Laadla (The Beloved Son) is the story of Raju (Anil Kapoor) who lives with his disabled mom (Farida Jalal). One day Raju on his way to a job interview saves the life of a rich textile mill ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Judaai (1997)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When Kajal (Sridevi) marries Raaj (Anil Kapoor), an Engineer by profession, she and her dad (Kader Khan), automatically assume that he is rich, wealthy, and corrupt. But that is not the ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Kanwar
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Urmila Matondkar
Kya Kehna (2000)
Family | Musical | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young college girl faces hardships and challenges after she becomes a mother without marriage

Director: Kundan Shah
Stars: Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan, Chandrachur Singh
Virasat (1997)
Drama | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After completing his studies in London, England, Shakti Thakur returns home to India in a small town where his family resides. Accompanying him is his leggy girlfriend, Anita, who he is in ... See full summary »

Director: Priyadarshan
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Pooja Batra
Hum (1991)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A wealthy and cruel businessman, Bhaktawar lord over a dockyard making all the workers his slaves. All the workers will work but no one will entail a salary, the union leader Tiger opposes ... See full summary »

Director: Mukul Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda
Coolie I (1983)
Drama | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is ... See full summary »

Directors: Manmohan Desai, Prayag Raj
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Waheeda Rehman, Rishi Kapoor
Chaalbaaz (1989)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Twins separated at infancy are brought up differently. One weak, one strong. One day, they end up at each others house. Their life is not the same anymore.

Director: Pankaj Parashar
Stars: Sunny Deol, Sridevi, Rajinikanth
Family | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Inspired by the Telugu film, "Pelli Chuskundam," the plot follows the life of a rape victim (Aishwarya Rai). Now, a disgrace to her family, she is turned away from her house after the ... See full summary »

Director: Satish Kaushik
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonali Bendre
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Three brothers are separated and united after many years - one is brought up a Hindu, another a Muslim and the last (and most memorable) a Christian. Hilarity and adventure ensues.

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After the death of their parents; Ravi Anand the eldest of seven brothers becomes the guardian to his other six siblings. His dictatorship and measures to get things done are frustrated by ... See full summary »

Director: Raj N. Sippy
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Ranjeeta Kaur
Drama | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Orphaned Raju, in the company of four elephants, has to perform with them at street corners, in order to keep alive. Slowly he amasses a fortune, and is able to build his own private zoo, ... See full summary »

Director: M.A. Thirumugham
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Tanuja, David Abraham
Dostana (1980)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Vijay Varma (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ravi Kapoor (Shatrughan Sinha) are two close childhood friends. When they thought they have matured enough they decides to enter law policy: one as a ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Khosla
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Zeenat Aman
Drama | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Abhyankar (Amrish Puri) is an orthodox head of his family, a retired police officer, he has values which he wants his family to also uphold. As a result of his values, his daughter is ... See full summary »

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Amrish Puri
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Sheetal Jetley
...
Kaajal
...
Gayetri Verma
...
Bannobi (Sheetal's nanny)
...
Suryadev
...
Suryadev's brother
...
Suryadev's son (as Mohnish Behl)
...
Laxminarain Jetley
...
Tilak Bhandari
...
Kaajal's dad
Kalpana Iyer ...
Vaishnavi
Vikram Gokhale ...
Doctor
Ravi Baswani ...
(as Ravi Vaswani)
Edit

Storyline

Laadla (The Beloved Son) is the story of Raju (Anil Kapoor) who lives with his disabled mom (Farida Jalal). One day Raju on his way to a job interview saves the life of a rich textile mill owner (Anupam Kher) who offers him a job in his factory which is run by his ambitious daughter Sheetal (SriDevi). Sheetal's competitive attitude and open insults result in her making several enemies in her industry. Raju works as a mechanic in the mill and confronts Sheetal several times to get the workers proper treatment. Raju's fairness for workers result in him being elected as the union leader. Raju meets Kajol (Raveena Tandon), who also works in the textile mill, and they fall in love. Raju saves Sheetal's life during an attempt by a competing textile mill owner (Prem Chopra) to eliminate her. Sheetal wants to win over Raju and makes an offer to marry him. When Raju turns her down she forces his mom to agree to the marriage. Raju accepts his mom's wishes and decides to sacrifice his love for ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

remake | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 March 1994 (India)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Divya Bharati had shot 80% of the film before her death, which had to be re shot with Sridevi. See more »

Quotes

Sheetal Jethly: Understand? You better understand.
See more »

Connections

Remake of Gharaana Mogudu (1992) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sridevi, Anupam Kher and Shakti Kapoor are highlights
18 July 2012 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Sridevi probably first introduced anti-heroine roles in Bollywood as a proud and arrogant businesswoman

The film starts off nicely with Sridevi's intro But raises a question? Anil Kapoor is poor and middle-classed but still manages to arrange to go on an airplane? Also how does he lift a heavy Farida Jalal who is bigger than him?

Direction is good Music is OK especially the Main Raju Deewana song

Anil Kapoor excels in his brilliant role as a hardworking union leader Sridevi rocks all the way Raveena Tandon is OK Anupam Kher is funny Aruna Irani makes good support Farida Jalal does well Prem Chopra is sinister Paresh Rawal is passable Mohnish Behl is alright Shakti Kapoor is passable


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Laadla (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?