Malamaal Weekly

Malamaal Weekly

Film
Film Less

Malamaal Weekly

to get instant updates about 'Malamaal Weekly' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
Malaamal Weekly is a 2006 Bollywood comedy film starring Paresh Rawal and Om Puri and written and directed by Priyadarshan. The story of the movie has similarities with Waking Ned Devine.

The film was rated poorly by most critics in India, but was a surprise hit among cinema-goers.

Plot

The film takes place in the impoverished village of Laholi, where, following past droughts, most of the villagers' possessions are mortgaged to the local Thakurani Karamkali (Sudha Chandran). One of the few entertainments the villagers can afford is the lottery, Malaamal Weekly (Malaamal is Hindi for 'rich').

Lilaram (Paresh Rawal) is the only educated man in the village, and has the job of intermediary between the lottery organisation and the village, for which he receives only a commission whenever a villager wins; thus he has a relatively good but volatile income. One day he reads the winning lottery numbers and realises that one of the tickets has won the top prize of one crore (about $220,000, a relative fortune in rural India). He devises a plan to obtain the winning ticket and present it to the commission as his own. He hosts a dinner (mortgaging his wife's beloved pet goat to the Thakur's wife to pay for it) and invites all the villagers who play the lottery, but the man he is looking for does not turn up. By elimination he deduces that the winner is Anthony(), the town drunk, and reasons that he didn't turn up because he knew that he had won the top prize. Hoping to at least extract...
Read More

No feeds found

All
Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Film
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from