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The Blue Umbrella (2005)

Young Biniya lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in the mountainous and snowy region of Himachal Pradesh in India along with her widowed mom and wrestler brother. She entertains ... See full summary »

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Vishal Bhardwaj

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Ruskin Bond (based on a novella by), Minty Kunwar Tejpal (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pankaj Kapur ... Nandakishore 'Nandu' Khatri
Shreya Sharma Shreya Sharma ... Biniya
Deepak Dobriyal ... Robot Owner
Rahul Kumar Rahul Kumar ... Tikku
Paramjit Singh Kakran Paramjit Singh Kakran ... Rajaram
Piu Dutt Piu Dutt ... Binya's mother
Aasmaan Bhardwaj Aasmaan Bhardwaj ... Biniya's Friend
Urmila Urmila ... Biniya's Friend
Dollram Dollram ... Biniya's Friend
Kamal Kamal ... Biniya's Friend
Salil Golu Salil Golu ... Biniya's Friend
Puja Puja ... Biniya's Friend
Karan ... Biniya's Friend
Manvi Manvi ... Biniya's Friend
Rishabh Rishabh ... Biniya's Friend
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Young Biniya lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in the mountainous and snowy region of Himachal Pradesh in India along with her widowed mom and wrestler brother. She entertains various tourists, and while doing so with some tourists from Japan, trades in her bear-tooth amulet with a blue umbrella. She and her umbrella become very popular with both tourists and the local villagers. A restaurant-owner, Nandkishore Khatri, takes a fancy to this umbrella and attempts several times to buy if off of her - in vain. Then one day while tending to her two cows, the umbrella goes missing. The entire village sympathizes with her. She suspects Nandkishore, and the police turn his house upside down but are unable to locate the missing umbrella. An embittered and upset Nandkishore orders a red-and-white Japanese umbrella and, in turn, becomes immensely popular with the local villagers as well as with tourists. The question remains: where did Biniya's umbrella disappear to, and will she ever ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

10 August 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Chatri Chor See more »

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one of the best Hindi movie....go watch it..
5 February 2009 | by anuj-2818See all my reviews

This movie is basically based on a novel written by famous writer Ruskin Bond. The movie is about a little girl Bindiya residing in a hilly state Himachal Pradesh... .....she gets a blue umbrella from some foreigners and then drama starts. The acting of Pankaj (khatri in movie) is superb. I truly recommend all of you this movie....go watch it. I watched this movie 2 years back and believe me that i decided never to delete it from my hard disk. Song sung by famous singer Sukhwinder-Barfan is worth to listen.. I love this movie because it touches my nerves and i love that place where this movie has been made. Quality of comedy is also good. Movie is good from starting till end. Acting by all the actors is good.


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