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A cricket-loving school-teacher faces challenges after agreeing to marry a doctor.

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Ajit Dalvi (dialogues), R.N. Dubey (lyrics) (as Prof. R.N. Dubey) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Anupam Kher ... Dr. Awasthi
Mahesh Manjrekar ... Manoj Anant Achrekar
Mandira Bedi ... Meera A. Achrekar
Eijaz Khan ... Dr. Arjun Awasthi
Vandana Gupte ... Mrs. Achrekar / Aai
Prateeksha Lonkar ... Neelima M. Achrekar
Anil Kumble Anil Kumble ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bharat Ganeshpure ... Black marketer
Praveen Indu Praveen Indu ... Madhav (Cricketer)
Kishore Pradhan ... School Principal
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Meera Achrekar lives a middle-classed lifestyle in a Shivaji Park Chawl, along with her widowed mother; brother Manoj, his wife, Neelima, and their son, Mayank. After the passing of their father, Anant, Manoj, who was just 18 at that time, took over the financial reins of this family, while she, herself, got employed as a Maths Teacher with Vishwa-Prem Vidyalaya, and heads the 'Meera XI' cricket team in the colony. Her mother and Manoj are on the look-out for a suitable groom, but her obsession with cricket along with the 'bahenji' bespectacled looks turn to her disadvantage. Things start to look up after she dramatically meets with heart specialist Dr. Arjun Awasthi, who lives in a mansion with his widower dentist father. The two families meet, and decide to get the couple married. On the day of the formal engagement, however, things spiral out of control when Meera does not show up. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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it should be .... Meerabhai Get Out !!!!!
5 December 2008 | by shariquehashmiSee all my reviews

It's often said that cricket and Bollywood are two major passions of Indians. Director Chandrakant Kulkarni's MEERABAI NOT OUT narrates the story of a cricket enthusiast who goes to the extremes -- even on the day of her engagement -- to watch a game of cricket.

But interesting ideas don't necessarily translate into interesting films. MEERABAI NOT OUT suffers because there's not much meat in its script. It's only during the penultimate moments that things begin to move, but that isn't enough to salvage the situation.

MEERABAI NOT OUT may give an impression of being a 'cricket film', but it's misleading. It's primarily a love story. In fact, a major part of the screen time is devoted to the love story, which, frankly, lacks the fizz.

Mandira and Ejaz Khan acts their part well.On the whole, MEERABAI NOT OUT is a below average fare and deserves to get clean bowled from the theaters in the first day itself !!!!!


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5 December 2008 (India) See more »

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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