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Bheja Fry (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 13 April 2007 (India)
Ranjit, who makes fun of idiots, gets completely annoyed when he invites a tax inspector and a singer to his house.

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Credited cast:
... Bharat Bhushan
... Ranjeet Thadani
... Sheetal R. Thadani
... Anant Ghoshal
... Asif Merchant
... Suman Rao
... Dr. Shepherd
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Kapoor
Sharat Katariya ... Dinner Guest 1
Sushma Kaul ... Bharat's Colleague
Ikhlaq Khan ... Jagdish Verma (as Ikhlaque Khan)
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Ranjeet Thadani lives a wealthy lifestyle in Mumbai along with his wife, Sheetal, who is a singer, while he manages Soundtrack Industries. At the request of his friend, Jagdish Verma, he decides to invite a singer and Libran, Bharat Bhushan, to his residence for dinner, as well as listen to him sing. Ranjeet, suffering from back pain, does not realize that Bharat is also an Income-Tax Inspector, and upon arrival at Ranjeet's residence, will virtually and hilariously turn his life upside down. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Ужин с придурком  »

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This is a copy of a french movie Dîner de cons, Le (1998). Also known as "The Dinner Game" (English title). Someone says that it has been copied from dinner for schmucks which is absolutely wrong as this released in 2007. See more »

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Bharat Bhushan: Asif, this is Bhushan.
Asif Merchant: Bharat, your Dhoni was washed out by the Pakistanis.
Bharat Bhushan: Even I'm watching the match, there are a lot of overs left.
Asif Merchant: If they couldn't do anything in 43 overs, what can they uproot now?
Bharat Bhushan: Have you forgotten about the Multan one-day? So badly we uprooted you, that you are still holding it in your hand.
Bharat Bhushan: Get lost!
Asif Merchant: You get lost!
Bharat Bhushan: You get lost!
[Bharat bangs the phone]
Anant Ghoshal: What a character, man!
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Remake of Le Dîner de Cons (1998) See more »

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A very different experience
19 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

This movie is quite different and handled very uniquely. The theme, storyline and everything about this movie is so refreshingly new that you are charmed by these. The entire movie is a laugh riot and the acting by the main character Bharat Bhushan ( Vinay Pathak )is just exhilarating. Others including Rajat kapoor, Milind Soman and Sarika have done very well.

The movie is about the entire stretch of a night and how a man pays for his mischief that he intended to play on others. A very light hearted comedy and very enjoyable.

Then why just 6 stars ? Well reading through some others reviews on this site I find that this movie is a copy of the french movie "Dinner Games" . To verify this I checked on the plot of the original and I found that indeed it is true. This requires that the director should acknowledge this fact in the titles but I don't remember having seen that in the movie titles.

Well apart from this fact ( though a very embarrassing one ) the movie's direction is flawless and the story is very humorous.


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