In 'Baghban', Raj Malhotra (Amitabh Bachchan) and wife Pooja (Hema Malini) have four sons. The sons have settled down professionally and are quite independent.
However, when Raj Malhotra retires, none of his children want to be burdened with the responsibility of taking care of their parents. Strangely, it is the adopted son Alok (Salman Khan) who proves to be the most kind hearted of them all.
Their own sons, whose every need and whim they fulfilled, often with little regard to their own future, end up treating them with disdain. The loving couple is made to feel like they are burden to their sons, isolated and separated from each other, to the extent that they decide to leave altogether. What does the future have in store for the penniless and heartbroken couple? Will Raj and Pooja's sons learn the folly of their ways and turn over a new leaf?
Did you know?
When Amitabh Bachchan wanted a climax speech, that would leave everyone speechless, he requested writer Javed Akhtar to write the lines for him. Javed obliged to do so. Also, Salman Khan asked his father Salim Khan to write a few lines, before Amitabh's speech. Just minutes before the shoot, Salman called his father and asked him to write the script insisting that he could do so even in half an hour. Flattered by son's compliments Salim wrote the script, which was acceptable to Ravi Chopra. Read More