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When Kajal (Sridevi) marries Raaj (Anil Kapoor), an Engineer by profession, she and her dad (Kader Khan), automatically assume that he is rich, wealthy, and corrupt. But that is not the ... See full summary »

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Kaajal Verma (as Sreedevi)
Urmila Matondkar ...
Jhanhvi Sahni
Paresh Rawal ...
Hasmukhlal
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Mr. Sahni
Farida Jalal ...
Kaajal's Mother
Johnny Lever ...
Hiralal (Hari) (as Johny Lever)
Upasna Singh ...
Hasmukhlal's Daughter / Wife (as Upasana Singh)
Mehmood Jr. ...
Hiralal's Friend (as Jr. Mehmood)
Master Omkar Kapoor
Baby Alisha ...
Preeti Verma (as Baby Alisha Baig)
Shezaad ...
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Dharmesh Tiwari
Dinesh Hingoo ...
The man asked for direction.
Anil Saxena
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When Kajal (Sridevi) marries Raaj (Anil Kapoor), an Engineer by profession, she and her dad (Kader Khan), automatically assume that he is rich, wealthy, and corrupt. But that is not the case. Raaj does not have an air-conditioner, a car, nor even a refrigerator. This infuriates Kajal, and in her mind she creates a separate world, where she is rich, wealthy, has several cars, and lives lavishly in a big bungalow. Even with birth of two children, and several years of marriage, does not change Kajal. When Jahnvi (Urmilla Matondkar) Raaj's boss's (Saeed Jaffrey) daughter comes from overseas into their lives, she falls for the honest Raaj. After meeting the greedy Kajal, Jahnvi offers a large sum of money in exchange of Raaj. And Kajal, seeing this as her opportunity to wealth and a easy life, accepts, not knowing that this decision will change her life forever. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Partly a film, partly a joke
5 July 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

I mean, come on - a woman sells her husband? And on top of that, the husband has no objection? Which woman would sell her husband? Which woman would want to buy a man? Which man would be ready to display himself for sale? It's a big joke. The film does have something that partially works, maybe it's the naivety of the mainstream, escapist, and not-always-realistic Hindi cinema. But it falls short soon. The main idea and the entire story make it look pathetic. Anil Kapoor is ordinary. Sridevi, despite delivering a generally good performance with a nice mixture of comedy and drama, is annoying and unbearable at times. I mean, you need not be a complete idiot to make a convincing poor and rural housewife. It's not her fault, it's the director's insistence to make her a court jester. Urmila is perhaps the best of the lot, and she plays the simple rich girl endearingly. Well, Judaai is not that bad for a one-time watch, and I believe some would enjoy it. My say - watch it if you are ready to go through moments of sheer stupidity.


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