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Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors (2008)

Inadvertently left at home by adults, young cousins face-off against burglars.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarika ...
Sangeeta 'Geetu' A. Dhoonca
Santosh 'Toshi'
Swini Khara ...
Tuk Tuk
Ansa Bhatt ...
Aditya Kapadia ...
Rocky A. Dhoonca
Khurshed Lawyer ...
Nikka Bunty
Manish C. Pandya ...
Capt. Raghuveer
Manmeet Singh ...
Big Bunty
Maya Fauljana ...
Max Epstein ...
Mohan Chopra ...
Oily Psycho
Rekha Fauljana ...


Hariprasad Dhoonca lives with his mom, Sangeeta; dad, Amul; and brother, Rocky in London, England; has a room to himself, and plenty of space to play. His privacy will be invaded by the arrival of his aunt, Santosh, his uncle, DK, as well as three cousins and their friends. He will be asked to re-locate to another room, while his will be temporarily occupied by his female cousins and their friends. Unhappy with his arrangement; picked upon by his older brother and cousins, he desperately prays to Bhagwan Shri Hanuman for everyone's disappearance. The next morning, he will be delighted to find that his wish has apparently come true - and the only person left in the house is his cousin, Tuk Tuk. While both rejoice with the extra space and freedom from adult supervision - their joy will soon turn to horror and fear when two burglars break into the house to steal a computer chip that belongs to Hariprasad's dad. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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24 September 2008 (India)  »

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INR 18,000,000 (estimated)

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(35 mm version)
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Performed by Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan
Lyrics by Sameer
Music by Guru Sharma, Adesh Shrivastava
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Average Film But An Entertaining One For Kids.
29 September 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really didn't have much clue as to what this would be about and had briefly heard that it was similar to "Home Alone" which starred McCullyculkin.

Hari Prasad's father, a professor in a University in India, who has been working on a top secret project, moves to the UK (United Kingdom) with his family and stays in the countryside. Soon Hari's cousins arrive on the scene and he has to move out of his room and feels that he is not loved by anyone but is soon joined by one of his female cousins, who suffers from breathing related problems. Soon the two are left alone. In the meantime, two criminals arrive on the scene and try to get into the House to get a micro chip.

Starring Jackie Shroff, Sarika, Zain Khan, Swini Khara (Chaitali of "Baa Bahu Aur Baby series), Rez Kempton and Vijay Raaz.

This is a purely for children and can be considered to be quite entertaining. However it can't be said that its not identical to "Home Alone" as it is in quite a few ways and not in some others. The movie also has it s flaws, which I was not looking for but some, more than others, stood out. Those who know the map of the United Kingdom and the areas will definitely pick them up and one being a map that was shown. This shows "Lancaster" as town, which is quite correct but it also shows Cheshire as a town, which is incorrect as this is a county, a state, such as, for example, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, California, etc. The other most outstanding flaw is that the mother keeps on mentioning that she wants to go back to London but she does not mention where in London, which is a capital and is a large city like Mumbai, Delhi, Washington, etc.

This is an average, entertaining film for children but it does have its flaws.

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