Director: Mira Nair. Cast: Nana Patekar, Anita Kanwar.
Ten-year-old Krishna is a street dweller in Bombay. He finds many strugglers like him on the street, his only abode. Krishna experiences sorrows and joys of life for himself; and those who have seen only miseries, he sees them transforming into different human beings.
Director: Dharmesh Darshan. Cast: Aamir Khan, Karisma Kapoor.
India's biggest box office hit of 1996, Raja Hindustani is a musical drama about a poor cab driver who marries a rich woman and the struggles they face after marriage.