Aashiqui is a 1990 Bollywood romantic musical drama film. It was commercially and critically successful particularly because of its music. Even today the film's songs and music are as popular as it was then. The film made the careers of singer Kumar Sanu and composers Nadeem-Shravan. The soundtrack album has been rated the 4th best ever by Planet Bollywood on their "100 Greatest Bollywood Soundtracks".
Aashiqui 2, with a completely new theme, directed by Mohit Suri with Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor, was released on 26 April 2013.
Rahul (Rahul Roy) and Anu Verghese (Anu Aggarwal) are held by the police simultaneously on charges of creating a disturbance and running away, respectively. Rahul is angry with his dad for marrying a second time, while his first wife is still alive; Anu ran away from an oppressive girls' hostel run by Arnie Campbell (Tom Alter). They meet and love happens. Rahul helps Anu to be independent and seek a job. Anu is approached by a talent agent to be a model, which she accepts. Rahul wants to marry Anu but first must establish himself. He does establish himself as a singer but is under the impression that Anu helped him with his career. His ego is hurt, and he is resentful towards her. Anu then decides to better her career for which she must re-locate to Paris. Director Padam Singh persuades Anu to accompany him to Paris. When Rahul comes to stop her from boarding the flight, Anu decides to stay behind to renew her relationship with Rahul.