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Do Dooni Chaar (2010)

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A middle class family in India tries to buy a new car.

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Santosh Duggal
Neetu Singh ...
Kusum Duggal
Aditi Vasudev ...
Payal Duggal
Archit Krishna ...
Sandeep Duggal
Akhilendra Mishra ...
Farooqui
Natasha Rastogi ...
Salma Farooqui
Supriya Shukla ...
Urmi
Saransh Taneja ...
Aryan Popley
Pushpanjali Sharma ...
Back bench girl
Vaibhav Rajour ...
Mickey
Ravi Kumar ...
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Jigar Mal ...
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Sumit Tyagi ...
MC
Prajvi Bagga ...
Pam
Amelia ...
Funbaby Phirang
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Delhi-based math teacher Santosh Duggal drives a scooter and lives in a small apartment along with his wife, Kusum; a collegian daughter, Payal; and a school-going son, Sandeep. He also moonlights with a tutoring center called Chatwal Coaching Class in order to make ends meet. Hoping to pacify his family with his income-tax refund, he will instead be compelled to give up its entire amount after his Meerut-based sister Urmi invites them over to a wedding. He borrows a car from a neighbor, Farooqui, and, after a rather dramatic trip, is forced to compensate him as the car gets damaged. Unable to bear taunts that he cannot afford a car, he decides to buy one. It is this decision that will force Payal to seek employment in a call center. Sandeep will confess that he has been gambling, which leaves Santosh with no alternative but to consider accepting bribes from students and risk being exposed on live TV. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some language and incidental smoking | See all certifications »
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Do Dooni Chaar
Performed by Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal Dadlani
Lyrics by Manoj Muntashir
Music by Meet Bros
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12 November 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Thank God, I'm watching lot of good films nowadays!! It is good for mental health!! Do Dooni Chaar is a movie that is excellent in all aspects. Be it the casting, the dialogues, the direction, or anything. Just one word, excellent!! There have been crap movies in the past, there have been movies in which the director attempted to do something good ,but ended up as a failure. I suggest such people watch this movie. This is a textbook for people who want to make simple films with great intentions. Of course, Do Dooni Chaar hits the right target, and that is the success of the director. No wonder, after watching this movie Sachin Tendulkar wanted to act in this director's movie. And one more thing, this movie is produced by Arindam Chaudhury, the famous economist and the founder of IIPM. He has done a good thing to produce such a great movie. So, what's the movie about?? It revolves around the life of Duggal family, consisting of a dad, mom and two children. Real life couple Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh have come up together on screen after so many years, ant the chemistry is extra ordinary. The girl and the boy who acted as their children are equally good. The story is completely natural, simple and refreshing. The movies like Do Dooni Chaar should be made, this is doubtlessly a real gem in Indian cinema, one of the best movies of the recent times!! Habib Faizal, you rock!!


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