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Biwi O Biwi (1981)

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Singer Chandermohan is born in a well-off family and is the only child. Since he is of marriageable age, both he and his parents want him to get married. But since he was born with a strong... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sanjeev Kumar ...
Col. Mangal Singh / Shankar / Commdr Chatur Singh
Randhir Kapoor ...
Chandermohan 'Chander'
Poonam Dhillon ...
Asha M. Singh
Yogeeta Bali ...
Rina (as Yogita Bali)
Simi Garewal ...
Nisha
Rajendra Nath ...
Veer Singh (as Rajinder Nath)
Dina Pathak ...
Mrs. Singh (as Dina Phathak)
Shashikala ...
Nirmala (as Shashi Kala)
Prema Narayan ...
Reeta
Deven Verma ...
Gafoor
Hari Shivdasani ...
Col. Hari Singh
Sunder ...
Girdhari
Master Bhagwan ...
Drunk (in "Paise ka Khel Nirala")
Kamaldeep ...
Lt. Col. Bashir
Vishwa Mehra
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Singer Chandermohan is born in a well-off family and is the only child. Since he is of marriageable age, both he and his parents want him to get married. But since he was born with a strong & adverse influence of Mars (Mangalik) during his birth his horoscope has not been compatible with any suitable woman. On his friend's Gafoor's, who has two wives, advice he re-locates to Bombay, sings at the Tejpal Auditorium, meets and falls in love with wealthy Asha, who lives with her widower dad, ironically named Colonel Mangal Singh and her paternal grandma. Mangal would like Asha to get married to an army officer. His attempts fail and Asha and his mom convince him to let Asha, who is also Manglik, get married to Chandermohan. He reluctantly falls in line with them, but then a series of events makes everyone change their mind about Chandermohan, namely a fake astrological chart that shows he is not Manglik, and his accusations about Mangal, who he alleges is leading a double life, romancing,... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Meri Bulbul, Yun Na Ho Gul, Is Kader Na Satta
Performed by Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Lyrics by Nida Fazli
Composed by Rahul Dev Burman
Music on HMV
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Great comedy movie
22 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I recently saw the DVD version of this movie. It has a commentary by Randhir Kapoor where he talks a bit about the making of the movie, how they designed the special car. overall a fantastic movie and each character plays his role to perfection. One of the best Bollywood slapstick comedies. The key characters are Randhir Kapoor trying to find a bride, Poonam Dhillon who plays the daughter of a retired army general (Sanjeev Kumar) and Rajendranath who plays a total buffoon to perfection. Sanjeev Kumar also plays a double role that of a conman. For those who have not watched it go out there and watch and is much better than the current movies (most of which are copied from Hollywood movies).


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