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Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola (2013)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  11 January 2013 (India)
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Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.

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Matru
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Bijlee Mandola
Pankaj Kapur ...
Harry Mandola
Lekha Washington ...
Arya Babbar ...
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Deviji
Sunil Chitkara ...
Inspector
Eshna Chopra ...
Bijlee's Friend number 6
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Lala Bihari aka Masterji
Padam Mishra ...
Villager
Pranay Narayan ...
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Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.

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Director Trademark: The song in the first trailer is sung by either Vishal Dadlani or Sukhvinder Singh. See more »

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The bath tub in which Bijlee is stuck when she is drunk has the faucets for water but no plumbing. It is clearly just sitting on its legs. See more »

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chaudhary devi: Desh ki pragati ke liye tumhari pragati anivarya hai.
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Brilliantly made, Brilliantly enacted.
10 January 2013 | by (Hyderabad, India) – See all my reviews

There are a thousand ways to approach a serious subject. Yet with MBM, Vishal Bharadwaj does an entirely different take,and an effective yet entertaining one at that. The screenplay has an aroma of theater throughout, and is backed by some stellar performances by Pankaj Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and the new pair of Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma. The humor in the film has a quirky charm about it. Pankaj Kapoor exhibits brilliance in the portrayal of a character who can be loved and hated at the same time. I would strongly recommend the movie to avid theater audiences and also to those who would like to be served the Bollywood 'masaala' in an entirely different avatar.


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