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Joker (2012)

Not Rated  |  Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  31 August 2012 (India)
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In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. The village had the distinction of ... See full summary »

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In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. The village had the distinction of housing the largest mental asylum in the region and in the mêlée that ensued during partition, the asylum inmates broke loose, drove away the villagers and established their own republic in Paglapur. And that's how it stayed for the next 60 years! While the world outside changed, Paglapur remained isolated, with no electricity, television or sanity. Now, decades after the world forgot this village, a NASA scientist of Indian origin, Agastya and his beautiful wife find themselves on the road to Paglapur. Agastya is working on a top secret project for creating a device to communicate with aliens. So why is he in a village whose colorful inhabitants include a man who speaks in gibberish, another who thinks he is a lamp post and everyone else who think Mahatma Gandhi is still around, fighting for ... Written by Production

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$105,865 (USA) (31 August 2012)

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$127,954 (USA) (31 August 2012)
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Good One TIme Watch!!
1 September 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

OK..so I heard lot of negative reviews about this movie...both from critics and Users but it is not that bad as what they mentioned....i went to see this movie with my family and my 3 year old daughter fully enjoyed this movie..

Obviously please don't try to find logic in this movie...its a mindless movie but who cares....at the end we want clean family comedy movie...and its a complete family movie....

Characters are well written and songs are enjoyable....Akshay at his best...better than Houseful series..Sonakshi looks good..

A one time watch..especially with your kids...


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