Director Sooraj R Barjatya's "Maine Pyaar Kiya" (MPK), which was released in theatres on 29 December, 1989, has completed 25 years on Thursday. This musical-romance was the first big break for Salman Khan, whose fans went nostalgic about the film on Twitter, which is awash with rare photos from the movie.
Written by Sooraj R Barjatya, "Maine Pyar Kiya" revolves around the story of two friends Prem and Suman, who gradually fall in love with each other. Both Salman Khan and Bhagyashree made their debut through this film, which turned to be the biggest blockbuster of 1989.
"Maine Pyar Kiya" scored both critical and commercial success. Besides setting several new records at the box office, the film also won seven Filmfare Awards in categories such as Best Film, Best Music Director, Best Male Debut, Best Female Debut, Best Music Director, Best Male Playback Singer and Best Lyricist.
Having creating a new era of romance dramas, "Maine Pyar Kiya" is named among evergreen movies of Bollywood. The film also marked a shift from masala movies of 80's and gave a different angle to love and friendship. On its 25th Anniversary, Salman Khan fans recall some fantastic moments of the film. They also shared some rare photos of the film.
Watching #MainePyaarKiya Reliving a childhood, #SalmanKhan first crush of an entire generation, epic dialogues remembered like old friends.
Oii maa. #MeinePyarKiya should be retitled meine button keyon khola? #SalmanKhan
#25YearsOfMainePyaarKiya feeling nostalgic, movie was welcome shift from masala movies of 80's, whats ur special on air today @DIVYASOLGAMA
It's amazing to know that this film came, conquered and till today rules hearts before many of us were even born #25YearsOfMainePyaarKiya
Movie that taught us about kabutars, dosti main no sorry no thank you, & ek ladka aur ek ladki kabhi dost nahi hote #25YearsOfMainePyaarKiya
Rajshri guys knew it back in d day!! #MainePyarKiya "@WhatTheFFacts: A carrier pigeon can be faster than a standard internet connection."
@BiggBoss @BeingSalmanKhan apki movie #mainepyarkiya ke songs with dialogue ki cassette thi wohi roz lagaker sunte the aur daily ka kam tha
Kahe To Se Sajna is one emotional song. Well composed and Salman-Bhagyashree jodi looks beautiful #MainePyarKiya
★#MainePyarKiya:@BeingSalmanKhan's admiration towards Bhagyashree inspired all guys around to love the way he loved.#SalmanKhanBdayTomorrow
Yes! All time fave! Love #SalmanKhan! RT "@ZoomTV: RT, if Maine Pyaar Kiya is one of your favorite movie. #25YearsOfMainePyaarKiya"
Salman Khan + Bhagyashree + Songs = Super hit Maine pyar kiya xD #25YearsOfMainePyaarKiya
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@_hemanshu_ @filmykiida Well #SalmanKhan wanted to direct a film & thus assisted directors & at that time got #BIWIHOTOAISI followed by #MPK