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Hu Tu Tu (1999)

Unrated | | Drama | 22 January 1999 (India)
Panna is the only daughter of politician Maltidevi. Panna is very critical of her mother, when she decides to separate from her dad, and asked Chief Minister Sawantrao Gadre to move in with... See full summary »

Director:

Gulzar

Writers:

Gulzar, Meghna Gulzar (associate screenplay writer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nana Patekar ... Bhau
Sunil Shetty ... Aditya
Tabu ... Panna
Suhasini Mulay ... Malti Bai
Shivaji Satam ... Amol Barve
Mohan Agashe ... Sawantrao Gadre (as Dr. Mohan Agashe)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... P.N. Patel
Damoo Kenkre Damoo Kenkre
Mangala Kenkre Mangala Kenkre
Raj Zutshi
Ajit Vachani ... Police Commissioner (as Ajit Vachchhani)
Dhirajlal Shah Dhirajlal Shah
Anil Nagrath
Gracy Singh ... Shanti
Neha Ram Neha Ram
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Storyline

Panna is the only daughter of politician Maltidevi. Panna is very critical of her mother, when she decides to separate from her dad, and asked Chief Minister Sawantrao Gadre to move in with them, for political reasons. Sawantrao has been using Maltidevi to win his election, which he does. Malti avenges this humiliation, wins the next election, and has Sawantrao killed. Malti then becomes the new Chief Minister. The main thorns on her side are Bhau, the leader of the downtrodden lower caste dalits, and her very daughter, who is very friendly with Bhau. One day Panna is abducted by Aditya and his group of revolutionaries, and held by them. It is there that Panna learns about the atrocities committed by her mom in the name of politics, and it is then she must decide whether to be loyal to her mom, or take the side of Aditya and the revolutionaries. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Drama

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India

Language:

Hindi | Marathi | English

Release Date:

22 January 1999 (India) See more »

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A good movie
17 August 2012 | by varghesejuniorSee all my reviews

Hu tu tu is a social drama film based on the corrupt political system in India and the people involved in it.

Story is about two lovers and their near and dear ones, who are affected by the political rat race their parents are involved in,the unjust activities that the politicians do, and what eventually results.

The concept is good, a very social film (like many of Sunil Shetty's and Nana Patekar's films are). Music is beat tapping, not much of choreography.

The bad thing is the editing which is not smooth and continuous.

Watch Hu tu tu if you like drama. It's good.


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