Taal - The Beat Of Passion - 1999, Presenter : Mukta Arts , Producer & Director : Subhash Ghai , Cast : Akshaye Khanna, Aishwarya Rai, Anil Kapoor, Prithvi Zutshi, Saurabh Shukla, Supriya Karnik, Jivindha Sharma, Mita Vashishth, Sushma Seth, Alok Nath, Tanya Mukherjee, Amrish Puri , Music Director : A. R. Rahman , Singers : Asha Bhonsale, A.R.Rahman, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sonu Nigam, Anuradha Sriram, Richa Sharma, Sujatha Trivedi, Aditya Narayan, Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan, Sukhwindar Singh , Choreographer : Saroj Khan, Shaimak Davar, Ahmed Khan.
Synopsis : Taal - The Beat Of Passion is the story of a young girl Mansi - Aishwarya Rai who lives in a small village Chamba, Himachal Pradesh with her family who are folk singers. A young and brilliant son - Akshaye Khanna of on NRI businessmen - Amrish Puri, who comes to visit this place finds him self totally bewitched by the beauty of Mansi and falls in love with her and returns to Bombay after promising to marry her. The father and the daughter later go to Bombay to meet the boy and discuss about the marriage, but they are humiliated by his family members. They come across an owner of a music and entertainment company (Anil Kapoor) who has a strong affinity for the folk singers sngs and is enthralled by the beauty of the singers daughter. He promises to make Aishwarya a leading singer performer. As time passes by, Anil Kapoor falls in love with Aishwarya and they both decide to get married after a concert, but the girl realises that her heart yearns for her first love, Akshaye Khanna.