(Last Updated on : 14/01/2009)
The Indian movie, `Humko Deewana Kar Gaye`, tells a tale of romance that keeps simmering between the two protagonists, but finds an expression some times later. It is about attraction and repulsion, about love and its denial. The end has the predictable union of the lovers, which comes after some emotional performances by all the actors. The bollywood movie is written and directed by Raj Kanwar. Anu Malik has given the music track but Himesh Reshammiya has rendered the title song, which became extremely popular.
Synopsis of the indian film `Humko Deewana Kar Gaye`
The bollywood movie `Humko Deewana Kar Gaye` tells the story of Aditya played by Akshay Kumar and Jia played by Katrina Kaif.
Aditya is an automobile engineer in a car company. He is very passionate about his cars. Not only is he an engineer, but also a test driver for the company. A post like that can explain how well he could drive. He is engaged with Sonia played by Bipasha Basu. She ia a fashion designer and designes some exclusive clothes. But the two hardly look as if made for each other. As individuals, Aditya and Sonia were not on the same wavelength. For Sonia, her career comes first. She is a hot looking woman with a cold heart. She is put off by crying babies and doesn`t like simple romantic gestures that ought to be natural between any two lovers. And as much as Aditya tried to overlook those facts, they kept coming in the way. Though the marriage date is fixed, Aditya had to leave for Canada to learn about the technique of a new car model, to be launched in India. Sonia also had to leave for Paris for a fashion show.
Aditya arrives in Canada where his sister Simran played by Bhagyashree is living. He meets the family but cannot live with them as the company has given him an apartment close to the workshop. But he makes it a point to meet the family on every weekends. In between work, co-incidence or destiny makes him bump into Jia played by Katrina Kaif more than once. Jia, daughter of business tycoon Yashwardhan Birla, has come to Canada all alone to shop for her wedding with the business giant, Karan Oberoi played by Anil Kapoor. Although she has all the material comfort in life regarding money and all but she never experienced family love. Jia was a simple girl with simple needs. She had got everything she could ask for in her childhood, but never time from her ever so busy father. And now the man her father had chosen for her hardly had any time to spend with her too.
Aditya and Jia meet in Canada. Aditya is there for business reasons while Jia is there to shop for her wedding. Jia found a friend in Aditya. Aditya and Jia manage to spend time with each other and as time passes, the friendship between them grows.
Being an amazing driver, Aditya gets a chance from his company to participate in a car rally. And somehow he persuades Jia to participate with him, and wins it too. On returning from the destination of the rally, their car gets stuck in the snow and they have to spend the night together. They share intimate moments, which make them forget that they were engaged, but not to each other. Aditya introduces Jia to his sister`s family in Canada. It is there Jia finds the familial love that she always longed for.
With passing time, they fail to realize when they start falling in love with each other. But a misunderstanding with Aditya occurs for which they get aparted. It happens like this Jia tells Aditya that she believes her father is responsible for her mothers death. Aditya tells this thing to his best friend, Nawab, and Nawab on a drunken night tells this news to his reporter friend. The reporter reports it in the morning papers. Jia, extremely hurt, returns to India to marry Karan. Aditya also comes back to India to get married with Sonia and does not attempt to meet Jia ever again. But fate makes them meet for the last time and that too at Jia`s wedding.
As a matter of fact Sonia is the designer at Jia`s wedding, and she asks Aditya to bring the wedding dress for the bride, Jia. Aditya did not know that Sonia is coming to Jia`s marriage. He agrees and come with the dress. Aditya and Jia eventually meet, but don`t say anything to each other. Mr Oberoi asks Aditya to come to the wedding, and Sonia manages to persuade him to come. Jia`s friend and Karans secretary Jenny runs into Nawab, who once again is drunk, and reveals that it is his fault that Jia`s secret was published in the papers. But it is too late. Jia is already married to Karan. She goes to meet Aditya in order to tell him that she is sorry. They meet, confess their love and agree never to meet again. But Karan catches them talking and asks Jia what is happening. She says that she only loves Karan and that Aditya is just a good friend.
When Aditya is leaving the wedding, he finds an upside down car, in which Jia is. She has had a car accident. Petrol is leaking, and Aditya goes in the car to help Jia out. The car catches fire just as Aditya manages to free Jia. He helps her out of the car, while the press and public have gathered around to see what is going on. Aditya accompanies Jia to Karan, telling him that Jia only belongs to him, no one else. Karan pulls Jia`s mangal Sutra off, and tells her to marry Aditya, and the movie ends with both of them hugging. Aditya and Jia become together once and for all. They are looking to each other as they are not in the earth. Karan tells Sonia that Jia and Aditya were made for each other, to which Sonia replies `No, they`re mad for each other.` At the end the film shows that Sonia and Karan starts feeling for each other as both of them lost their respective lovers.
Cast and Crew of `Humko Deewana Kar Gaye`
The star cast of the Bollywood film `Humko Deewana Kar Gaye` includes Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor, Gurpreet Guggi, Bhagyashree, Manoj Joshi, Vivek Shah and Helen. The film is written and directed by Raj Kanwar while it is produced by Gulshan Kumar, Bhushan Kumar and Kishan Kumar. Music is given by Anu Malik along with a special track by Himesh Reshammiya. Cinematography is done by Vikas Sivaraman.