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Main, Meri Patni... Aur Woh! (2005)

A short, nondescript man, Mithilesh Shukla marries a tall and beautiful woman. Now jealousy and Mithilesh's own insecurities threaten to wreck his happy home.

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Mithilesh
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Veena
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Aakash
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Mamaji
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Salim
Veena Mehta ...
Mithilesh's Mother
Jugal Mishra ...
University Dean
Nupur Sareen ...
Dean's Wife (as Dr. Nupur Sareen)
Anil Rastogi ...
Veena's Father (as Dr. Anil Rastogi)
Vijay Mishra ...
Mishraji
Jagmohan Rawat ...
Pundit Ramprakash
Jayant Munshi ...
Scooter Mechanic
Midhat Khan ...
Vikram Taxi Owner
Naval Shukla ...
Vegetable Vendor
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Employed as a Librarian in Lucknow University's Tagore Library, Mithilesh Shukla is a 34-year, vertically challenged (just 5'2") old bachelor, who has an extended family consisting of two sisters and one brother, all married, as well as his widowed mother. His maternal uncle, Advocate Kishorilal Mishra, and his mother persuade him to travel to Bareilly to see a prospective bride, and he does so. He is introduced to statuesque Veena Tiwari, both converse, and find themselves compatible. Shortly, thereafter Veena is introduced to the rest of the Shukla family, the couple get married, and she moves in with Mithilesh. He will soon find people staring at them, as she towers over him, raises the seat of his motorbike, as well as visits a footpath vendor to increase his height. But when everything fails, he starts making excuses not to be seen with her in public. Things only get worse after his employer hires a much taller computer operator, Akash, who is known to Veena, and he suspects both... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Neetu Chandra was to debut in the lead role but was later replaced by Rituparna. See more »

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Pankaj Saraswat's "dialogues" writing credited is misspelled "dialouges". See more »

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The Remarkable Rajpal Yadav!
11 February 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Chandan Arora's 'Main, Meri Patni... Aur Woh!' is a sweet & simple film, that Proves what An Actor Rajpal Yadav is. In the lead role, Rajpal delivers a Remarkable, Tour-De-Force Performance that deserves an ovation. It's among the finest performances from the 2000's!

'Main, Meri Patni... Aur Woh!' Synopsis: A short, nondescript man, Mithilesh Shukla marries a tall and beautiful woman. Now jealousy and Mithilesh's own insecurities threaten to wreck his happy home.

'Main, Meri Patni... Aur Woh!' is a sweet & simple story, that talks about a common man's insecurities. The protagonist Mithilesh Shukla, played by Rajpal, is a person who many can relate to. His jealously, low self-esteem & complexities are relatable to every common man of this country. The Screenplay wonderfully narrates & justifies the story of the common man. Chandan Arora's Direction, is good. Cinematography is perfect. Music is soothing.

Performance-Wise: As mentioned, Rajpal's performance deserves an ovation. And its truly among the finest performances from the 2000's! As his beautiful & tall wife, Rituparna Sengupta delivers a restrained performance. Kay Kay Menon scores in a brief role. Varun Badola deserves a mention.

On the whole, 'Main, Meri Patni... Aur Woh!' is an under-rated gem.


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