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A collection of three comic-dramatic stories set in Mumbai. The first is about a diligent office worker who wins the office 'Fun Committee Award', which entitles him to a whole day full of ... See full summary »

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Ruchika Oberoi

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Cast

Credited cast:
Vinay Pathak ... Suyash Chaturvedi
Amruta Subhash ... Sarita Joshi
Tannishtha Chatterjee ... Aarti
Chandan Roy Sanyal ... Jignesh
Sameer Kochhar ... Purshottam
Sana Sheikh Sana Sheikh ... Vaidehi
Uttara Baokar Uttara Baokar ... Ajji
Ashwin Mushran ... CEO Ajay Sharma
Mithun Rodwittiya Mithun Rodwittiya ... Terrorist
Bhushan Vikas Bhushan Vikas ... Anil Joshi
Naman Banthia Naman Banthia ... Kalantri
Jaswinder Singh Jaswinder Singh ... Mr. Patra
Jyoti Subhash ... Tea-time visitor
Mukul Chadda Mukul Chadda ... Insurance MC
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Helena Fonseca Helena Fonseca ... Rich Aunt
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A collection of three comic-dramatic stories set in Mumbai. The first is about a diligent office worker who wins the office 'Fun Committee Award', which entitles him to a whole day full of fun. He is most reluctant to leave the safety of his cubicle but he has to. Prescribed fun modules have to be completed and non-compliance is not an option... The second story begins with a domineering head-of-the-family, Anil, who is on life support. Seeking some relief, his family decides to buy a TV, which Anil had banned. Now every night the family plugs into a popular soap whose hero, Purshottam, is a man ideal in every way and they are smitten. Then suddenly, comes the news that Anil is better and may be home soon. Will they have to let Purshottam go?... The third one centers on Aarti whose repetitive existence is slowly making her more and more mechanical and numb. Deep inside ferments a disconnect and unease that she is unable to articulate to anyone. Then one day there arrives a most ...

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 September 2015 (Italy) See more »

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Movie which made Indian Cinema proud of its intellectual vitality
5 September 2016 | by vivek-jha112See all my reviews

The movie has a deep philosophical undertone to it.The movie has the courage to ask the audience in the form of stories the deep questions of life.

All the three stories challenged the audience to inquire about the nature of reality and its relationship with human senses and brain. Some deep question were : What makes us enjoy our life? What makes us sad? Can someone enjoy forced fun? Can TV serial story, an imaginary story affect a real story of life. Is love true?

The acting is superb.The background music is very good.The editing and photography is superb.


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