Woh Lamhe (2006) Movie Review – Lights, Camera and Superb Drama !
Cast: Kangna Ranaut, Shiny Ahuja, Shaad, Masumi Makhija, Purab Kohli
Based on factual incidents, Mahesh Bhatt unravels one more story after Zakhm with Woh Lamhe…. His stromy relationship with Babi, Parveen which was once run of the mill gossip within the industry. No one knows the details as well as Bhatt himself, which his nephew unravels layer by layer to glow the silver screen with yet another different story after Gangster.
In the glitzy entertainment capital of Mumbai as dusk descends, famous actress Sana Azim [Kangana] slashes her wrists in a hotel room, in an attempt to kill herself. When this news reaches film-maker Aditya Garewal [Shiny Ahuja], he is devastated. Aditya has been searching for Sana, who was intensely involved with Aditya and who had mysteriously disappeared from his life without any explanation, three years ago, only to surface now in what could be the last moments of her life.
As Aditya waits outside the ICU in a death watch situation, praying to be reunited with her, he is hurled back into the perfumed days and champagne nights of his memory, wherein Sana played the role of both, lover and mentor to a struggling Aditya.
Everything was perfect, except for an enemy which lurked in the shadows, waiting to destroy their love. When Aditya realizes that the only way he can save Sana from total devastation is to take her away from Bollywood and the vested interests that threaten to destroy her completely, he runs away with Sana putting his career on the line. Those moments lived in the sanctuary of their love are like an oasis in the desert.
Until one day, suddenly, she disappears, leaving him with unanswered questions.
Why did she leave at the very acme of their love, when there seemed to be hope?
What pushed her to attempt suicide?
Will Aditya finally be able to piece together the puzzle that has been haunting him and almost destroyed him?
And most important of all, will he be reunited with his love?
As said in its preview, this is one movie for everyone who has loved and lost !