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Gol Maal (1979)

Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also ... See full summary »

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Ram Prasad Dasharath Prasad Sharma
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Urmila
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Himself
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Buaji Kalindi
Manju Singh ...
Ratna Sharma
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Kamala Srivastav (as Dina Phathak)
Pushpa
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Doctor Kedar Mama (as David)
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Bade Babu
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Bhavani Shankar
Ashwani
Harish Magon ...
Badri Narayan Shrivastav (as Harish)
Bhola
Amol Sen
Siddharth ...
(as Siddhart)
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Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also against any of his employees indulging in recreation of any kind. When Ramprasad is caught by his boss at a hockey match, he has to invent a twin brother, the clean-shaven Laxman Prasad, to save his job. When Bhavani's daughter falls in love with the clean-shaven Laxman Prasad, and insists on marrying him, and Bhavani insists she should marry Ramprasad, things take a whacky turn. A fake mother and a hilarious chase are other enjoyable features involved in this comedy. Written by Vijay

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20 April 1979 (India)  »

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Trivia

Amitabh Bachchan has a Cameo in one scene where Amol Palekar goes with Deven Verma to try Kurta-pajama. See more »

Quotes

Deven Varma: First I thought I could direct your movie myself but now I think we have to get some big director from some hit movie; because their is no logic in your story anymore.
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What a great movie
18 February 2002 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

If you like comedies (and everyone of us does) don't miss this. Hrishikesh Mukherjee was always brilliant, but in this he is exceptional. Amol Palekar and Utpal Dutt are great as ever. This movie is so (don't know what to say) that one can't stop laughing throughout it. If you haven't seen this you are missing something.


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