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Bheja Fry (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 13 April 2007 (India)
Ranjit, who makes fun of idiots, gets completely annoyed when he invites a tax inspector and a singer to his house.

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Ranjeet Thadani
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Sheetal R. Thadani
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Anant Ghoshal
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Asif Merchant
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Suman Rao
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Bharat's Colleague
Ikhlaq Khan ...
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Ranjeet Thadani lives a wealthy lifestyle in Mumbai along with his wife, Sheetal, who is a singer, while he manages Soundtrack Industries. At the request of his friend, Jagdish Verma, he decides to invite a singer and Libran, Bharat Bhushan, to his residence for dinner, as well as listen to him sing. Ranjeet, suffering from back pain, does not realize that Bharat is also an Income-Tax Inspector, and upon arrival at Ranjeet's residence, will virtually and hilariously turn his life upside down. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Ужин с придурком  »

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This is a copy of a french movie Dîner de cons, Le (1998). Also known as "The Dinner Game" (English title). Someone says that it has been copied from dinner for schmucks which is absolutely wrong as this released in 2007. See more »

Quotes

Bharat Bhushan: Asif, this is Bhushan.
Asif Merchant: Bharat, your Dhoni was washed out by the Pakistanis.
Bharat Bhushan: Even I'm watching the match, there are a lot of overs left.
Asif Merchant: If they couldn't do anything in 43 overs, what can they uproot now?
Bharat Bhushan: Have you forgotten about the Multan one-day? So badly we uprooted you, that you are still holding it in your hand.
Bharat Bhushan: Get lost!
Asif Merchant: You get lost!
Bharat Bhushan: You get lost!
[Bharat bangs the phone]
Anant Ghoshal: What a character, man!
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Remake of The Dinner Game (1998) See more »

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If you've not seen this, you've laughed less this year.
14 May 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Bheja Fry is unlike any comedy film you must have seen in recent past. It has no big names in the cast, you might not have heard about the director either, promotion of the film is a low key affair... No loud comic drama, no banana slips to make you laugh, no double meaning dialogs. But still it easily qualifies for the most hilarious film of the year. It is 100 odd minutes of pure humor. The film surprises you with the unique wit and classic comedy.

You might not be expecting anything from the film and might come out highly satisfied. That is the best thing about the film. This is probably the first time the comic potential of Vinay Pathak has been utilized fully. This is one actor with amazing comic timing. The characters of the film are highly believable and you can actually recall at least one person you know/have met which is similar to each character in the film.

The film boasts of great acting,great situations and a very simple script. Though its an adaptation of a french film, it hardly takes the credit away from any of the actors.

Watch it for sure, because if you've not seen this, you've laughed less this year.


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