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

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Deep
Rahul Bose ...
Rishi
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Shanti
Rinke Khanna ...
Nicki
Riya Sen ...
Preeti
Ikra Khatri ...
Muskaan (as Ikraa Khatri)
Manmauji ...
The Watchman
Goolistan Gandhi ...
Mrs. Pinto
Raja Vaid ...
Vijay
Sangeeta Chauhan ...
Neha
Hafiz Khan ...
The Liftman
Dinyar Contractor ...
Archana Puran Singh ...
Ms. Voluptuous
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Mr. Kapoor
Shashikala ...
Shanti's mother
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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 (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Thodi masti, thodi yaari, thoda pyaar


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Written by Vishal Dadlani
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Fun + frolic + feast = entertaining fare!
6 December 2004 | by (Middle Earth) – See all my reviews

Jhankaar Beats can be termed as a Bible any newcomer should follow to make a technically sound Bollywood film. I am sure the director Sujoy Ghosh has spent more time on pre-production (special mention - script) before embarking upon hitting the movie on the floors.

Obvious references that might crop are to Dil Chahta Hain which was a story of 3-friends. Here we have 3-couples perfectly characterized into different slots. Couple One: Sanjay Suri & Juhi Chawla representing the upper-middle class of society, expecting their second child. Couple Two: Rahul Bose & Rinkie Khanna representing the modern urban couple on the verge of divorce. Couple Three: Shayan Munshi & Riya Sen representing the teenagers in love, the hero's love and reluctance and the girl's acceptance.

Interlaced around these are the episodes of ad-agency where the three hero's work on a common assignment, conniving next-door ad-agency competitor, the nose-digger prospective client, spiritual next-door neighbor sex guru, the painful divorce process, nagging mother-in-law and finally Rahul Bose's car. The common passion for R D Burman's music and preparation for the competition forms the backbone of the effective storyline.

Noteworthy mentioning is loquacious Archana Puran Singh who this time whispers "mum's the word". And guess what? Her real-life hubby Paramjeet Singh does not get to share the same frame!

All the actors have done their parts extremely well. What stands absolute above all these, is unmistakably the script which is flawless. Perfect emotions blended with good songs and skillful editing makes this movie an entertaining fare.

Roll on Sujoy with your next venture. We are waiting.


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