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Bade Ghar Ki Beti (1989)

Mala is the daughter of Kishanlal who works as a servant with a wealthy family. One day Mala meets with the owner of this family, who is so impressed with Mala that he asks for her hand in ... See full summary »

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Thakur Din Dayal
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Gopal
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Mala (as Meenakshi Seshadri)
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Manohar (as Rajkiran)
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Murli
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Girdhar
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Murli's Wife
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Girdhar's Wife
Jayshree T. ...
Manohar's Wife
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Kasturi
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Mrs. Din Dayal
C.S. Dubey ...
Lala (Money-lender) (as C.S. Dube)
Pinchoo Kapoor ...
Jwala Prasad (as Pincho Kapoor)
Shivraj ...
Kishan Lal
Urmila Bhatt ...
Mrs. Kishan Lal
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Mala is the daughter of Kishanlal who works as a servant with a wealthy family. One day Mala meets with the owner of this family, who is so impressed with Mala that he asks for her hand in marriage for his fourth son, Gopal, which Kishanlal humbly accepts. As a result Mala gets married to Gopal, and moves in to their palatial home. While Mala is extremely helpful and sweet-natured, the rest of the daughter-in-laws, three of them, are quite the opposite. When bad times befall this family, the owner passes away; Gopal and Mala move out, leaving Gopal's mother at the mercy of her indifferent sons, Girdhar, Murli, Manohar, and their abusive wives who refuse to assist in any household work, virtually forcing their aged mother-in-law to all menial work, not looking after her needs, even when she becomes ill, and ultimately throwing her out of the house. Gopal gains popularity as a musician, while his brothers mortgage their family home with a moneylender. They decide to live off Gopal, and ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Cameraman Sudhir Majumdar' s widow Tehmi Majumdar sued producer Mohanji Prasad for money owed to her husband for the movie. See more »

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OK family film
4 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

Family film with a big cast comprising SHAMMI KAPOOR, RISHI KAPOOR, MEENAKSHI SHEDARSHI, RAJ KIRAN, KADER KHAN, GULSHAN GROVER, SATISH SHAH and PRAN

The film's story is nothing new Just a son who does bad things on his parents Pran's role kind of reminds you of KASAUTI (1974)

Rishi Kapoor and Meenakshi Shedarshi steal the show as Gopal and Mala Their role kind of reminds you of GHARANA (1989) Raj Kiran, Satish Shah and Gulshan Grover are bad as the bad brothers Shoma Anand, Aruna Irani and Jayshree T excel Shammi Kapoor is good as gold Sushma Seth is passable Kader Khan has a nice role Ashok Saraf is good


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