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Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II (2003)

After being asked to leave by his Policewoman fiancee, Agni Sinha (Sandhya Mridul), Punit Sanyal (Arshad Warsi) is lying drunk on a street bench in Bombay, when he comes across a wounded ... See full summary »

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Puneet Sayal
Prashant Narayanan ...
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Inspector Agni Sinha
Pratima Kazmi ...
Ganga Chauhan
Anant Jog ...
Pankaj Saraswat ...
Bantya
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Shalu
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Barista Trio (as Ranveer Shourie)
John Owen ...
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Shruti Seth ...
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Maria Goretti ...
Item Girl (as Maria Goretti-Warsi)
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Dancer in 'Laundiya' sequence
Rabbi Shergill ...
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Jabain ...
Additional dancer in 'Laundiya' Sequence
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After being asked to leave by his Policewoman fiancee, Agni Sinha (Sandhya Mridul), Punit Sanyal (Arshad Warsi) is lying drunk on a street bench in Bombay, when he comes across a wounded man on the street, shot at by hoodlums owing allegiance to Gangleader, Gangu Tai (Pratima Kazmi). He decides to assist this male, Vishnu (Prashant Narayanan), owing allegiance to yet another crime boss, Ganpat Mohite (Anant Jog). Vishnu and Punit become close friends, though Punit is not asked to participate in any criminal activity. When Ganpat finds out that Punit's brother was a police informer, and his fiancee a policewoman, he instructs Vishnu to kill Punit, but Vishnu does not do so, and Ganpat issues instructions to have him killed also. In the meantime, Punit is abducted by Gangu Tai and held there. Gangu has taken a liking to Punit, as he reminds her of her son. When the police start an investigation against Gangu Tai, they assign Agni to go and arrest her, which she does. When Gangu is ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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In the credits, the film-makers acknowledge the Coen Brothers as an inspiration. See more »

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Punit Sanyal: Girlfriend is in police, brother a police rat, friend a shooter. How did I become a writer?
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A rare Dark Comedy from Bollywood (Hindi)
18 March 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

An unconventional and surreal 'reaction to Bollywood' as the film calls itself, Waisa Bhi Hota Hai is an unconventionally comedic and serious movie with the main character who is a Ad writer in Bombay, with a cop girlfriend and a gangster best friend. The plot is decent, and so is the acting. The dialogues are quite amusing in a subtle and intelligent way, so rare for any bollywood flick. I expected to see an independent-style gangster production with profanity and more-than-needed violence, but it was definitely a pleasant surprise. Could have been better, but a good rent if you're sick of the the regular overdramatic/romantic/too serious crap that comes out.


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