1942: A Love Story


Release Date 1994-07-15
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1942: A Love Story

1942: A Love Story is a 1994 Bollywood film starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, and Pran. The film was the first ever to be given a U/A rating while featuring a scene, previously considered inappropriate for young children, showing the actors kissing. The film was highly acclaimed for its music, songs, picturization, cinematography, lyrics and the portrayal of its leading lady Manisha Koirala, a turning point for her career. The film was released some time after the death of the music director, Rahul Dev Burman. The film received five Filmfare Awards. This is the first Indian film to use Dolby Stereo.

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Actors & Characters

Anupam Kher Anupam Kher Raghuvir Pathak Raghuvir Pathak
Danny Denzongpa Danny Denzongpa Major Hisht Major Hisht
Pramod Muthu Pramod Muthu Govind Pathak Govind Pathak
Pran Sikhand Pran Sikhand Abidali Baig Abidali Baig
Sushma Seth Sushma Seth Gayatridevi Singh Gayatridevi Singh
Raghubir Yadav Raghubir Yadav Munna Munna
Manisha Koirala Manisha Koirala Rajeshwari "Rajjo" Pathak Rajeshwari "Rajjo" Pathak
Anil Kapoor Anil Kapoor Narendra Singh Narendra Singh
Jackie Shroff Jackie Shroff Shubhankar Shubhankar
Chandni Chandni Chanda Chanda


Binod Pradhan Cinematography
Vidhu Vinod Chopra Director
Renu Saluja Editor
Manohari Singh Music
Rahul Dev Burman Music
Babloo Chakravorty Music
Vidhu Vinod Chopra Producer
Sanjay Leela Bhansali Writer
Vidhu Vinod Chopra Writer
Kamna Chandra Writer
Shivkumar Subramaniam Writer