The film was remade in Telugu as Manasari (2000) and in Hindi as Kabhi Kabhie (2000). The film was a moderate success at the box office. The film was later dubbed in Tamil as Pulivalu and in Malayalam as Poomala, both in 2000. The film was remade again in Telugu as Thyagayya (2001) and in Hindi as Shaadi No 1 (2001).
Chetan Bhagat, a mathematics student from Delhi, is in love with Megha, the daughter of a rich industrialist. The industrialist is suffering from cancer and wants to make his daughter Megha his heir. He arranges for his daughter to marry a rich man from another city, Amit, who has no children and is eager to inherit the industrialist's assets. Chetan, in turn, has fallen in love with Megha. In order to prevent this, the industrialist sends his henchmen to murder Chetan and his friend Jagan, Megha's childhood best friend. While Jagan survives, Chetan is badly injured and Megha blames herself. Meanwhile, Megha's father, Vikram, arranges for Chetan's mother to be murdered, unaware that Chetan has survived. As Megha is also a mother, she decides to kill Vikram. As a result, Chetan, Megha, and his friend Jagan find themselves in a plot to get rid of everyone. The plan is foiled by Megha's police chief father, and Chetan and Megha unite with Jagan and his friend, becoming inseparable. During the course of the movie, Chetan gets an offer to work as a consultant in the United States for four months. He is determined to get Megha to go with him.
The son and daughter-in-law of Daag's father are killed and Daag is framed for the crime. The son is killed by the crooked cops, whereupon Daag fires at the cops and escapes. He returns home to find his brother performing the last rites for his brother and sister-in-law. Daag defeats the crooked cops, kills the criminals, destroys their operation and sets his home on fire. He then returns home and tells his father that he has killed all the crooked cops. As he tells this to his father, he is shot dead.
The film was a hit at the box office and won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie, but was a flop at the box office and turned out to be one of the most financially costly movies for its producers. It also marked Sanjay Dutt's first appearance on Indian screen after a five-year hiatus. 827ec27edc