Aitraaz (Objection) is a 2004 Indian Hindi romantic thriller film produced by Subhash Ghai for Mukta Arts and directed by Abbas-Mustan. It tells the story of a man accused of sexual harassment by his female superior. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra and was the third film collaboration between Kumar and Kapoor, and Kumar and Chopra. Aitraaz features Amrish Puri, Paresh Rawal and Annu Kapoor in supporting roles. Its score was composed by Himesh Reshammiya, with lyrics by Sameer. The film is inspired by the 1994 American film Disclosure.
The film was released worldwide on 12 November 2004 to positive reviews, and Chopra received critical acclaim for her role as Sonia Roy, an ambitious woman who accuses an employee of sexual harassment, a first in Hindi cinema. The film grossed about ₹240 million (US$3.8 million) domestically, and was a commercial success. Aitraaz received a number of nominations, winning several awards (including an individual one for Chopra). At the 50th Filmfare Awards the film received two nominations, including Best Supporting Actress and Best Performance in a Negative Role, becoming the second (and final) actress to win the award after Kajol; the category was discontinued in 2008. Aitraaz was remade in Kannada as Shrimathi in 2011.