Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is a 2019 Indian Hindi language romantic film which is directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar. The film is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banner of Vinod Chopra film.
The film stars Sonam Kapoor in the leading role. It also stars Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Raj Kumar Rao and also features Akshay Oberoi, Madhumalti Kapoor, Regina Cassandra, Brijendra Kala in supporting roles.
The film marked the Bollywood debut of Cassandra and the first collaboration between real-life father and daughter Anil and Sonam. It was the first mainstream Indian film to deal with a lesbian relationship.
The film’s title was derived from the song of the same name from 1942: Love story (1994). The soundtrack was composed by Rochak Kohli with lyrics written by Gurpreet Saini.
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga was released worldwide on 1 February 2019, and received positive reviews from critics.
Sonam Kapoor’s latest outing ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ (ELKDTAL) has received a mixed response from the audience. The movie also deals with the sensitive issue of same-sex love and Sonam played the protagonist named Sweety Chaudhary.
Taran Adarsh the journalist gave the film three stars out of five, terming it as “Brave” and says, “Good to see unconventional themes being given dignity by mainstream actors… Will surely trigger debates about love and life… Anil, Juhi, Rajkummar, Sonam, Abhishek Duhan are top notch.”
The film collected Rs.3.30 crore on the first day of release. The film saw an opening weekend of Rs.13.53 crore in the domestic circuit.
In the domestic market, the film grossed Rs.21.26 crore and in the overseas market, it grossed Rs.7.32 crore. The worldwide gross of the film stands at Rs.28.58 crore.
After the worldwide gross the journalist Tarn Adarsh wrote in a tweet “#EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisaLaga finds limited patronage… Select urban centres contributed to the revenue… Is dull beyond metros… Fri 3.30 cr, Sat 4.65 cr, Sun 5.58 cr, Mon 1.90 cr, Tue 1.71 cr, Wed 1.37 cr, Thu 1.17 cr. Total: Rs. 19.68 cr. India biz. #ELKDTAL.”
#EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisaLaga finds limited patronage… Select urban centres contributed to the revenue… Is dull beyond metros… Fri 3.30 cr, Sat 4.65 cr, Sun 5.58 cr, Mon 1.90 cr, Tue 1.71 cr, Wed 1.37 cr, Thu 1.17 cr. Total: ₹ 19.68 cr. India biz. #ELKDTAL
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 8, 2019