Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (2019)
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is a coming-of-age romantic comedy drama movie directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar. The screenplay was written by Dhar and Gazal Dhaliwal. It stars Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Sonam Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, and features Akshay Oberoi, Regina Cassandra, Brijendra Kala and Madhumalti Kapoor in supporting roles. The movie tells the story of Sweety Chaudhary, a closeted lesbian, and her attempts to come out to her religious and traditional Punjabi family. The movie is the first collaboration between real-life father and daughter Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor, and marks the Bollywood debut of Regina Cassandra. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga is the first Bollywood film to feature a lesbian relationship. It was released worldwide on 1 February 2019 with mixed to positive reviews. The screenplay was selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its library’s Core Collection. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga movie story is a love story but some love stories are not simple. Sweety Chaudhary has to contend with her over-enthusiastic family that wants to get her married to a young writer who is completely smitten by her. A secret that she harbours close to her heart and ultimately the truth that her true love might not find acceptance in her family and society. Resolving these issues proves hilarious, touching and life changing.