7.6/10
1,231
3 user 1 critic

Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986)

Charandas lives a poor lifestyle in a small town in India along with his older brother, Bhajandas, and Bhabhi. He is unemployed and commits himself to be a wrestler with Ustad Mastram ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue), (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Meri Jung (1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two top lawyers battle against each other while the whole city witnesses the battle.

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Beena Banerjee, Rajan Haksar, A.K. Hangal
Woh 7 Din (1983)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Maya, coming from poor family, is married to the affluent Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on the nuptial night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem whose ambition was ... See full summary »

Director: Bapu
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Naseeruddin Shah
Naram Garam (1981)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An impoverished employee tries to prevent his superiors and employers from marrying his sweetheart.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Amol Palekar, Swaroop Sampat, Utpal Dutt
Karz (1980)
Action | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Ravi is killed by his wife after his marriage. He is reborn as Monty and is now a singer he goes to holiday in Ooty where he recollects his memories from previous life and inquires about his family from first life and his evil wife Kamini.

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Tina Ambani, Simi Garewal
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Rosie Perreira is an overly anxious widow, living with her guitar-obsessed son, Sabhi, and a lovely daughter, Nancy, who she would like to get married to a wealthy young man. Her helpful ... See full summary »

Director: Basu Chatterjee
Stars: Amol Palekar, Tina Ambani, Asrani
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Arun (Amol Palekar) is a shy accountant in Bombay who dreams of romancing Prabha (Vidya Sinha), but never gets past following her around without managing to actually speak up. While Arun ... See full summary »

Director: Basu Chatterjee
Stars: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar
Tezaab (1988)
Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A college student, who has decided to serve for his country, turns a criminal.

Director: N. Chandra
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher
Karma I (1986)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The PSO is a British oriented group who wants to take control of India. When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests there leader Dr. Michael Dang the authorities blast the jail... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Dilip Kumar, Nutan, Naseeruddin Shah
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Three woman-hating brothers face changes in their respective lifestyles when two of them fall in love.

Director: Satyen Bose
Stars: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, Anoop Kumar
Abhimaan (1973)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A popular singer convinces his new wife to enter show-business, but his pride is wounded when she outshines him.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Asrani
Ram Lakhan (1989)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Sharda (Raakhee) vows vengeance when her husband is murdered by his two evil cousins, Bhishamber (Amrish Puri) and Bhanu (Paresh Rawal), and she and her two young sons are thrown out on the... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Rakhee Gulzar, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor
Shakti (1982)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Sippy
Stars: Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Charandas
...
Chameli
...
Ustad Mastram Pehalwan
...
Advocate Harish
...
Kallumal "Koylawala" (as Pankaj Kapoor)
...
Chaganlal
Bharti Achrekar ...
Champa
...
Bhajandas (as Satyen Kappu)
Ram P. Sethi ...
Nathilal (as Ram Sethi)
Tabassum ...
Bhajanda's wife
Nandita Thakur ...
Huma Khan ...
Gulabo
Ghanshyam Rohera ...
Fatchat (as Ghanshyam)
Shail Chaturvedi ...
Lachuram Khapanchi
Jinder Walia
Edit

Storyline

Charandas lives a poor lifestyle in a small town in India along with his older brother, Bhajandas, and Bhabhi. He is unemployed and commits himself to be a wrestler with Ustad Mastram Pahelwan, who gets him to promise to be celibate until he is 40 years of age. But when Charandas meets with a school student, Chameli, the daughter of a low-caste Coal merchant, both fall head-over-heels in love with each other, go on dates, exchange love letters, much to the chagrin of Chameli's dad, Kallumal, who has plans to be the next Municipal Chairman, and mom, Champa, who decide to enlist the help of Champa's brother, Chaganlal, as well as arrange Chameli's marriage with Advocate Makhan, the son of Lachuram, who is of their caste. As events hilarious spiral out of control, Charandas must now decide whether he prefers to be known as the semi-senile lover, Majnu, or as Prithviraj Chauhan, who dared to abduct his future wife, amidst stiff all-round opposition. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 February 1986 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Chameli's Marriage  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Prakash Mehra had produced this film for his office staff. See more »

Soundtracks

Tu jahan le chalega chalungi, teri dukh dard main bhant lungi
Sung by Asha Bhosle
Lyrics by Prakash Mehra, Anjaan
Music by Kalyanji Veerji Shah (as Kalyanji) Anandji Veerji Shah (as Anandji)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
this one is hilarious

This is a hilarious movie about a small town romance. Pankaj Kapoor as coal merchant and Amrita Singh's father and Amjad Khan as lawyer and Anil Kapoor's big brother are brilliant and although i am not a big fan of Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh but they have done a good job as well. Basu Chatterjee and Sharad Joshi have been successful in capturing the spirit of a small town in UP. The language used is right out of some town in western UP and the result is quite hilarious. But the songs stick out like a sore thumb because not only they are out of place but absolute base as well. If you like simple comedies you will love this one but don't forget to skip the songs.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Editors' Choice: 7 Powerful Political Dramas

In anticipation of Indu Sarkar, a Marathi political drama about the 1975 Emergency in India, our editors chose seven Indian movies that powerfully portray a political issue with a point of view.

See our complete list of movies and trivia

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?