Thodi Si Beqarari"||Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik||4:39|
|10.||"Theme Music" (Instrumental)||–||3:23|
The movie was reported to have many scenes similar to Pakistani drama Ankahi.
- Plot Summary
- Chal Mere Bhai - Cast
- "Music Hits 2000–2009 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 15 February 2008. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
- "Chal Mere Bhai among most sold music albums of 2000". Archived from the original on 14 June 2012.