- 2 hr 6 min
Aisha is a romantic comedy-drama movie that released in 2010. The movie is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Emma and is directed by Rajshree Ojha. Aisha stars Sonam Kapoor in the titular role along with Abhay Deol, Cyrus Sahukar, Amrita Puri, Ira Dubey, Karamjeet Madonna, and Lisa Haydon. The movie revolves around Aisha Kapoor, a young and beautiful socialite from Delhi. Aisha is a busybody who takes pride in matchmaking, and she enjoys playing cupid for her friends. She has a unique style sense and loves dressing up. Aisha is the queen bee of her social circle, and everyone looks up to her for fashion advice and party planning. Aisha's journey in the movie begins when she meets a new girl, Shefali Thakur, who is not from her social circle. Shefali is a simple girl from a middle-class family who works as a librarian. Aisha takes Shefali under her wing and decides to give her a makeover to help her fit in with her social circle. Aisha's matchmaking skills are put to the test when she decides to find a suitable groom for Shefali. While Aisha is busy playing cupid, she also has her own love life to deal with. She has a crush on her friend Arjun Burman, but she doesn't make a move as she doesn't want to ruin their friendship. Arjun is a successful investment banker, and he is a complete opposite of Aisha. Despite their differences, they share a special bond. Aisha's friendship and relationships are tested when she realizes that her matchmaking has led to several misunderstandings and heartbreaks. Shefali's makeover creates a rift between her and her best friend Randhir Gambhir, who has feelings for her. Aisha's meddling in Randhir's love life causes a strain in their friendship. Similarly, Aisha's matchmaking for her friend Pinky causes a rift between Pinky and her fiancÃ©. Aisha's world comes crashing down when she realizes that her matchmaking has not only caused heartbreaks but has also hurt people. She becomes aware of her faults and is forced to reflect on her actions. It is at this moment that Aisha understands the true meaning of friendship and the importance of communication. Sonam Kapoor shines in the titular role, bringing a certain charm to Aisha's character. Her portrayal of Aisha is commendable, and she aces the character's quirks and mannerisms. Abhay Deol is impressive as Arjun Burman, and he brings depth to his character. Amrita Puri as Shefali Thakur is a delight to watch, and she adds a certain innocence to the movie. Karamjeet Madonna, Cyrus Sahukar, and Ira Dubey deliver memorable performances as Aisha's friends, and they bring their comic timing to the forefront. Lisa Haydon as Aarti Menon, Aisha's friend from New York, adds glamor to the movie. The movie's highlight is its music, composed by Amit Trivedi. The songs, like Gal Mitthi Mitthi, Lehrein, and Suno Aisha, are still popular today and have become classics. In conclusion, Aisha is a feel-good movie that celebrates friendships, love, and self-discovery. It is a lighthearted take on Jane Austen's classic Emma, and it successfully captures the spirit of the original novel. The movie is a must-watch for fans of romantic comedies and those looking for a fun movie night with friends.