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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Aman Verma ...
Ajay Malhotra
Samir Soni ...
Sanjay Malhotra
Saahil Chadha ...
Rohit Malhotra
Nasir Khan ...
Karan Malhotra
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Kiran Malhotra
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Reena Malhotra
Arzoo Govitrikar ...
Priya Malhotra
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Payal Malhotra
Yash Pathak ...
Rahul Malhotra
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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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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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Baghban - Und am Abend wartet das Glück  »

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£118,528 (UK) (3 October 2003)
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The film was much inspired from Rajesh Khanna's and Shabana Azmi classic Avtaar 1983. See more »

Goofs

After holi, Raj tells his children that he wants to live with them and then moves in with one of his sons. Later at the cafe of Hemant Patel, they say that it is Valentine's Day. Holi is always after Valentine's Day, so this could not have been possible. See more »

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[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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Referenced in Don (2006) See more »

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Om Jai Jagdish - Aarti
Sung by Sneha Pant and Udit Narayan
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very emotional movie
1 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this movie is very emotional....children should learn to give love for their parents and not separate them.

"Parents are not the ladders to children to grow up but are roots of children's success" these are small things which often neglected ...in the movie the children separate the parents and at the age where they need love they are denied...righteously they deserve the punishment...

Amitabh and Hema Malini excelled in their respective roles and emotions shown by them were able to bring tears in my eyes, especially when they are separated.

Baghban, should be shown to every child to let them know the value of parents.


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