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Pardes
Directed by Subhash Ghai
Produced by Subhash Ghai
Written by Subhash Ghai
Neeraj Pathak
Javed Siddiqui
Starring Shahrukh Khan
Amrish Puri
Mahima Chaudhry
Apoorva Agnihotri
Alok Nath
Himani Shivpuri
Aditya Narayan
Music by Nadeem-Shravan
Cinematography Kabir Lal
Editing by Renu Saluja
Distributed by Mukta Arts
Release date(s) 8 August 1997
Running time 191 mins
Country India
Language Hindi
English

Pardes (English: Foreign Land) is a 1997 Bollywood movie directed by Subhash Ghai. Shahrukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Alok Nath, and newcomers Mahima Chaudhry and Apurva Agnihotri play in the title roles. The movie has music made by Nadeem-Shravan and lyrics written by Anand Bakshi.

Cast

  • Shahrukh Khan as Arjun Sagar
  • Amrish Puri as Kishorilal
  • Mahima Chaudhry as Kusum Ganga a.k.a. Ganga
  • Apurva Agnihotri as Rajiv
  • Alok Nath as Suraj Dev
  • Padmavati Rao as Narmada, wife of Suraj Dev
  • Dina Pathak as Suraj's mother
  • Himani Shivpuri as Kulwanti
  • Madhuri Bhatia as Neeta
  • Smita Jaykar as Paddy
  • Richa Pallod
  • Prachi Save as Daksha
  • Aditya Narayan as Potla (Ganga's little brother)
  • Rakesh Thareja as Paul (Rajiv's friend)

Soundtrack

The music of the movie went to become a huge success. It was also the second most sold music album of 1997.

Track # Title Singer(s)
1 "Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain" Kumar Sanu
2 "Meri Mehbooba" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
3 "Yeh Dil Deewana" Sonu Nigam, Hema Sardesai, Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan
4 "I Love My India" Hariharan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Shankar Mahadevan, Aditya Narayan
5 "My First Day in USA" Hema Sardesai
6 "Nahin Hona Tha" Alka Yagnik, Hema Sardesai, Udit Narayan, Sabri Bros.(Jaipuri)
7 "Jahan Piya Wahan Main" Shankar Mahadevan, K. S. Chitra
8 "I Love My India (Part 2)" Kavita Krishnamurthy
9 "Title Music" Sapna Awasthi, Shankar Mahadevan

Reception

The movie was hit at the box office.

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