A newly wedded husband plays a practical joke on his wife's family with full support from his wife and friends.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Parimal Tripathi
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Professor Sukumar Sinha
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David Abraham ...
Haripath Chaturvedi (as David)
Usha Kiran ...
Sumitra Sharma
Lily Chakravarty ...
Lata Kumar Srivastav (as Lily Chakraborty)
Keshto Mukherjee ...
James D'Costa (Driver) (as Kesto Mukherjee)
Dev Kishan
Om Prakash ...
Raghavendra Sharma (Raghav)
Lalita Kumari ...
(as Lalita Sinha)
Naina Apte
Chaitali
Aarti
Amol Sen ...
(as Amal Sen)
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Storyline

Raghav brags that he can smell a rat or an impersonator automatically, and Dr. Parimal Tripathi decides to take him on - result: funny family slapstick comedy, with a dose of pure Hindi and Urdu thrown in, especially the dialogue delivery by Om Prakash, Dharmendra, and Amitabh Bachchan. Notable songs are :Sare ga ma, ma sa re ga ma...."; "Ab ke sajan sawan me, aag lagegi badan mein, ghata barshegi, magar tarsegi nazar, mil na sakenghe do mahn ek hi aagan mein..."; "Chupke chupke chal di purvaiya, basuri bajaike raas rachaye daiya re daiya, chupke...". Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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11 April 1975 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Втихаря  »

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INR 991,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Hrishikesh Mukherjee wanted newcomers for the parts played by Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri. See more »

Quotes

Professor Sukumar Sinha: [Angrily] I'll tell everyone the truth.
[Pointing at Pyare Mohan]
Professor Sukumar Sinha: I'll tell them who you are. I'll tell them who I am.
[Pointing at Prashant]
Professor Sukumar Sinha: I'll even tell them who you are.
Prashant Kumar Srivastav: Why me? They know me as Prashant and I am Prashant.
Professor Sukumar Sinha: Ok; Then what's the problem in telling the truth?
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Connections

Referenced in Heyy Babyy (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Ab Ke Sajan Sawan Mein
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Music composed by Sachin Dev Burman
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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A superb comedy by a superb director performed by superb actors
24 February 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The performance of Amitabh Bachchan stands out amongst some of the greatest names of the 70s.Hrishikesh Mukherjee yet again shows that he is capable of presenting comedy in as sublime manner as he does emotions.Right through the movie not a single scene seems to be out of place.Dharmendra and Sharmila Tagore keep you spellbound for the initial part of the movie while Amitabh steals the show in the later.Dharmendra does well in his disguise as a gatekeeper earlier and as a driver for the most part of the movie.Actually this brings out of him his comic talent which would not have been possible with his real character of a serious botany professor.Keshto Mukherjee,Jaya Bhaduri and David are full of energy whenever they appear.The scenes which are bound to make the viewer laugh are the ones in which Dharmendra as the driver Pyare Mohan first meets Raghav and the final climax of the movie in the temple where Amitabh and Jaya are getting married.The music of Sachin Dev Burman is superb as usual.Needless to mention is the brilliance of Lata Mangeshkar in the songs "Ab ke Sajan Sawan Mein" and "Chupke Chupke Chal Re purwaiya".


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