Chaahat grossed ₹11.61 crore (US$1.8 million) in India and $250,000 (₹87.50 lakh) in other countries, for a worldwide total of ₹12.48 crore (US$1.9 million), against its ₹5.25 crore(US$800,000) budget.
It had a worldwide opening weekend of ₹2.99 crore (US$460,000), and grossed ₹5.16 crore (US$790,000) in its first week.
It is the 14th-highest-grossing film of 1996 worldwide.
The film earned a total of ₹6.87 crore (US$1.1 million) nett, and was declared “Below Average” by Box Office India.
It is the 15th-highest-grossing film of 1996 in India.
Beta is the story of Raju who needs mother’s love,directed by Indra Kumar and written by Naushir Khatau and Kamlesh Pandey.
The movie is an official remake of 1987 Tamil movie Enga Chinna Rasa, whose story was inspired by the Kannada novel Mallammana Pavada, by B. Puttaswamayya.
Beta was the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 1992. It won five Filmfare Awards. Kapoor and Dixit won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards, respectively. Anuradha Paudwal won the Best Female Playback Singer Award for the item number “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga,” while Saroj Khan won the Filmfare Award for Best Choreography and Irani won the Best Supporting Actress award
The Cast of Beta:
Anil Kapoor as Raju
Madhuri Dixit as Saraswati
Aruna Irani as Laxmi
Laxmikant Berde as Pandu
Anupam Kher as Totaram
Priya Arun as Champa
Kunika as Kunika
Adi Irani as Ramesh
Bharati Achrekar as Mainavati
Interesting Facts Of Beta
Actress Sridevi was offered the role of Saraswati. She refused because she had collaborated with Kapoor numerous times before.
The item number “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga” remains one of the most popular Hindi songs of the 20th-century.
Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit became one of the most popular on-screen couples of Bollywood.