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Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958)

Three woman-hating brothers face changes in their respective lifestyles when two of them fall in love.

Director:

Satyen Bose

Writers:

Govind Moonis (dialogue) (as Gobind Moonis), Ramesh Pant (dialogue)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ashok Kumar ... Brijmohan Sharma
Madhubala ... Renu
Anoop Kumar ... Jagmohan 'Jaggu' Sharma
Kishore Kumar ... Manmohan 'Manu' Sharma
K.N. Singh ... Raja Hardayal Singh
Sajjan Sajjan ... Prakashchand
S.N. Banerjee S.N. Banerjee ... Kishinchand (as S.N. Banerji)
Mohan Choti Mohan Choti ... Maujiya
Sahira Sahira ... Sheela
Kamal Kamal
Veena ... Kamini
Helen ... Dancer / Singer
Cuckoo Cuckoo ... Dancer / Singer
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Storyline

The Sharma brothers consist of former boxer, Brijmohan; Jagmohan, an Electrical Engineer; and Manmohan, a Mechanic. The brothers operate a garage under the name of 'Mohan Brothers' in Bombay. Brijmohan hates all women and does not permit even a poster to be hung on the walls of either the garage or their residence as well as instructs his brothers not to get involved with them. While working the late shift, Manmohan assists a customer, Renu, and both rather dramatically fall in love. Subsequently, Jagmohan meets with Renu's friend, Sheila, and both are attracted to each other. Unable to face the wrath of their brother, both conceal this information from him. Then the duo find out that their brother hides a woman's photograph under his pillow, but when confronted, refuses to divulge any information to them. Things will change rapidly when Manmohan finds out Renu's father, Kishinchand, has made arrangements for his daughter's to wed Prakashchand, the son of Raja Hardayal Singh. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

1 January 1958 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

That Which Runs Is a Car See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

K.S. Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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Trivia

Film had several inspirations over the years Shatranj 1993,Dilwale 2015.The biggest hit among all was Marathi film Sade Made Teen 2007. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Hum The Woh Thi
Sung by Kishore Kumar
Music composed by Sachin Dev Burman
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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One true classic!
7 March 2004 | by birdoberoiSee all my reviews

This is a true classic! Simple story, wonderful music, great acting, brilliant cast and phenomenally hilarious!!!

Three brothers (brothers in real life too) manage a car repairshop, the eldest (Ashok Kumar) being a misogynist because he was jilted once. Hence, he does not want his younger, and in his eyes, naive brothers to go after women. So, he stops them from any female contact whatsoever. But the inevitable happens, and they fall in love one after the other. What ensues is all sorts of hilarious situations - an enormously funny boxing match (between the eldest and the youngest brother, played brilliantly by Kishore Kumar) where the referee (Anup Kumar playing the middle brother) gets knocked out, crazy detective routines, an out of this world car race and the typical climax - a fight sequence.

This movie stands tall amongst the greatest comedies ever, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Singin' in the Rain, Modern Times etc. Shows you that you do not need to get obscene or profane to get laughs! And believe me, this one gives you more laughs than you can handle!!!


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