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Dhoondte Reh Jaoge (2009)

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A failed film producer and an unemployed Chartered Accountant decide to make a 'sure flop' movie

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paresh Rawal ...
Raj Chopra
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Anand Pawar
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Aryan Kapoor / Veeru
Soha Ali Khan ...
Neha Chattopadhayay / Basanti
Johnny Lever ...
Parvez Asharraf / Rubbar Singh
Dilip Joshi ...
Mama Nautanki
Asrani ...
Ratan - Aryan's Secretary
Malay Chakrabarty ...
Beggar (as Malay Chakravorty)
Razak Khan ...
Usman Kujli - Prison Inmate (as Razzak Khan)
Deepal Shaw ...
Lulu - Raj's girlfriend
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Riya - Actress
Pravin Mayak
Jaydeep Shah
Manoj Shah
Amit Thakur ...
Bajaj
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Storyline

A Bollywood producer-turned-petty thief, Raj Chopra (Paresh Rawal), who blames Subhash Ghai, Yash Chopra, Ronnie Screwvala, and others for his failures, and an unemployed Chartered Accountant, Anand Pawar (Kunal Khemu), cook up a scheme to attract 5 Crores each (50 million rupees) from 21 investors (a total of 105 Crores). Raj invests 5 Crores to make the worst possible movie 'Solay Se L'Gaan Tak', with the worst possible crew and actors, ensure that it has a storyline that is sure to fail at the box office, and pocket the remainder of the 100 Crores. All goes according to plan - but then Murphy's Law prevails - resulting in hilarious chaos. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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6 March 2009 (India)  »

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$5,126 (USA) (6 March 2009)

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$5,126 (USA) (6 March 2009)
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Spoofs Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) See more »

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Pal Yeh Aane Wala Pal
Written by Shabbir Ahmed
Composed by Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali
Performed by Neeraj Shridhar
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Mildly Entertaining!!!
10 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Film is a cocktail of Hollywood's Bowfinger and The Producers (What Bollywood film ain't??). It spoofs Lagaan, Gadar and Sholay while its own story follows Rangeela's path towards the end. To be honest there are some funny sequences and if you just drop your guard a bit then this film turns out to be very entertaining. Cast does OK but the biggest drawback is the number of songs particularly one where there is ample skin show for no reason. Soha Ali is the other weak link just like she was in Mumbai meri jan. Among others, Johnny Lever almost steals the show with his Pervez Musharaff (Ashraf) act. I say almost as the makers never really explored his character in detail. All in all, if you go with the flow you will be just fine.


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