Chand Ke Paar Chalo (2006)
(Released: Mar 31, 2006)
The main protagonist is Chander, a tourist photographer in the Indian city of Nainital living with his parents (played by Alok Nath and Kanu Gill), and best friend Johnny (played by Sanjay Narvekar). While on his way to work, he meets a stage dancer (a banjaran) named Nirmala [played by Preeti Jhangiani] and is seduced by her beauty. He takes photographs of her and later befriends her, serenading her with sweet nothings about "taking her across the moon and stars" and promises to take her to the city of dreams, Mumbai. She agrees to be with him, despite objections from her guardians, her uncle (played by (Tej Sapru) and aunt (played by Himani Shivpuri) who had other plans for her. From there her career as a star begins under a new name, Garima.
Chander sells his camera to Johnny, as well as his studio to raise money for the realization of their dreams. A film director named Arman Khan discovers Garima and gives her the lead role in his film. Garima attains fame and wealth and eventually starts to cold-shoulder Chander. Her assistant Kapoor (played by Shakti Kapoor) dislikes Chander and plots to get rid of him. He succeeds in getting Chander thrown out of Garima's house. Chander's friend advises him to return to Nainital. Upon his return, Chander learns that his father has died and that his mother is staying with his old friend Johnny. Johnny advises Chander to start fresh and returns his camera. Chander returns to his old job. Eventually, he runs into Garima and pleads with her to take him back. She eventually agrees and they get back together.