[9] In addition to box office success, the film's soundtrack album composed by Anu Malik was also a success, selling 10 million units. [6][7], Baazigar was a major commercial success upon release,[8][2] and the first film of the famous Shahrukh Khan-Kajol pair. [19], Baazigar was a commercial success and the fourth highest-grossing Indian film of 1993, below another Shah Rukh Khan film, Darr. It was remade in Telugu as Vetagadu with Rajasekhar,[11] in Tamil as Samrat and in Kannada as Nagarahavu with Upendra.[12]. Back in the present, Seema's friend Anjali (Resham Tipnis) sees Priya and Ajay at a jewellery shop. Aarav leaves the mandap leaving everyone shocked. They make plans to get married at the registrar's office the next day.

Suddenly, Chopra arrives at his home, shoots Ajay in the arm and has his goons beat him up. View production, box office, & company info. Her first lead role was in the movie “Aag” in 1994. The story revolves around Aarav and Arundati, who're shown to be very much in love at the start of the show. Arundati soon realizes that Aarav has some hidden bitter past which greatly affects his present actions and that past is linked to the happenings of his 9th birthday party.

Arundati who's still in a trauma turns out to be pregnant with Aarav's child but later suffers a miscarriage. Here you will find the full list of cast and crew who have worked on Baazigar (1993). The film's premise is a subversion of a concept loosely inspired by a Hollywood film, A Kiss Before Dying (1991), which itself was based on a novel of the same name. Arundati cares for him while all the other family members doubt her intentions. Each title is ranked according to its share of pageviews among the items displayed.

Ajay intercepts and kills Anjali, throwing her body in the river. Ajay.impales Chopra with the same rod, killing him. Anjali phones the Chopra residence during Ajay's engagement party to warn them that Ajay and 'Vicky' look the same. History repeats itself with Chopra handing over the power of attorney to 'Vicky'. Suspecting that her sister didn't commit suicide, with the help of her college friend, police inspector Karan Saxena (Siddharth Ray), Priya secretly continues the investigation. Kajol has a permanent place in the history of Indian cinema, thanks to the stupendous success of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995). Sharma learned of this after returning, but it was too late. His family was ejected from their palatial home after Chopra took a loan on Sharma's name. Baazigar (Translation: Gambler) is a 1993 Indian Hindi-language crime thriller film directed by Abbas–Mustan starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles. Soon his mother comes back to her senses and when trying to intervene, Chopra injures her, angering Ajay. Shah Rukh Khan eventually convinced producer Ratan Jain that only he could pull off the role; Jain liked his confidence, and cast him in the role. The story was inspired by the novel A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin. Finally, Aarav and Arundati have a happy reunion. A man and his dog find the body soon after, and Priya and Inspector Karan realize that the murderer is still alive.

She arranges a birthday party similar to that of Aarav's 9th birthday and during the party a wooden door falls on Aarav and he suffers from a trauma which leads to his mind turning to that of a 9 year old. A soundtrack was also released in Marathi. Aarav plots against Arundati in order to kick her out of his house but fails every time. [3] Baazigar was the first film in which Shah Rukh Khan played the role of an anti-hero[4] and the first which earned Khan a Filmfare Award for Best Actor. It is a contemporary thriller about a young man who stops at nothing to get what he wants. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Soon their wedding preparations begin but on the wedding day, it is revealed that Aarav hates Arundati and was marrying her just to take revenge as Arundhati slapped him in the past (flashback).

The film's soundtrack album sold 10 million units,[10] making it the best-selling Bollywood soundtrack album of 1993. [22], Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer, "Baazigar to Krrish 3: Diwali hits, misses and clashes from Bollywood", "Rediff On The Net, Movies: An interview with Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty", "Fan trailer tonight: 5 times Shah Rukh Khan wowed us with his 'dark side, "Shah Rukh Khan Filmfare Awards 1992 - 2009", "10 Things You Didn't Know About Salman Khan", "From 'Baazigar' to 'Dilwale' - A look at SRK and Kajol's on-screen magic", "Bollywood hinges on Hindi film music industry, fans soak up wacky new sounds", "Nagarahavu aka Shivanagam movie review: Live audience response", "Baazigar: The rise and fall of Shah Rukh, Kajol and Shilpa Shetty", "I dont want other music directors to catch up with me: Anu Malik", "Melody will return to Bollywood songs: Kumar Sanu", "Anu Malik and Shah Rukh Khan: Sharing more than birthdays", "Music Hits 1990-1999 (Figures in Units)", "How A 1956 Italian Song Became A Shah Rukh Khan Song In 1993", "Did Baywatch copy the poster featuring Priyanka Chopra from Shah Rukh Khan's Baazigar and Kate Hudson's Almost Famous? Heartbroken, Ajay vowed to make Chopra pay. The story is loosely based on Ira Levin's 1953 novel A Kiss Before Dying and its 1991 film adaptation of the same name. The soundtrack was released by Venus Music. Salman Khan was the first choice, but he turned it down, with his father Salim Khan saying Salman was not ready for such a gamble. [2] Actress Shilpa Shetty was supposed to debut with Gaata Rahe Mera Dil, but it remained unreleased, and this became her debut film. Over the years the film has gained a cult classic status and is remembered for its popular dialogues, music, story and performances. [5] Initially this movie was offered to Armaan Kohli and Salman Khan to play the lead role, but they all rejected it as the role had negative shades. Chopra hastily orders the case closed to prevent further embarrassment should the suicide note be discovered. [13], Several A-list Bollywood stars were approached for the lead role, but they turned it down, due to the character being a murderous, negative anti-hero. Ajay decides to hasten his plans on realizing that he had started falling in love with Priya. Soon it is revealed that Aarav also killed his mother by poisoning her because she was unhappy with his father and they constantly fought and Aarav wanted to ease her sufferings. Aarav regain his memory and decide to trap his step's mom and have her arrested with the help of Arundati. On the other hand it is revealed that Aarav's step mom is plotting to kill both Aarav and Arundati in order to gain hold of the entire property.