ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, January 21, 2007
Vol. 41 - No 34
TV Times

Baabul brings a tale against the tide

Released for a limited engagement ‘Baabul’ the latest direction of ‘Mahabarth’ and 'Ramayan’ teleserials by the famed Ravi Chopra is now being screened here.

The film is being screened at EAP circuit cinemas including at Savoy Wellawatta, Quinlon Nugegoda and Arena Katugastota.

Avinash (Salman Khan) son of Balraj (Amitabh Bachchan) and Shobhana Kapoor (Hema Malini) has returned home after seven years in the States. While playing golf one day, he bumps into Malvika 'Mili' Talwar (Rani Mukerji). They become friends and over the course of time, their friendship blossoms into love. They get married and are blessed with a son. Cruel fate intervenes and one day Avinash meets with a fatal accident. Life becomes unbearable for Mili.

Balraj decides to bring happiness back in her life and asks her childhood friend Rajat (John Abraham) to marry her. But Mili's reluctance and opposition from other family members threaten to thwart Balraj's kind intentions.

Carrying his father's formidable legacy forward, Ravi Chopra has given his audience an immortal TV serial like Mahabharath and blockbuster films like The Burning Train and Baghsaan. The producer the legendary Dr. B. R. Chopra has tackled social issues and sensitive subjects like widow remarriage, Hindu and Muslim unity, rape and extra marital relationships far ahead of the time.

His films like Afsana, Naya Daur, Gumraah, Aaomi Aij Insaan, Insaaf ka Tarazu, Ek Hi Raasta and Waqt are some of the well known productions.

The music for‘Baabul’ by Adesh Shrivastava.

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