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Cast overview, first billed only:
Navin Nischol ...
Om Prakash ...
Girdharilal Sharma
Archana ...
Deven Verma ...
Lalita Pawar ...
Deepa's dadima
M.B. Shetty ...
Shetty (as Shetty)
Asit Kumar Sen ...
Jhunjhunwala (as Asit Sen)
Dulari ...
Nirmala Sharma
Sonia Sahni ...
Brahm Bhardwaj ...
Paul Mahendra
Oscar Unger ...
(as Oscar)


Two unemployed slackers, Bhola and Ajay come across a newspaper advertisement about a missing elderly gentleman, whose estate is worth millions. They come across this male in the Hanging Garden Park in Bombay, and decide to make him their paternal uncle and take him to live with them in a rented apartment, which they cannot afford. This elderly man, Girdharilal takes an unusual interest in Ajay's girlfriend, Deepa. While Bhola and Ajay try to find ways and means of getting rich by turning Girdharilal in, a number of horrific homicides are committed, all against former business associates of Girdharilal, and the clues all point toward the hapless duo. Written by rAjOo (

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Aayo Kahan Se Ghanshyam
Sung by Manna Dey & Archana
Music composed by Rahul Dev Burman
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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is one of the best story tellers, Bollywood ever gave us.!!
30 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Story: BMG starts with two unemployed out of luck guys (Navin Nischol and Deven Verma), living as paying guests in the house of a strict old lady who wants to kick them out for not paying rent. Their only saving grace is the lady's niece (Archana) who is dating Nischol. One day though, the land lady can't take it anymore and asks the two guys to pack up their bags and leave. Well they are on their way until Verma hits on an idea after seeing a newspaper classified ad – which mentions looking for a lost old man who is worth millions. Making this old man their "uncle" the guys act if now they will be rich, prompting the landlady to let them stay. Well they soon meet their "uncle" (Omprakash) and bring them in their house. Who is uncle? Where does he come from? How does he know all these big shots in the city? Questions the answers to which the guys least care about. All they want is to return uncle to the guys who put that ad out in the paper. And their problems begin. Every time they go to one of the big shots who they think put the ad…the guys make up an appointment and go to meet the person…to find him dead. And this keeps happening each time they approach a new person. And each time they run back home they find Omprakash providing singing lessons to the girls, always singing ''Aayo Kahan Se Ghanshyam.." (Where did you come from Ghanshyam..) – hilarious to see the look on both Nischol and Verma with their scared looks, panting from all that running to come back to the house and see Omprakash singing the song.I liked this movie i swear this is the best film with three thinks together( comedy,suspense and romance).I've already watched this movie 4 times i like it very much.Review* What's missing in suspense thrillers of today? Come to think of it, there is hardly any suspense thriller made now. The few that were made in the last few years, have the movies concentrating hard on misleading the audience on who actually is the real killer, shock the audience with a sudden attack from behind on the hero or heroine, loud music, loud creaking doors…Again the story and art of telling the story to us - these factors have been completely ignored in these movies like all others.

Buddha Mil Gaya shows the wide range of skillful story telling by our dear old Hrishida. How can someone who gave us "Anand" a year before and will give us "Chupke Chupke" 4 years from now, make a suspense thriller you ask? But Hrishida did it and did it so well that it should be a template for suspense movie makers. We should catch these craftsmen of today by the neck and make them watch Buddha Mil Gaya – "This is how a suspense thriller is made you idiots!" Hrishida was not afraid to build a suspense drama upon a comic undertone through out the movie. Different shades of moods and emotions all throughout the movie overlapping each other – you are biting your nails when the two poor guys see another dead guy but are laughing out AT THE VERY SAME TIME on how the scene is played and how they return to the same song back at their house. How many directors today are comfortable doing that? BMG proves one thing. That you can make a comedy and then a crime caper followed by a suspense drama…it is possible to make any movie – a good movie which is successful, provided you have a strong foundation of telling a good story. Hrishida, to put it simply, is one of the best story tellers, Bollywood ever gave us.

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