: बाग़बान, in English
) is a 2003 Hindi Drama
film directed by Ravi Chopra
. The movie was critically acclaimed and was successful at box office.
The movie tells the story of Raj Malhotra (Amitabh Bachchan
), his wife Pooja (Hema Malini
) and their four sons Ajay (Aman Verma
), Sanjay (Samir Soni
), Rohit (Saahil Chadda), and Karan (Nasir Khan). Raj and Pooja have provided their children with everything they wanted, often at the cost of Raj and Pooja's own requirements. The Malhotras also have an adopted son Alok (Salman Khan
), who is in love with Arpita (Mahima Chaudhary
) (both in special appearances). Alok was an orphan and Raj had provided him with money and education. Now a successful man, Alok worships Raj because of all his help and thinks him as his own father which he never had. Raj and Pooja also treats him as their own son.
Raj has a flourishing job as an ICICI employee, but once he retires, he is no longer able to support himself and has to vacate the house he and Pooja have shared for years. They decide to live with their kids to get their love and affection. However their kids do not want them as they think looking after their parents will be a hassle. This is where the story takes a sharp turn; the children decide to split the parents up and for 6 months they will live with two of the four sons and for the next 6 months they will live with their third and fourth sons. The story shows how the aged parents endure this... Read More