Every cinephile who has lived the golden era of cinema of 1990’s must remember Anil Kapoor’s hit film 1942: A Love Story. The song Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga still reverberates in the ears of many music lovers. It was even integrated in many Bollywood films including Shah Rukh Khan’s Main Hoon Na, wherein the actor goes on his knees singing this song for his love interest Sushmita Sen. Yes, the same melodious RD Burman song is being recreated for the film Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, which features Anil Kapoor with daughter Sonam Kapoor for the first time ever. Before we move onto the details, let’s watch relive the gorgeous smile of Manisha Koirala in the song ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’.
The 1994’s hit film 1942: A Love Story was directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, however Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga will be helmed by his sister Shelly Chopra Dhar.
Like the film’s title, the iconic track will be recreated for Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor-starrer film. Confirming the news to Mumbai Mirror, Shelly Chopra Dhar said, “Yes, we are recreating the original and we want to replicate its iconic status. It’s hard to beat the original so I will be happy if we are at par with it. However, we’ll have to wait and see who sings the new version and for whom in the film.”
The movie also stars Juhi Chawla, Rajkummar Rao alongside Sonam Kapoor and Anil Kapoor. Rajkummar Rao and Anil Kapoor are simultaneously working in Fanne Khan which features Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in female lead.