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Chashme Buddoor (1981)

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Two womanizing slackers, Omi and Jai (Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani respectively) attempt to woo the new girl in the neighbourhood, and fail - miserably. Their third room-mate, shy, and a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Farooq Shaikh ...
Siddharth Parashar
Deepti Naval ...
Neha Rajan
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Lalan Mian
Rakesh Bedi ...
Omi
Ravi Baswani ...
Jai Lakhanpal (as Ravi Vaswani)
Leela Mishra ...
Neha's grandmother
Vinod Doshi ...
Neha's Dad
Ranjan Grewal ...
Neha's Brother
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Himself
...
Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Veeni Paranjape Joglekar ...
(as Veeni Joglekar)
Kamiya
...
Music instructor
Kamal Nathani
Partha Rai
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Two womanizing slackers, Omi and Jai (Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani respectively) attempt to woo the new girl in the neighbourhood, and fail - miserably. Their third room-mate, shy, and a bookworm - succeeds, much to their chargin. The two scheme up comical ideas to split the two lovebirds, so that their secrets and humiliation are not revealed. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Remade as Paavam Paavam Rajakumaran (1990) See more »

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Kahaan se aaye badra
Singer: Yesudas, Haimanti Shukla
Lyrics: Indu Jain
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21 September 2002 | by (Delhi) – See all my reviews

Absolutely Love this movie!

I have seen it 10 times within a month! Its Hilarious, original ..reminds me of my old college days.

A must see for everyone. (Wonder why there aren't other movies like this one. I guess the closest match is Katha. If anyone can find an equivalent Hindi movie, I would love to hear about it).

The storyline, acting, direction are totally superb. . Deepti Naval and Farooq Sheikh are great. Saeed Jaffrey's acting as the paaanwaala is too good to believe. Note his typical Agra'ite language.

Another good point: You can also see the Delhi of yesteryears - how it looked like in 1981, pollution free and without the ubiquitous Maruti. Wide roads, with few people.


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