Friday, 13 April 2012

Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen (1990) Movie Review


The film is a comment on a society that brands people into images they should be, and talks of individual dreams and aspirations. Set in the background of a small town in India, against the harsh weather conditions and lack of rain, the story revolves around a girl who is unconventional in her ways and appearance, in-feminine in the conventional sense of the word, and therefore subjugated to much negative public opinions and advices on what she should be. She is supported by a supportive just father, a younger brother who is about to turn 18 and a realistic, discouraging but loving older brother. And in their lives then enters a man who believes in magic and tells them that he can bring rain! The story unfolds with much poetry and a dreamlike quality that is magical.


Really nice movie,
Strongly recommended for a nice weekend evening. Excellent direction, acting and totally new story line. Especially the first part where the whole movie follows a poetic route of dialogue delivery rather than traditional rout. Though the film drags in second part, it is still watchable for its central character, Nana Patekar


Amol Palekar


Anita KanwarAnita Kanwar...
Binni Rai (as Aneeta Kanwar)
Nana PatekarNana Patekar...
Natwarlal aka Dhrushtadyumna padmanabh Prajapati Neelkant Dhumketu Barish Kar
Riju BajajRiju Bajaj...
Hemant DesaiHemant Desai
Vikram GokhaleVikram Gokhale...
Collector Jaideep Das Gupta
Madan GupteMadan Gupte
Arun JoglekarArun Joglekar...
Gautam JoglekarGautam Joglekar
Aparajita KrishaAparajita Krisha...
Dilip KulkarniDilip Kulkarni...
Bade Bhaiyya
Deepa LagooDeepa Lagoo...
Budhiya (as Deepa Shriram)
Suresh RegeSuresh Rege
Vasant SabnisVasant Sabnis

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