Sameer Arya, Martand Damdere, Pankaj Tiwari, and Gautam Sesodia are friends who live in a small town in India. Broke, accident-prone, and unable to pay rent to their landlady, they are ... See full summary »

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Pankaj 'Pakya' Tiwari / Jaiwardhene 'Jai'
Tusshar Kapoor ...
Sameer 'Sam' Arya
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Gautam Sesodia
Rajpal Yadav ...
Martan 'Maru' Damdere
Tanushree Dutta ...
Ritu Tripathi
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Tripathi
Abhimanyu Singh ...
Rahul Tripathi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asrani ...
Pankaj's brother-in-law
Farida Dadi
Rasika Joshi
Arbaaz Khan ...
Jaishankar 'Jai' Yadav
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Kannika (as Tareena Patel)
Payal Rohatgi ...
Sophie
Murli Sharma
Tiku Talsania ...
Police Inspector
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Sameer Arya, Martand Damdere, Pankaj Tiwari, and Gautam Sesodia are friends who live in a small town in India. Broke, accident-prone, and unable to pay rent to their landlady, they are basically slackers with Sameer and Gautam having no family, while Pankaj has been kicked out by his brother-in-law, and Martand has illicitly borrowed money from his maternal uncle, is unable to re-pay it and hence rendered homeless. The four find out that they can better their lifestyle by obtaining a bank loan - albeit in vain as they are unable to secure one. Then they decide to woo a rich girl, let one of them marry her, and live their life in comfort. They find out that there is a new girl, Ritu Tripathi, in the neighborhood, who is on the lookout for her missing brother, Rahul. The foursome con her into believing that they are Rahul's friends and befriend her. Pankaj even re-names himself Jai, her fiancée, not for long though as she soon finds out that the truth after she meets with Sophie, the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Arjun Rampal and Akshaye Khanna were the initial choices for Sharman Joshi's and Tusshar Kapoor's roles. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the film, Marru was imagining his uncle as his servant, where Marru arrives in a Mercedes car and his uncle wipes the widow of the car. At the end of the film, when Tanushree Dutta was leaving, they used the exactly same Mercedes car. In those two scenes the plots were totally different, but the car was the same. See more »

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Remake of In Harihar Nagar (1990) See more »

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Dhol audience ka Bajega
28 November 2007 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

After 'films' like 'Hulchul', 'Garam Masala', 'Bhagam Bhag', 'Bhool Bulaiyaa' and whatever crap, director Priyadarshan has gained the reputation of being one of the worst directors today. 'Dhol' only further confirms that spot. I got to watch this piece of litter when I was visiting my parents.

'Dhol' too features some of the worst actors (e.g. Tanushree Dutta, Rasika Joshi, Tushar Kapoor etc). There is no story. Direction is ...well, there is no direction. All the performances are of abysmal quality. Rajpal Yadav is the only one who's remotely funny but I'd advise his fans to watch something else, well, pretty much anything else. The songs are better forgotten except Payal Rohatgi's item number which is pleasant to the ears. This is one tacky film that should be seriously avoided.


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