Lajja is an Drama, Action, Crime movie starring Rekha, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Madhuri Dixit. Lajja is directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, released on 19, Sep, 2001. Vaidehi (Manisha Koirala) gets married to Raghuvir (Jackie Shroff), an NRI. Suffering the agony of an unhappy marriage, she decides to run away from him when she learns that she is pregnant and he wants to take the child away from her. In her pursuit for freedom, she meets Mythili (Mahima Chaudhury) a bride-to-be, Janaki (Madhuri Dixit) a theatre artist and Ramdulari (Rekha) a village midwife - all of whom are victims of male chauvinism.