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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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THODA HAI THODE KI JAROORAT HAI
Performed by Kishore-Lata
Written by Gulzar
Music by Rajesh Roshan
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Hatta Meetha
21 March 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

You can simply say its just another flick with humor and it actually suggests you to do so but you cant rate it as an average film. why? because of its simplicity it touches you. There are no melodramatic scenes characters are near to reality one can connect with the theme and watching Late Mr. Ashok Kumar is a treat. Mr Deven Verna's performance attracts.His song Mummi O Mummi tu kab saas banegi is very good. another song from Thoda hai Thode ki zaroorat hai by Late Mr Kishor Kumar is good to listen. Film is based on Indian Parsi families and shows there life style in brief. Rakesh Roshan and Bindiya Goswami is OK. I gave 8 ranking for it. If you are interested in light comedy it is for you Go & Watch!!


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