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(2005)

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The train Shekhar Rai is riding during the song "Kasto Mazza" is the same one his mother, Sharmila Tagore, was riding in the film Aradhana (1969)
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At a special preview of the film Amitabh Bachchan asked to provide narration for the film, saying it reminded him of his time as a struggling actor in Calcutta.
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Vidhu Vinod Chopra was initially not too pleased with the casting of Saif Ali Khan as Shekhar thinking he was not strong enough as an actor. However, with Saif and Pradeep Sarkar's insistence, Chopra realized that he was the perfect choice.
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Vidya Balan was not the first choice for the role of Lolita. Vidhu Vinod Chopra was hoping for an established actress such as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan or Rani Mukerji. Vidya screen tested for the role of six months before Chopra was thoroughly convinced.
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The music that plays everytime the characters of Girish (Sanjay Dutt) and Lolita (Vidya Balan) see each other is actually a small segment taken from the song "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha" from another Vidhu Vinod Chopra film, 1942: A Love Story.
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The movie was originally shot in a modern setting; however, the cast and crew felt that it did not work well at all so it was pushed back to a 1960s setting.
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Abhishek Bachan was originally cast as Shekhar, but later withdrew from the film.
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Vidhu Vinod wanted Aamir Khan for Sanjay Dutts role. Aamir Khan refused to play second fiddle to Saif Ali Khan.
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Debut movie of Vidya Balan.
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Based on the novel of same name by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay published in 1971.
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Kaisi paheli" from the movie Parineeta composed by Shantanu Moitra is definitely inspired by the Louis Armstrong classic "A kiss to build a dream on.
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