Khamoshi: The Musical
|Khamoshi: The Musical|
|Directed by||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Produced by||Sibte Hassan Rizvi|
|Written by||Sanjay Leela Bhansali
|Editing by||Kenneth Phillips
|Release date(s)||9 August 1996|
Khamoshi: The Musical is a Bollywood film which was released in 1996. The film starred Salman Khan, Nana Patekar, Manisha Koirala,Seema Biswas and Helen. It was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directorial debut.
Joseph (Nana Patekar) and Flavy (Seema Biswas) are devout Catholics living in Goa. They are both deaf and mute. They are overjoyed when their daughter Annie (Manisha Koirala) is born as she can speak. There family is complete with the birth of a son, Sam. However when Sam dies in an accident Joseph loses his faith. To bury his grief he starts to sell toys and the family do much better with Joseph selling toys rather than selling soap door-to-door.
Annie grows up to have a love for music but when Raj (Salman Khan) enters her life, Joseph begins to feel jealous and hostile towards him. Raj is a Hindu and can also speak. Joseph feels that if he loses Annie he will lose his connection to the outside world. Annie and Raj spend some intimate moments together and soon she is pregnant. Joseph wants the child aborted but when Annie refuses he throws her out the house. Will father and daughter reunite?
When music shatters the barriers of silence.
- Salman Khan ... Raj
- Nana Patekar ... Joseph
- Manisha Koirala ... Annie
- Seema Biswas ... Flavy
- Helen ... Maria Briganza
- Himani Shivpuri ... Raj's Mother
- Raghuveer Yadav ... Willie
- Pratik Gala ... Sam
1996 Filmfare Awards
- Critics Award for Best Movie - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
- Critics Award for Best Performance - Manisha Koirala
- Best Female Playback - Kavita Krishnamurthy for Aaj Mein Upar
1996 Star Screen Awards
- Madhuri Dixit was Bhansali's first choice for Annie. When she refused, he offered the role to Manisha Koirala.
|Films directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Khamoshi • Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam • Devdas • Black • Saawariya|