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Raja Babu (Govinda) is a poor orphan adopted by a wealthy village couple (Kadar Khan and Aruna Irani). He is a typical country bumpkin, good-hearted but lacking in urban manners. He falls for Madhu (Karishma Kapoor) when he sees her photograph in a studio and chases her on his bike decorated with plastic flowers with his sidekick, played by Shakti Kapoor. Taken in by his smart appearance and impressive talks, she reciprocates his love but walks out on him with all villagers watching when she learns that he is no match to her urbane, well-educated self. It was particularly humilitating for his father as it happened in front of villagers who respected him highly. The movies takes several twists with a typical Bollywoodesque happy ending. Villains are nabbed by police but not before being beaten black and blue by the hero, boy gets his girl and parents are reunited with their son. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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A True Classic!
12 February 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

David Dhawan is known for his work in Comedy Films and why not, the veteran filmmaker has given a number of Super-Hits that were laugh riots.

But, 'Raja Babu' is his finest film to date, and this is not a comedy. This is an emotional film, that talks about love, respect & responsibility. 'Raja Babu' is an enlightening watch from Start to End. Dhawan completely succeeds by holding your attention throughout. The Writing as well the Dialogue are pitch- perfect.

Each and Every Actor performs flawlessly. Govinda is Historic as Raja Babu. The superstar of the 90's proves his caliber once again by delivering a performance that is so neat & clean. Kader Khan & Aruna Irani are remarkable. Karishma Kapoor is good. Shakti Kapoor is lovable as Nandu. Prem Chopra & Gulshan Grover are perfect as the baddies. Others also lend good support.

On the whole, 'Raja Babu' is A True Classic. Without a shed of doubt, Two Big Thumbs Up!


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