Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga Story
Director: Shelly Chopra Dhar
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga tells the story of a young Punjabi lady from an over-protective rich family and her love of life. Sweety Chaudhary is from a rich business family in Punjab. She has to contend with her overprotective family. She has no mother and lives with her father, brother and an extended family including grandmother. She was brought up by her doting father and brother like a princess.
But problems start when she comes of age. Her family wants her to get married to a suitable boy. The movie starts when she escapes from the men sent by her brother who are chasing her. She is rescued by Sahil Mirza, a playwright. Both of them go to a place which is comparatively away from her family. Later, they are welcomed by her family.
Sweety's family received Sahil very well and expect them to get married soon. Her father, Mr. Chaudhary, likes Sahil very much. But the twist in the tale comes when they are making arrangements for the wedding of Sahil and Sweety. Sweety has a secret which she had not yet revealed to anyone. Now, to the shock of Sahil, she tells him about it. A flabbergasted Sahil still wants to help and stand by with Sweety and help her gain the acceptance of the family of her secret. How all ends well form the rest of the story.
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga was well received by the critics who praised the way the makers handled the sensitive subject matter. The performances of lead actors, especially those of Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao were highly acclaimed. The movie failed to set the box office on fire and ended up as a flop. The screenplay of this film (written by Gazal Dhaliwal Shelly Chopra Dhar) was selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its library's Core Collection.
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