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She plays Shivani, an airline hostess, who is initially dismissive of his attentions, and in the course of the film only moves from annoyance to dislike to hatred. But his obsession with her grows right along with her rejection. Now that's chemistry of a different kind! The acting in both roles is stupendous; SRK won the Filmfare Best Villain Award for Vijay, and Madhuri was nominated for Filmfare Best Actress but won for another film instead (Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, also worth watching). Yes, Madhuri Dixit that that good.
What is your first impression of Vijay? What an entitled child!
What is Shivani's first impression of Vijay? As an airline hostess, you get the feeling she deals with his ilk all. day. long. Just another jerk, but she has to be pleasant because that's her job.
How would you describe their chemistry over the course of the film? Despite the fact that she does not return his affection, Shivani and Vijay are intimately connected as closely as lovers. It is the chemistry between SRK and Madhuri as actors that makes this so compelling and believable.
If you had a first date with Vijay, would you go on a second? Hell no. This is Shah Rukh Khan's most unappealing character so far. I might not push him off a cliff, but he'd never get a foot in the door.
Side note: the music (songs and background score) is fabulous!