Let's Talk

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  • 2002
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 7.4  (147)

Let's Talk is a 2002 Bollywood comedy-drama directed by Ram Madhvani. The movie stars Boman Irani, Maia Katrak, and Anahita Oberoi in lead roles, with other notable cast members including Shernaz Patel, Navtej Hundal, and Vibha Chhibber. The story of Let's Talk revolves around a dysfunctional Parsi family living in Mumbai and their daily struggles to maintain a happy family life.

The movie begins with the introduction of the three main characters - Farhad Contractor (Boman Irani), his wife Shirin (Maia Katrak), and their daughter Anaheeta (Anahita Oberoi). Farhad is a successful businessman who is overworked and stressed out all the time. Shirin is a homemaker who is fed up with Farhad's workaholic nature and wants him to take a break from work and spend more time with the family. Anaheeta is a rebellious teenager who constantly clashes with her parents and wants to break free from their strict rules and regulations.

As the story progresses, we see Farhad struggling to balance his work and personal life, while Shirin tries to find ways to bring the family closer together. Meanwhile, Anaheeta starts dating a boy named Raju (played by Rohan Mitra) who is from a different religious background, and this creates a lot of tension and conflict within the family. Farhad is initially against the relationship, but after a heart-to-heart conversation with Raju, he realizes that love knows no boundaries and decides to support his daughter.

Apart from the central plot, Let's Talk also explores various themes such as religion, tradition, and gender roles. The movie highlights the challenges faced by Parsi families in modern India, and how they are struggling to come to terms with changing times. The film also sheds light on the struggles of women in patriarchal societies, and how they are often forced to put their own dreams and aspirations on hold to cater to the needs of their families.

Let's Talk is a heartwarming movie that strikes a perfect balance between comedy and drama. The film's witty dialogues and quirky characters keep the audience engaged from start to finish. The performances by the lead cast are top-notch, with Boman Irani delivering a standout performance as the stressed-out businessman trying his best to keep his family happy. Maia Katrak impresses as the strong-willed homemaker who is determined to bring her family closer together, while Anahita Oberoi shines as the rebellious teenager struggling to find her own identity.

The movie's music, composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, is another highlight. The songs are catchy and upbeat, with tracks like "Chalo Baatein Karein" and "Let's Talk" becoming instant hits. The film's cinematography, by Sanjoy Chowdhary, perfectly captures the vibrant and chaotic energy of Mumbai.

Overall, Let's Talk is a must-watch movie for anyone who enjoys heartwarming family dramas with a touch of comedy. The film's relatable characters and themes make it relevant even today, almost two decades after its release. If you haven't watched this gem of a movie yet, do yourself a favor and add it to your watchlist right away.

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    1 hr 38 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (147)