Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...

Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... (English: Whatever The Heart Says...) is a Bollywood film released in 2005. It is directed by Romesh Sharma who is best known for having produced Hum (1991). Amitabh Bachchan, Revathi Nair, Karan Sharma, Bhumika Chawla, Annabelle Wallis, Malcolm Stoddard and Claire Oberman star in the film. It was movie debut for Karan Sharma, who is also the director's son. The film is a remake of Romesh Sharma's Mauritian serial titled C'est La Vie, also featuring Karan Sharma as the main male protagonist and was broadcast on Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation in Mauritius in 2003.

Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRomesh Sharma
Produced byRomesh Sharma
StarringAmitabh Bachchan
Revathi Nair
Karan Sharma
Bhumika Chawla
Annabelle Wallis
Malcolm Stoddard
Claire Oberman
Music byShankar-Ehsaan-Loy
CinematographyBinod Pradhan,
Gopal Shah
Edited byAnil Kumar Bonthu
Release date
  • 23 September 2005 (2005-09-23)
LanguageEnglish and Hindi


Shekhar Sinha (Amitabh Bachchan), his wife Sandhaya (Revathi) and their son Jai (Karan Sharma) are one of the many Hindu Indian families living in Mauritius.

Jai ventures out to Stockholm, Sweden to obtain an education in culinary studies and incidentally meets Sophie Besson (Annabelle Wallis), a Roman Catholic Franco-Mauritian. They start meeting regularly and soon fall in love. Jai is introduced to Sophie's parents, Norman and Claire Besson (Malcolm Stoddard and Claire Oberman). Norman (a large land owner in Mauritius) instantly disapproves of him (because of his ethnicity). Jai feels his father and mother would approve of Sophie. Unfortunately Sandhaya disapproves her (because of her Catholic faith) and tells Jai to end his relationship with her.

The lovers plan to elope but Jai fails to turn up on the stipulated wedding time in Church. Sophie reluctantly returns to her parents to marry the boy of their choice (Gordon). By this time Jai is engaged to Gayatri Pandey (Bhumika Chawla), to fulfill his mother's wish (who has asthma). Sophie wants to know why Jai did not turn up.

Meanwhile, Gayatri learns of Jai and Sophie's love and comes up with a ruse of Sophie's (false) pregnancy that forces Sophie and Jai's family to accept them as a couple.

The film ends with Gayatri leaving Mauritius.



Dil Jo Bhi Kahey..
Soundtrack album by
6 August 2005 (India)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
ProducerLawrence D'Souza,
Romesh Sharma
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy chronology
Bunty Aur Babli
Dil Jo Bhi Kahey..
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Track # Song Singer(s) Duration
1 C'est La Vie Sudesh Bhonsle, Vaishali Samant 4:53
2 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey Shaan, Dominique Cerejo 4:40
3 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey Theme Caralisa Monteiro 2:22
4 J'ai Bessoin De Toi (Beach Sequence) Caralisa Monteiro 2:04
5 Kaun Jaane Shankar Mahadevan, Shefali Alvares 4:13
6 Kitni Narmi Se Sonu Nigam 6:09
7 Mere Munna Shankar Mahadevan 5:18
8 Sajna Angana Aayo Re Javed Ali 1:20
9 Tu Nahi Thi Jab Yahan Mahalaxmi Iyer, Shankar Mahadevan, Shreya Ghoshal, Sudesh Bhonsle 4:56

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