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Khatta Meetha (1981)

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Factory worker with 4 sons marries middle aged woman with 2 sons and a daughter

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashok Kumar ...
Homi Mistry
Rakesh Roshan ...
Firoze Sethna
Bindiya Goswami ...
Zarine
Raju Shrestha ...
Peelu Mistry (as Master Raju)
Deven Verma ...
Dara (as Deven Varma)
Preeti Ganguli ...
Freni Sethna (as Preeti Gangoly)
Ranjit Chowdhry ...
Russie Mistry (as Ranjit Chowdhary)
Devendra Khandelwal ...
Jaal Mistry (as Devendra)
Vimal Sahu ...
Fardeen Sethna
Ravi Raaj ...
Fali Mistry
Pearl Padamsee ...
Nargis Sethna
Pradeep Kumar ...
Zarine's Father (Guest Appearance)
Keshto Mukherjee ...
Milkman in the song "Roll Roll" (as Keshto Mukhrjee)
David Abraham ...
Soli (as David)
Ruby Mayer ...
Mrs. Perin Soli
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Homi Mistry (Ashok Kumar) has been a widower for several years now, and looks after his four sons, their small house, and a job at the factory. Nargis Sethna has been widowed; is a housewife, has two sons and a daughter, and a large house. Then Soli (David), Nargis' and Homi's friend, suggests that the two get married, then at least the children will have a mother and father, as well as a larger house. They do get married, and hilarious chaos results, as the family and the children try to accomodate each other and fit in with their new family and surroundings. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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21 May 1981 (Portugal)  »

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YE JEENA HAI ANGUR KA DANA KUCH KHATTA HAI KUCH MEETHA HAI
Performed by Kishore-Usha
Written by Gulzar
Music by Rajesh Roshan
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Deliciously Hilarious!!
22 September 2004 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Ashok Kumar is the father of four sons, and Pearl Padamsee is a mother of two sons, and a rather overweight and emotional daughter. When David proposes that they marry each other - which they do - chaos results.

Add to this we have Deven Verma, who is simply anxious, to the point of an obsession, to get married to any girl, and he not only keeps on pestering his poor mom, Piloo Wadia, but his co-workers, his acquaintances, and al. Kishore Kumar's "Mommy O Mommy tu kab saas banegi, Mommy O mommy tu kab saas banegi..." (O Mother mine when will you become a mother-in-law...)is simply hilarious, and must be seen to be believed. A must-see movie for the entire family.


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