Laadla is a 1994 Indian drama film directed by Raj Kanwar, from a screenplay written by Anees Bazmee. The film stars Sridevi and Anil Kapoor in the lead roles. Raveena Tandon, Anupam Kher, Farida Jalal, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Alok Nath, Mohnish Bahl and Prem Chopra appear in supporting roles. The film initially starred Divya Bharti as the female lead and she had shot most of the film. However, due to her untimely death in 1993, the film was reshot with Sridevi replacing her. The film is the remake of Kannada film Anuraga Aralithu (1986). In the film, a headstrong factory owner marries the union leader of the factory, to quell his spirit and teach him a lesson. In the process, she ends up learning a few lessons herself.
Raj "Raju" Verma lives with his disabled and paralyzed mother Gayatri. While on his way to a job interview one day, he saves textile mill owner Laxminarayan Jetley who offers him a job in his factory run by his ambitious daughter Sheetal.