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Baton Baton Mein (1979)

Rosie Perreira is an overly anxious widow, living with her guitar-obsessed son, Sabhi, and a lovely daughter, Nancy, who she would like to get married to a wealthy young man. Her helpful ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
... Tony Braganza
... Nancy Perreira (as Tina Munim)
... Francis Fernandes
... Uncle Tom (as David)
... Philomena Aunty
Pearl Padamsee ... Rosie Perreira (Nancy's mom)
... Imaginary Nancy's mom
Arvind Deshpande ... Mr. Braganza
Piloo J. Wadia ... Mrs. Braganza
Shobhini Singh ... Maria (Tom's wife)
Uday Chandra ... Henry
Ranjit Chowdhry ... Sabhi Perreira
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Rosie Perreira is an overly anxious widow, living with her guitar-obsessed son, Sabhi, and a lovely daughter, Nancy, who she would like to get married to a wealthy young man. Her helpful neighbor, Tom, introduces a young eligible Tony Braganza to Nancy in the 9:10 AM Western Railway local train from Bandra to Churchgate. Tom also asks Nancy to introduce Tony to Rosie, which she does. Rosie is initially apprehensive about him as he only drawing a mere Rs.300/ compared to Nancy's Rs.700/-, but soon changes her mind when she finds out that after his probationary period he will draw a monthly pay of Rs.1000/-. Nancy and Tom are permitted to meet and both eventually fall in love. While Nancy wants to follow her mother's directions and get married, Tony is hesitant, and this is what costs him Nancy's love, as she starts to feel that he will not come through with the marriage. And soon Rosie starts looking elsewhere for a son-in-law, while Tony is still reluctant to make any commitments. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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13 April 1979 (India)  »

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The song 'Na bole Tum na maine kuch kaha' is inspired by the Irish Patriotic song which goes 'When Johnny comes marching home'. See more »

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The 'Limca' bottles from which David, Amol and Tina are seen sipping from change into 'Duke's' bottles a few seconds later. See more »

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love over pots of tea....
14 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film has a lovely story that isn't your run of the mile bollywood over dramatised romeo & juliet style love story. The film itself is simple and unfortunately it shows. The film looks cheap in places and the direction is not at its best in times. The soundtrack is fantastic with lovey classic numbers such as baaton baaton me pyar ho jayega!" After several afternoon meeting with the heroine and her ever loving family. The hero comes to grips with the fact that his new best friend is actually the girl for him. it all ends very happy happy.. A good effort that is not bad. all in all a good watchable film


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