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Kissi Se Na Kehna (1983)

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Kailashnath is a widower, and father of an only son, Ramesh. He feels that his son has come of age, and must get married. He goes to see a number of young ladies for him, but is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Farooq Shaikh ...
Ramesh / Mansukhlal (as Farooque Sheikh)
Deepti Naval ...
Dr. Ramola Sharma
Utpal Dutt ...
Kailash Nath
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Lalaji (as Saeed Jafferi)
S.N. Banerjee ...
Om Prakash (Ramola's Uncle)
Deven Verma ...
Mansukh (as Deven Varma)
Lalita Kumari ...
Mrs.Lalaji
Asha Sharma ...
Dolly's mom
Ketki Dave ...
Shyamoli
Nellu Arora ...
(as Nilu Arora)
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Kanu Roy
Kamlakar Date
Baldev Mehta
Samrat Kapoor
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Kailashnath is a widower, and father of an only son, Ramesh. He feels that his son has come of age, and must get married. He goes to see a number of young ladies for him, but is disappointed with them, as he feels they are too modern, speak English, and listen to foreign music. He feels that Ramesh will be better off marrying a non-English speaking lady, preferably from a small village. But the predicament of Ramesh is that he is already in love with Ramola, a very well qualified, English speaking Doctor, and he knows fully well that she will not be approved by his dad. So Ramesh, Ramola and Lalaji concoct a plot, making Ramola masquerade as a naive, non-English speaking village belle, with hilarious and unpredictable results. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Sweet comedy
6 November 2002 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

This is another one in the genre of sweet home comedies built out of nothing or minimal events. The idea here is a father (Utpal Dutt) who wants her daughter-in-law to not be english speaking because he feels that those don't follow the traditional value system.

Thus Deepti Naval, a doctor, marries to Farooq Shaikh in disguise of being a village-girl and the story goes on, eventually having the father realise that his idea about english-educated females was incorrect.

Of course the idea here is not so relevant. It is the simply comic situations that get created one after the other. Its a hilarious movie but doesn't create big laughters. The movie does not stand out as a great comedy or a great movie in any sense but is surely a worth watch because its a great combination of nice script, nice direction, nice acting etc. It has everything good though nothing great.


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