Cheeni Kum is a 2007 Bollywood romance film directed by R. Balki and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Tabu, Paresh Rawal, Zohra Sehgal and Swini Khara. The story is about After an initial disagreement about the quality of his food, London restaurateur Buddhadev Gupta (Amitabh Bachchan) and diner Nina Verma (Tabu) hit it off. Though he's in his 60s and she's in her 30s, they're soon engaged. When Nina returns to India to assist her ailing father (Paresh Rawal), Buddhadev follows in the hope of impressing her family. But, like Buddhadev's mother (Zohra Sehgal), the elder Verma objects to the relationship, leaving the lovers in a tough situation.