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Two woman --different backgrounds, miles apart, and strangers to each other-- are linked by tragedy. Their new-found friendship is tested as one holds the fate of the other's husband in her hands.

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Meera
Shreyas Talpade ...
Behroopiya
Gul Panag ...
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Randhir Singh
Prateeksha Lonkar ...
Gowri Singh
Rushad Rana ...
Anirudh Jaykar ...
Shankar Singh
Shivani Joshi ...
Leela
Uttara Baokar ...
Laxmibai Singh
Pavan Singh ...
Pahad Singh
Banwarilal Taneja ...
Baig Saab
Ikhlaq Khan ...
Hanif
Veena Sajnani ...
Waheeda
Vibhu Kashyap ...
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Dhruv Jagasiya ...
Bhumi Singh
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Shankar Singh and his wife, Meera, live in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India along with widowed paternal grandmother, Laxmibai, his mom, Gowri, and dad, Randhir. The family feel that they are blessed after Meera's entry in this family. Shankar must go and abroad in Saudi Arabia and bids farewell to Meera, promising to keep in touch, which he does, and also sends them a large portion of his earnings, which is used to pay off the family's debts. Then when no word is received from him, a worried Meera phones, and is devastated to learn that Shankar has been killed by being thrown off a 10th floor balcony. Her status quickly changes, her jewelery, ornaments, fancy clothes are taken off, and she is told to remain indoors. wear dark clothes, and is only allowed to pray at a Mandir. Things brighten up for Meera when she befriends an Islamic woman, Zeenat, who has come all the way from Himachal Pradesh to look for her husband, Amir Khan. Shortly thereafter, Meera's world is turned upside down when ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Written by Mir Ali Husain
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Lage Raho Nagesh Bhai
2 October 2006 | by (Bangalore) – See all my reviews

Movie depicts the Dor of life. Its unusual from a maker like Nagesh to produce such an emotional flick but he was brilliant in it. Specially the role of Gul Panag was splendid.This role must have been made for some one like Smita Patil or Shabana Azmi and Gul did real justice with it. This story revolves around the pain and agony a young widow whose husband is accidentally (Not quite sure) killed by his roommate who happens to be husband of the liberated woman Gul. The movie circles around her journey to find the woman who can get her husband free. Shreyas played an excellent role in this movie and surely second best role wise. Ayesha also played a good role along with Nagesh and Girish Karnad. All in all this is a movie worth watching. A 9/10 from my side.

-Vaibhav


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