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This is the story of Armaan Ali, a driver working for a senior executive in Mumbai. He takes a month's leave to find a husband for his teenage daughter, who lives near Hyderabad. When he is... See full summary »

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Armaan Ali / Rehman Ali
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Muskan Ali
Sammir Dattani ...
Arif Ali
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Salma Ali
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Vikas Jha - Sub engineer
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Malti - Jha's wife
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Srikant Reddy - Police inspector (as Rajit Kapur)
Ravi Jhankal ...
Rustam - Police constable
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Ramiyya - Police constable
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Irrigation Minister - Mantri Garu
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Rohan Kapoor
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Janardhan Reddy
Satish Sharma ...
Raghav Reddy - Photographer
Lalit Tiwari ...
Meherban Ali - Arif's father
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Sakina
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This is the story of Armaan Ali, a driver working for a senior executive in Mumbai. He takes a month's leave to find a husband for his teenage daughter, who lives near Hyderabad. When he is delayed and returns to work after three months, his employer threatens to sack him. But he is persuaded to listen to the reason for Armaan Ali's delay. The story he relates is delightful, hilarious -- and poignant. Written by DDA PR

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This movie won the 2009 National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues. It is the remake of the 2007 Marathi film, Jau Tithe Khau. It was based on three short stories: Narsaiyyan Ki Bavdi by Jeelani Bano, Phulwa Ka Pul by Sanjeev and Still Waters by Jayant Kripalani. See more »

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Jabbhi Muh Kholta
Written by Ashok Mishra
Composed by Vishal Khurana
Performed by Boman Irani & Ila Arun
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Well done Shyam Ji... !!!
14 August 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Well Done Abba, saw this movie last night and it was good, the story which revolves around a well that was never dug is just awesome, it was handled very sincerely, The corruption that goes on in Indian Administration is very well depicted, from a Peon to the Collector how they exploit people is shown with sincerity and truth and this was a tongue in cheek comedy...

The issues taken up in the movie were true to life, like the marriage of a girl to a sheik and the corruption....

Boman Irani was just awesome, Minisha Lamba and her boyfriend was well suited and wonderful in their respective roles, Ila Arun in a small role was good... Ram Kishen as a Boob Frenzy Husband was good... The Confused Police Officer was wonderful...

But the Hyderabadi lingo wasn't so accurate as it should have been...

Story - 7/10...Actors- 10/10....Overall - 9/10


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