Two copywriter brothers and their apprentice compete in a music contest.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ikra Khatri ...
Muskaan (as Ikraa Khatri)
The Watchman
Goolistan Gandhi ...
Mrs. Pinto
Raja Vaid ...
Sangeeta Chauhan ...
Hafiz Khan ...
The Liftman
Dinyar Contractor ...
Ms. Voluptuous
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Mr. Kapoor
Shanti's mother


The jobs of "Sholay" obsessed Deep and Rishi are on the line with their advertising firm if they do not come up with a one-liner for Mr. Roy's condoms. While Deep resides with his pregnant wife, Shanti, and a daughter, Muskaan; Rishi has separated from his wife, Nicki, and depends on Shanti for meals, apprehending a bitter divorce. When the time comes close to delivering her child, Shanti's mom moves in them temporarily, much to the chagrin of Deep. Shanti would like Nicki and Rishi to meet and patch-up their differences, however, Rishi knows that Nicki is having an affair with her attorney, and is not inclined in this direction. The main obsession for Deep and Rishi is Bollywood's music maestro, Rahul Dev Burman; and 'Jhankaar Beats' a contest they had competed to win in vain. With the deadline for Mr. Roy's one-liner closing in, Rishi gets an offer to work in America, jeopardizing any chance the group may have for competing in the upcoming 'Jhankaar Beats'. Written by rAjOo (

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Thodi masti, thodi yaari, thoda pyaar






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20 June 2003 (India)  »

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Jhankar Beats  »

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Jhankaar - Theme Song
Written by Vishal Dadlani
Composed by Shekhar Ravjiani and Vishal Dadlani
Performed by Sudesh Bhonsle
Courtesy of BMG Crescendo Music (India)
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awesome flick
5 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

this has to one of the more enjoyable movies ive seen this year... refreshing to see a well made hindi film.., a script one can identify w/.. rahul bose is the cornerstone of the movie,,, exteremly natural actor.. the songs are to die for,, and for once,, the actors who play instruments in the movie can actually keep time w/ the songs!! give this a 10

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