Based in the year 1953, Pakhi (Sonakshi Sinha), a young and
vulnerable looking girl lives with her father who is a Zamindar in
an aristocratic world. In this tranquil existence enters an
archaeologist, Varun (Ranveer Singh) seeking help from the Zamindar
with a letter from the Archaeological Society of India.
With his remarkable knowledge of books and music, and expertise
in his own field, Varun impresses the Zamindar, stealing his way
into the life and heart of the family; especially Pakhi's. As love
blossoms, Pakhi is drawn towards Varun's captivating reserve and
Following a series of inevitable uncertainties and
misunderstandings, she comes to terms with her feelings for Varun
on the eve of his departure. She shares it with her father and
Varun finds himself agreeing to marry Pakhi. But strange are the
quirks of fate, queer the vicissitudes of misfortune. A shocking
realization about Varun shatters Pakhi's life. She turns reclusive.
Pakhi struggles to move on with her life, determined to forget him
and their relationship. Until one day, he lands up at her doorstep
under the most extraordinary circumstances. What happens next? How
would Pakhi react to this?
Lootera is a heart-warming love story. Set in the 50s, the film
effortlessly slips into the history and successfully creates an
old-age romance saga, with some overpowering star
Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane
Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane's last creation Udaan did manage
to win many hearts across the nation, and now his latest movie
Lootera seems to have all the ingredients to create the magic
But someone who has genuinely stunned us is none other than
Sonakshi Sinha. The natural and divine looking Sinha breathes air
into the character and excels as an actor in the flick.
From Band Bajaa Baaraat's 'Delhi ka launda act' to the calm,
poised and sobre Varun, Ranveer Singh is an absolute stunner. He
does a commendable job in the film and proves his versatility as an
Lootera is a classic love story, with some incredible
performances. This one is a must, must watch.