Laila is a 1997 Maldivian drama film edited and directed by Abdulla Sujau. Produced by Aafathis, the film stars Aishath Shirani, Moosa Zakariyya, Aishath Zeeniya, Ali Shameel and Mariyam Haleem in pivotal roles.


Laila, an attractive blind girl and the only child of a family, desires to meet her mother, Waheedha (Mariyam Haleem) who has been divorced during her childhood. Mueed (Moosa Zakariyya), a new recruit working at her father, Faiz's (Ali Shameel) office, visits her home upon Faiz's request and is instantly attracted to Laila. Their friendship grows into romance and complications arise when Laila's best-friend, Zeena, realizes her crush, Ahmed, is the same man posing with a different name, whom Laila is romantically linked up with.


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    director Abdulla Sujau
    editor Abdulla Sujau
    genre drama
    keywords blind girl divorce mariyam haleem new recruit only child
    musicBy Nafil
    producer Aafathis
    productionCompany Corona Arts