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Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (English: Every Heart That Loves) is a 2000 Indian Hindi romance film directed by Raj Kanwar. The film stars Salman Khan, Rani Mukerji, Preity Zinta, and with a special appearance by Shah Rukh Khan. It was highly praised by the critics and was the third hit in a row by Salman Khan-Sajid Nadiadwala (producer) collaboration[2] It became the fourth highest grosser of the year. The film is a remake of 1997 Malayalam film Chandralekha starring Mohanlal and the plot also has some minor elements loosely based on the film While You Were Sleeping.

Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000 film) poster.jpg
Movie poster for Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega
Directed byRaj Kanwar
Produced bySajid Nadiadwala
Written byRumi Jaffrey
StarringSalman Khan
Rani Mukerji
Preity Zinta
Music bySongs:
Anu Malik
Background Score:
Surinder Sodhi
CinematographyW.B. Rao
Edited bySanjay Verma
Distributed byNadiadwala Grandson Entertainment
Release date
  • 4 August 2000 (2000-08-04)
Running time
150 minutes
Box office28.5 crore (equivalent to 88 crore or US$13 million in 2018)[1]



Raj (Salman Khan) is a singer trying to make his way in the big city of Mumbai. He rescues a young woman who has fallen in front of a train and stays with her when she is rushed to a hospital. Pooja Oberoi (Rani Mukerji), the daughter of a wealthy family, survives but falls into a coma. Her family rushes to the hospital and, finding Raj there, assumes that he is Pooja's husband, Romi, with whom she had eloped with to marry and whom they had never met. Since Pooja's father has a higher chance of a heart attack, Raj lies and says he is Romi.

As the family gets to know the pretend Romi, Pooja's best friend, Jahnvi (Preity Zinta) starts spending a lot of time with him. They both fall in love with each other, who is regarded as a second daughter by Pooja's family. Then Pooja revives from her coma and complicates matters by falling for Raj. In a conversation, Pooja and Jahnvi both reveal that they both love Raj using signs (Hand up) but Jahnvi realises that Pooja loves Raj resulting in her putting her hand down. Raj and Jahnvi put their relationship to an end. On the day of their engagement, Jahnvi unknowingly takes Pooja's cell phone (Her and Pooja's cellphone look the same). Knowing that Raj will never get married to Pooja if she's there, she decides to leave. When Jahnvi cell's phone rings, Pooja picks it up and it ends up being Raj's best friend who pleads Jahnvi to break this wedding and come back to Raj. Pooja then reveals to everyone about Raj and Jahnvi and Raj and Jahnvi are once reunited. Pooja chooses Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) Rahul comes to marry Pooja.



Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
Soundtrack album by
Released9 June 2000
GenreFeature film soundtrack
ProducerAnu Malik
Anu Malik chronology
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega

Music of the album has been composed by Anu Malik. According to the Indian trade website Box Office India, with around 22,00,000 units sold, this film's soundtrack album was year's one of the highest-selling.[3] "Har Dil jo Pyar Karega", "Piya Piya" and "Ek garam chai ki pyali ho" garnered special popularity, and the whole album was received positively. Screen rated the soundtrack album number one for the third week of August 2000.[4]

All tracks written by Sameer.

1."Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega"Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan6:04
2."Dil Dil Deewana"Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan5:55
3."Aisa Pehli Baar Hua Hai"Sonu Nigam6:47
4."Piya Piya"Preeti & Pinky, Prashant5:40
5."Ek Garam Chai Ki Pyali Ho"Anu Malik5:40
6."Sahiba Sahiba"KK2:42
7."Sahiba Sahiba" (Version 2)KK1:33
8."Aate Jaate Jo Milta Hai"Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam6:12
9."Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega" (Sad)Alka Yagnik3:49
Total length:44:22


Aashirwad AwardsEdit

  • Won - Best Actress - Rani Mukerji

Filmfare AwardsEdit

Critical receptionEdit

The film was generally well received by the critics, especially the performances of the three leads were appreciated.[5] Film journal Screen praised the performances of Khan and Zinta and wrote, "The director deserves to be commended for his efforts to spring a few surprises in the film and extract better performances from the lead players."[6]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 August 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2014.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ . [1]
  3. ^ "Music Hits 2000–2009 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 15 February 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Music Ratings: Film Albums (Hindi)". Archived from the original on 16 August 2000. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  5. ^ Adarsh, Taran. "Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega: Movie Review". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 14 June 2010.
  6. ^ Nair, Padmaraj (11 August 2000). "Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega – Salman, Preity excel". Screen. Archived from the original on 16 August 2000. Retrieved 7 January 2012.

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