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Desperation to be with his only child forces a divorced man to take the guise of the child's nanny. Situations get really messy when the child's grandfather (the man's ex-father-in-law) falls in love with his disguised ex-son-in-law.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jaiprakash Paswan / Laxmi Godbhole (as Padmashri Kamal Haasan)
... Durgaprasad Bhardwaj
... Banwarilal Pandey
... Janki Paswan
... Joseph (as Johny Walker)
... Hariharan 'Haribhai'
... Siraj Akhtar (as Nasser)
... Ratna
... Himself (in song "Gare Dore")
... Herself (in song "Gare Dore")
... Dr. Rohit (as Raj Zutchi)
Raghuram
Abaswaram Ramjhi
Madan Bob
R.S. Shivaji ... Driver
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Wealthy Janki falls in love with poor Jaiprakash, much to the displeasure of her parents, and ends up getting married, and living with her husband. She subsequently gives birth to a daughter. Differences surface between the couple, and Janki leaves Jaiprakash and moves back in with her parents. Jaiprakash wants to see his daughter, but is prevented by Durgaprasad, Janki's dad, so he assumes the guise of a woman, calls himself Laxmi, and starts working as a nanny for his daughter. Complications arise when Durgaprasad gets attracted to Laxmi and wants to marry 'her'. Written by Carrie

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Based on American movie Mrs. Doubtfire. See more »

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[about the new mute chef]
Banwarilal Pandey: Can he cook whatever we write to him?
Laxmi: Why would you want to write it to him?
Banwarilal Pandey: Because he is mute.
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Remake of Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) See more »

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Ek Woh Din
Written by Gulzar
Composed by Vishal Bhardwaj
Performed by Rekha
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Worst movie ever!
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Absolute Entertainment!! Full of comedy and absolutely the best remake of MRS DOUBTFIRE.


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