Beta (1991)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy, Comedy of Errors  |   Run Time - 164 min.  |   Countries - India  |  
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In this romantic comedy from India, Raju (Anil Kapoor) is a young man who has grown up under the thumb of his step-mother, who has raised him to be a farmer. When he attends a friend's wedding, he meets a woman named Saraswati (Madhuri Dixit) and quickly falls in love with her. Raju longs to see Saraswati again and meets up with her at a festival, where he saves her from an attack by a pervert. However, while he's walking her home, the pair are caught in a rainstorm and must take refuge in a barn. When they return the next morning, everyone is convinced they spent the night together in an inappropriate manner, and Raju marries Saraswati to save her reputation. However, Raju's mother is not especially happy with her son's new bride, and soon Saraswati is at war with her mother-in-law.

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family-disapproval, love, marriage, reputation, stepmother, wedding, farmer