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Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen (1990)

| Drama, Musical
A poetic blend of Dreams and Reality, a story of ordinary people and that what is extra-ordinary in them.

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Credited cast:
Anita Kanwar ...
Binni Rai (as Aneeta Kanwar)
Nana Patekar ...
Natwarlal aka Dhrushtadyumna padmanabh Prajapati Neelkant Dhumketu Barish Kar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Riju Bajaj ...
Bim
Hemant Desai
Vikram Gokhale ...
Collector Jaideep Das Gupta
Gorakshakar
Madan Gupte
Arun Joglekar ...
Behraam
Gautam Joglekar
Aparajita Krisha ...
Urmila
Krishnakant
Dilip Kulkarni ...
Bade Bhaiyya
Deepa Lagoo ...
Budhiya (as Deepa Shriram)
Suresh Rege
Vasant Sabnis
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The film is a comment on a society that brands people into images they should be, and talks of individual dreams and aspirations. Set in the background of a small town in India, against the harsh weather conditions and lack of rain, the story revolves around a girl who is unconventional in her ways and appearance, in-feminine in the conventional sense of the word, and therefore subjugated to much negative public opinions and advices on what she should be. She is supported by a supportive just father, a younger brother who is about to turn 18 and a realistic, discouraging but loving older brother. And in their lives then enters a man who believes in magic and tells them that he can bring rain! The story unfolds with much poetry and a dreamlike quality that is magical. Written by Shweta Rao raoshweta1978@yahoo.com

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Naseeruddin had signed the film. After Tridev became a blockbuster he hiked up his price. Amol declined to pay him and wanted to approach Kamal Hassan. Thats when Nana Patekar approached Amol ans asked him if he could get the film. See more »

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Version of The Rainmaker (1966) See more »

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Really nice movie
21 April 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Strongly recommended for a nice weekend evening. Excellent direction, acting and totally new story line. Especially the first part where the whole movie follows a poetic route of dialogue delivery rather than traditional rout. Though the film drags in second part, it is still watchable for its central character, Nana Patekar


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