Rishtey is a Bollywood family drama film that was released in 2002. The movie stars Anil Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, and Shilpa Shetty Kundra. This film is directed by Indra Kumar and the music is composed by Sanjeev-Darshan. The film revolves around the themes of family relationships, love, and sacrifice. The film is centered around Suraj Singh (Anil Kapoor) who is a single father and is completely dedicated to his son Raju (played by child actor Master Adhyayan Suman). He is a truck driver who makes ends meet by hauling goods. Suraj's life takes a surprising turn when he meets Komal (Karisma Kapoor) on one of his trips. She comes from a wealthy family and is fascinated by Suraj's simplicity and kindness. The two fall in love and decide to get married.
However, life isn't so simple for the newlyweds as they face disapproval from Komal's family. Her father (played by Amrish Puri) thinks Suraj is not a suitable match for his daughter and doesn't want his daughter to lead a challenging life. Despite the initial hurdles, the couple decides to stay together, and eventually are blessed with a daughter.
The story further takes a twist when their son Raju gets lost at a train station. The film highlights the challenges and struggles that Suraj faces while searching for his son. He goes through a series of hardships, including depression and poverty, as he tries to find his son. This incident really tests the bonds of their family and brings out the sacrifices that family members are willing to make for each other.
Shilpa Shetty appears in the film in a small but impactful role as Vaijanti, a cheerful and lively village girl who helps Suraj in his search for his son. She brings a lighter touch to the story and brings moments of comic relief.
The music of the film is composed by Sanjeev-Darshan and the lyrics are written by Sameer. The songs of the movie like 'Ek Dilruba Hai', 'Deewana Deewana', and 'Apna Bana Ke Dekho' became popular and are still remembered today.
Overall, Rishtey is a heartwarming movie that highlights emotions of love, sacrifice and family. The film successfully captures the essence of the Indian family system and its values. It is a must-watch film for anyone who values family and relationships. The performances of the lead actors are commendable and make the film worth watching.
Rishtey is a 2002 action movie. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.8.