Prem (transl. Love) is a 1995 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film directed by Satish Kaushik and cinematography by Baba Azmi and Chota K. Naidu. It stars Sanjay Kapoor and Tabu in dual roles, and deals with the concept of reincarnation. Shekhar Kapoor was initially attached to direct the film before Kaushik was contracted.[1] The film was a box office flop.[2]

Directed bySatish Kaushik
Written byJaved Akhtar
Produced byBoney Kapoor
StarringSanjay Kapoor
CinematographyBaba Azmi
Chota K. Naidu
Edited byWaman Bhonsle
Gurudutt Shirali
Music byLaxmikant–Pyarelal
Narsimha Enterprises
Release date
5 May 1995 (1995-05-05)
Running time
167 minutes


Sanjay Verma is an eligible young man, who has been having hallucinations of a past life as Shantanu. He travels to a small community and meets with Sonia Verma, and recognizes her as the girl named Lachi in his hallucinations. Convinced, that they were lovers from a past life, he attempts in vain to impress this upon Sonia, who is engaged, and is to be married to Vikram Minocha. However Sanjay finally wins her over and united at the end.



Mani Ratnam and Shekhar Kapur both turned down the chance to direct the film before Satish Kaushik was finalised.[3][4]


  1. "Maine Jee Liya Mar Liya Prem Kar Liya" - Nalin Dave, Alka Yagnik
  2. "Teraa Meraa Prem Hai Tab Se" - Alka Yagnik, Nalin Dev
  3. "Saat Janam Saat Vachan Saat Samandar" - Nalin Dave
  4. "Ye Dharti Ye Ambar Jab Se" (Male) - Nalin Dave
  5. "Ye Dharti Ye Ambar Jab Se" (Female) - Alka Yagnik
  6. "Ho Meree Chudiya Bajee Chhan Chhan" - Alka Yagnik, Nalin Dev
  7. "Tum Khubsurat Ho Tum Haseen Ho" - Nalin Dave
  8. "Do Teri Akhiya Do Meri Akhiya" - Alka Yagnik, Nalin Dave
  9. "Prem Kar Liya" - Nalin Dev, Alka Yagnik
  10. "Log Isiko Kahate Hain Ishk Mohabbat Pyaar" - Alka Yagnik
  11. "Ek Baat Hui Kal Rat Hui" - Nalin Dave, Alka Yagnik
  12. "Hai Meri Ankhiyo Ne Sapna Dekha Re" - Alka Yagnik
  13. "Hai Meri Ankhiyo Ne Sapna Dekha Re" (2) - Alka Yagnik


  1. ^ Shah, Kunal M. (27 August 2011). "Satish Kaushik, Shekhar Kapoor patch up". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  2. ^ Swarup, Harihar (29 April 2007). "Tabu, an actor who does not need make-up". The Tribune. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Interview with Mani Ratnam".
  4. ^ "Shekhar Kapur's shelved projects over the years".

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