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Baghban (2003)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  3 October 2003 (India)
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An elderly couple wish their children to care for them in their old age. But their children see and treat them as a burden, and they must struggle to regain their worth and dignity to themselves and others.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Raj Malhotra
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Pooja Malhotra
Aman Verma ...
Ajay Malhotra
Samir Soni ...
Sanjay Malhotra
Saahil Chadha ...
Rohit Malhotra
Nasir Khan ...
Karan Malhotra
Suman Ranganathan ...
Kiran Malhotra
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Reena Malhotra
Arzoo Govitrikar ...
Priya Malhotra
Rimi Sen ...
Payal Malhotra
Yash Pathak ...
Rahul Malhotra
Paresh Rawal ...
Hemant Patel
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Shanti Patel
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Ram Avtaar
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Alok Raj (Special Appearance)
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Storyline

Raj Malhotra and wife Pooja have four sons. The sons have settled down professionally and are quite independent. However, when Raj Malhotra retires, none of his children want to be burdened with the responsibility of taking care of their parents. Strangely, it is the adopted son who proves to be the most kind hearted of them all. Salman's girlfriend eventually marries him. The question is, will Raj and Pooja's sons learn the folly of their ways and turn over a new leaf? Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Can you depend on your family?

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Drama | Romance

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3 October 2003 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Baghban - Und am Abend wartet das Gl├╝ck  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£118,528 (UK) (3 October 2003)

Gross:

£490,599 (UK) (24 October 2003)
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Trivia

B.R. Chopra got the film's concept in his mind thirty years previously, when he paid a visit to Copenhagen, Denmark. He came across a retirement home, where he met a woman who sorrowfully told him how her own children left her there and hadn't even paid a visit to her since. See more »

Goofs

Raj, who is finding it very heavy to carry his luggage when he enters his second son's house, carries the luggage with two hands. However, when he enters the house, he only carries it with one and then his grandson takes him to his bedroom but Raj has no problems carrying it with one hand. See more »

Quotes

[on the phone with my wife]
Raj Malhotra: Main yahaan, tu wahaan / zindagi hai kahaan?... I am here, you are there / where is my life?
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Soundtracks

Chali Chali Phir Chali Chali
Sung by Amitabh Bachchan, Alka Yagnik, Hema Sardesai and Adesh Shrivastava
Composed by Adesh Shrivastava
Lyrics by Sameer
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A movie that depicts real life REALLY!!!
19 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to agree with jungleking. He has told it like it is.

I'll admit there are a few movies that will make me ball out and this is one of them. This is movie is reality in its true colours.

Great performances by the whole cast and great work by the crew.

I believe that Baghban should be made into a book, but that is my view.

If you haven't seen Baghban, watch it as soon as possible. It is worth the time.


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