- 3 hr 7 min
Lamhe is a 1991 Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Yash Chopra and produced by T. Subbarami Reddy. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Anupam Kher, Waheeda Rehman and Deepak Malhotra in lead roles. The movie revolves around the complexities of love, desire and the conflict of emotions involved in relationships. The film begins with Virendra Pratap Singh (Anil Kapoor) visiting his mother in Rajasthan. There, he meets Pallavi (Sridevi), the daughter of his mother's best friend. The two initially have a tiff, but then Viren is smitten by her beauty and charm. He tries his best to woo her, but Pallavi is in love with another man. Undeterred, Viren continues to pursue her gracefully, and eventually, Pallavi falls for him. However, before their love can take shape, Pallavi's father passes away, and she and her family move to London.
Years go by, and Viren still can't forget Pallavi. He decides to go to London to see her, and there he meets Pallavi's daughter, Pooja (Sridevi again), who looks exactly like her mother. Viren is immediately drawn to Pooja and starts spending time with her. However, Pooja is oblivious to his true intentions and sees him only as a friend. The story then takes a dramatic turn when Pooja falls in love with someone, and Viren realizes he must choose between his love for Pallavi and his affection for Pooja.
Throughout the movie, the movie explores the depths of love, the complexities of relationships, and the depth of emotions that human beings can feel. The film's stunning visuals, coupled with the soulful music by Shiv-Hari, make for a cinematic experience that is hard to forget. Anil Kapoor's nuanced portrayal of a man struggling with his emotions is heart-wrenching, whereas Sridevi's grace and beauty give a touch of poignancy to the film. Anupam Kher's witty one-liners add a touch of humor to the story.
In conclusion, Lamhe is a classic tale of love and longing that captures the essence of what it is to fall in love. The movie is a testament to the brilliance of Yash Chopra and the sheer talent of the star cast. It continues to inspire the audience and has been known to be a movie that can make anyone who watches it, fall in love again.
Lamhe is a 1991 drama with a runtime of 3 hours and 7 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.