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Gol Maal (1979)

 -  Comedy  -  20 April 1979 (India)
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Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amol Palekar ...
Ram Prasad Dasharath Prasad Sharma
Bindiya Goswami ...
Urmila
Deven Verma ...
Himself
Shubha Khote ...
Buaji Kalindi
Manju Singh ...
Ratna Sharma
Dina Pathak ...
Kamala Srivastav (as Dina Phathak)
Pushpa
David Abraham ...
Doctor Kedar Mama (as David)
Yunus Parvez ...
Bade Babu
Utpal Dutt ...
Bhavani Shankar
Ashwani
Harish Magon ...
Badri Narayan Shrivastav (as Harish)
Bhola
Amol Sen
Siddharth ...
(as Siddhart)
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Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also against any of his employees indulging in recreation of any kind. When Ramprasad is caught by his boss at a soccer match, he has to invent a twin brother, the clean-shaven Laxman Prasad, to save his job. When Bhavani's daughter falls in love with the clean-shaven Laxman Prasad, and insists on marrying him, and Bhavani insists she should marry Ramprasad, things take a whacky turn. A fake mother and a hilarious chase are other enjoyable features involved in this comedy. Written by Vijay

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Simply fantastic
16 February 2001 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Also fabulous music by R. D. Burman. Very simple, neat ,smooth comedy... too good ... enjoy on a lazy afternoon. Its one of those lighter movies that came around in the seventies. And since then no such movies in bollywood. Very few movies come closer to movie like Golmaal. Amol Palekar's cool acting and Utpal Dutt's fantastic role. Must see!


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