Taal/ThaalamLast Updated : 07-01-2010Category : Movies > HindiYear : 1999
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Taal - Details
- Taal (Hindi: ताल, Urdu: تال) is a 1999 Hindi film
- Taal was an official selection by Roger Ebert for his 2005 Overlooked Film Festival.
- It was also dubbed in Tamil as Thaalam.
- Despite a poor box office performance in India, it was successful overseas, becoming the first Indian film to reach the top 20 on Variety's box office list.
- Anil Kapoor, A.R. Rahman, and Anand Bakshi each won a Filmfare Award for their work in the film.
- Taal marked the beginning of a famed collaboration between A. R. Rahman and Subhash Ghai.
- They had earlier joined hands to work on a film titled Shikhar which was later shelved.
- The song "Ishq Bina" was initially composed for Shikhar.
- Anil Kapoor won many awards for his role as Vikrant Kapoor (the role went to him after Govinda) including
- Singer Alka Yagnik won the Filmfare award for Best Female Playback for the song "Taal Se Taal Mila".
- Composer A R Rahman also received a number of awards for his work in the film, including
Taal - Cast and Crew
- Directed by Subhash Ghai
- Produced by Subhash Ghai
- Written by Sachin Bhowmick | Subhash Ghai | Javed Siddiqui
- Music by A. R. Rahman
- Cinematography Kabir Lal
- Editing by Subhash Ghai
- Release date(s) 13 August 1999