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Khosla's Nest (2006)
"Khosla Ka Ghosla!" (original title)

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A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.

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Navin Nischol ...
Bapu / Sethi
Kiran Juneja ...
Mrs. Sudha Khosla (as Kiran Joneja)
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Balwant 'Bunty' Khosla
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Sahni
Vinay Pathak ...
Asif Iqbal
Nitish Pandey ...
Mani / Secretary to Sethi
Rajendra Sethi ...
Vijayender
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Munjal
Roopam Bajwa ...
Nikki Khosla
Anusha Lal ...
Meghna's friend / Katori
Irfan Mir Sarkh Noor
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K.K. Khosla (Anupam Kher) is a middle class man living in New Delhi. He is a simple man with simple tastes. The plot starts with a scene where Khosla dreams about his death. The irony is that nobody cares about his death; instead his children & neighbours are more interested in their materialistic needs. One early morning in Delhi, Khosla wakes up and plans to go to the site where he has purchased a plot to build his house. He is accompanied by his wife, eldest son Bunty (Ranvir Shorey), second son Chironji Lal Khosla (Parvin Dabas), and his daughter. When they reach the spot they find that the site has been occupied by someone else and on further investigation find that it has been captured by a property usurping nexus headed by a man named Kishan Khurana (Boman Irani). Khurana demands Rs. 15 lakhs to vacate the plot, which Khosla refuses to give. Bunty gathers few local strongmen and forcefully destroys the walls and re-occupies the plot. But Khurana has the police on his side and ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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$12,091 (USA) (22 September 2006)

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$26,472 (USA) (6 October 2006)
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The film was delayed and released finally in 2006 due to financial issues. See more »

Goofs

When Kamal Kishore Khosla went to meet Kishan Khurana for the first time, the spinning dolphin on Kishan Khurana's desk stops spinning for about one minute, but in the next scene it's still spinning. See more »

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Balwant 'Bunty' Khosla: [Reading sign off a wall] Pissing not allowed here. who has come here to piss here anyway?
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Very close to reality
7 October 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

When I first heard about the movie "Khosla Ka Ghosla", I thought it is yet another nonsensical comedy. But now after seeing the movie I feel that the makers of the movie could have done even better had they not used the current title. I don't say that the title is not apt for the movie but at first instance it gives a totally different impression of what the movie is going to be like than it actually is.

Kamal Kishore Khosla (Anupam Kher) is just another head of a middle-class family who spends his entire life's earning to buy a plot in Delhi. He wants to build a new house for his family that has his wife (Kiran Juneja), his elder son Balwant(Ranveer Shourie), his second son Chirounjilal (Parvin Dabas) and his daughter. Chirounjilal works for an MNC and is trying hard to get out of the country and his elder brother Balwant is just another unemployed big-on-plans self-proclaimed genius.

Boman Irani(Khurana) is a rich businessman who illegally takes possession of the plot of land that Khosla had bought for building his dream house. The estate agent who sold the plot to Khosla is a member of Khurana's team. The offer the agent makes on behalf of Khurana to Khosla is buying the plot at half the market value (the amount Khosla had already paid).

The movie is very close to reality. Many such incidents take place in Delhi NCR. I myself have heard about many such cases which were common when Gurgaon was not as developed as it is now.

Getting back to the movie, the rest of it shows how The Khoslas try to get back possession of their plot leaving no stone unturned and turn out to be successful too.

All the actors starting from Anupam Kher and Boman Irani to Navin Nishchol and Parvin Dabas have performed very well. And not to forget the quick-witted one-liners by Ranveer Shourie that compel you to giggle even in a movie like this.


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