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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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Cherry ('Parvin Dabbas') wears an IIT t-shirt once in the film, though never shown in the movie whether he studied there or not. In Monsoon Wedding (2001), Parvin Dabbas's previous film, he tells his fiancé at a tea shop that he used to come there during the days he studied at IIT, both films being set in New Delhi. See more »

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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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Bapu: I am scared shitless right now!
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Din Din Gin Gin
Written by Jaideep Sahni
Composed by Bapi-Tutul and Dhruv Ghanekar
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Outstanding!!!
12 December 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Khosla ka Ghosla is one of the best films in 2006. But because of its simple cast, it has been underrated and has not got the recognition it deserves. In fact, before I went for the movie, I myself thought that this was a bore. It is a beautiful and realistic film. There is simple humour, which just helps in 'digesting' the plot. The good thing is that all the actors, (even the ones speaking just one or two dialogues) give a superb performance. Anupak Kher acts really well. I have no words to describe Boman Irani's acting. He is amazing. he just does not act the same in any movie. I also liked Navin Nischol's acting a lot. Apart from that, Parvin Dabas, Vinay Pathak and Ranvir Shorey give terrific performances. Dibakar Banerjee has directed the film beautifully. It is beautifully paced. Every scene is an important scene in the film. It is not dragged. As far as music is concerned, music is not really needed. But I think Bapi-Tutul and Dhruv Dhalla gave superb background score. KKG just reinforces the fact that there is no dearth of acting talent in India, just that one must not go for a film just because it has a star cast. A star would have taken the simplicity of the film. In short, KKG is an awesome film, and one which everybody will relish.


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