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Gol Maal (1979)

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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Ram Prasad Dasharath Prasad Sharma
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Urmila
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Himself
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Buaji Kalindi
Manju Singh ...
Ratna Sharma
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Kamala Srivastav (as Dina Phathak)
Pushpa
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Doctor Kedar Mama (as David)
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Bade Babu
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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 hockey 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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20 April 1979 (India)  »

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This movie inspired Rohit Shetty's movie Bol Bachchan, released in 2012. See more »

Quotes

Deven Varma: First I thought I could direct your movie myself but now I think we have to get some big director from some hit movie; because their is no logic in your story anymore.
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Referenced in 3 Idiots (2009) See more »

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Best comedy I have ever seen
6 December 2003 | by (US) – See all my reviews

This is the best comedy I have seen so far. Neither has such a comedy ever been produced again, not it will be. Utpal dutt is just great and so is Amol Palekar. Two great actors and very well supported by Dina Pathak. Bollywood, why have you stopped making such excellent movies. I have seen it 20 times and each time I see it, I like it even more. I know almost all main dialogues of the movie now. Wondeful film and must watch. I would give it a 10/10.


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