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Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge

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Director  Ashwni Dhir
Country  India
6.2/10 IMDb

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Language  Hindi
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Release date  5 March 2010 (2010-03-05)
Writer  Robin Bhatt (screenplay), Ashwani Dhir, Tushar Hiranandani (screenplay), Amit Mishra (lyrics)

Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? (Guest, When Will You Leave?) is a 2010 Indian comedy film directed by Ashwni Dhir, and produced by Amita Pathak. Loosely based on the short story Tum Kab Jaoge, Athithi? by Sharad Joshi, the film stars Ajay Devgan, Paresh Rawal and Konkona Sen Sharma in the lead roles. It was released on 5 March 2010.The film was an Super Hit grosser and made nearly double of its budget (150 million) at the box office. It received numeorous nominations at award ceremonies.

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Plot

The life of a happy family living in Goregaon ((Mumbai)) are short lived when a distant relative from Gorakpur comes to stay with them causing an unfavorable turn of events.

Cast

  • Ajay Devgn as Puneet Bajpai
  • Konkona Sen Sharma as Munmun Bajpai
  • Paresh Rawal as Lambodar Chacha
  • Satish Kaushik as Ranjeet Taneja
  • Sanjai Mishra as Building Watchman
  • Akhilendra Mishra as Suleiman Bhai
  • Viju Khote as Kaalia
  • Mukesh Tiwari as Inspector
  • Rohitash Gaud as Niranjan Tripathi
  • Hrishikesh Joshi as Godbole saab
  • Production

    The film was shot at Yashraj Studios, Filmistan, Film City and other locations in Mumbai. The makers bought the rights to the short story Tum Kab Jaoge, Athithi? by Sharad Joshi.

    Reception

    The film received average to good ratings from the critics. Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama rated it 3.5 out of 5, and claimed that the film was "fun" and "frolic" for all. Komal Nahta gave it 3/5 and explained how it should be acclaimed for its family love, and the great message at the end.

    Box office

    Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge had an "average" opening at the box office, and took about a 35% opening, which is a typical trend for films in the family comedy/drama genre. The collections picked up through good word of mouth and sustained well at the box office for eight weeks despite competition from other films and IPL cricket tournament held during the same time. The film worked well with family audiences but did not find a large youth audience. The film did a domestic gross of 390 million. It was declared an average grosser by Box Office India.

    Music

    The songs featured in the movie are composed by Amit Mishra and Pritam Chakraborty while the lyrics are by Irshad Kamil. The film score was composed by Sanjoy Chowdhury. The soundtrack was released on 20 February 2010. "Aaja Aaja" and its remix are composed by Pritam while the rest were by Amit Mishra

    Adaptation

    Recently the famous author and cartoonist of India, Abid Surti has sued makers of Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge claiming that story is directly lifted from his Gujarati novel Bauter Varas No Babo published in 1976, which was later translated in Hindi as Bahatar Saal Ka Baccha. He has filed a case with The Film Writers Association (FWA) and has demanded Rs 11.5 million as compensation, the case is still pending judgment.

    Awards and nominations

  • Won: Apsara Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role – Paresh Rawal
  • Nominated: Best Comedian – Paresh Rawal
  • Sequel

    A sequel to film titled Guest in London is scheduled to release on 7 July 2017.

    References

    Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? Wikipedia
    Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? IMDb Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? themoviedb.org


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