The Comedy of Errors
| 8.4/10 |
April 15, 2008
| 1982 (1982)|
Gulzar (dialogue), Gulzar (screenplay), William Shakespeare (play)
Sanjeev Kumar (Ashok R. Rilak), Deven Verma (Bahadur), Moushumi Chatterjee (Sudha), Aruna Irani (Prema), Deepti Naval (Tanu)
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Based on Shakespeare's 'A comedy of errors', this is a story of identical twins (2 pairs) and mistaken identities.
Angoor(Hindi: , translation Grape) is a 1982 Bollywood Hindi comedy film starring Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma in dual roles, and directed by Gulzar. It is a remake of the 1963 Bengali comedy film Bhrantibilas that is based on Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagars Bengali play by the same name which itself is based on Shakespeares play The Comedy of Errors. All characters are innocent and destiny plays the main role in bring all characters at one place. Most of the other films are generally based on false characters and deliberately make false statements to fool others.
Angoor(Hindi: ?????, translation Grape) is a hindi comedy film directed by Gulzar. It is a remake of the 1963 Bengali comedy film Bhrantibilas that is based on Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's Bengali play by the same name which itself is based on Shakespeare's play The Comedy of Errors.
Angoor (1982 film) Wikipedia
The film is about two pairs of identical twins separated at birth and how their lives go haywire when they meet in adulthood.
Raj Tilak (Utpal Dutt) and his wife (Shammi) are on a trip with their twin sons, both of whom they call Ashok. Since they look the same, they should be called the same, is Mr Tilaks reasoning. As fate would have it, they adopt another set of twins, both of whom they call Bahadur. An unfortunate accident then divides the family, leaving both parents with one child out of each pair of twins.
A few years later, Ashok (Sanjeev Kumar) is married to Sudha (Moushmi Chatterjee) and Bahadur (Deven Verma) is married to Prema (Aruna Irani). They all stay together with Sudhas younger sister Tanu (Deepti Naval). Into their lives enter the other Ashok, a detective novel aficionado, and Bahadur, a bhaang(an Indian concoction containing marijuana) lover. Now there are two Ashoks and two Bahadurs in the same city. This is more than their families, the Jeweller, the Taxi Driver and the Inspector can handle.Sanjeev Kumar as Ashok R. Tilak (Double Role)
Deven Verma as Bahadur (Double Role)
Moushmi Chatterjee as Sudha, Ashoks Wife
Deepti Naval as Tanu, Sudhas Sister
Aruna Irani as Prema, Bahadurs wife
Yunus Parvez as Mansoor Miyan, Chedilals Worker
C. S. Dubey as Chedilal, Jeweller
T.P. Jain as Ganeshilal, Diamond Merchant
Padma Chavan as Alka, Ashoks Friend
Ram Mohan as Taxi Driver
Shammi as Ashoks Mother
Utpal Dutt as Raj Tilak, Ashoks Father
Col. Trilok Kapoor as Inspector Sinha
30th Filmfare Awards
Won: Best Comedian - Deven Verma
Nominated: Best Actor - Sanjeev Kumar
The DVD version of the film was released by IndiaWeekly under its own label.
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