Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Bheja Fry - Movie Preview

Ranjeet Thadani (Rajat Kapoor), a bored, arrogant music company executive hurts his back the night he has found a prize catch for a weekly bring-your-idiots talent dinner hosted by his friends & him. He ends up spending the evening with this idiot, Bharat Bhushan (Vinay Pathak) who tries to help him get his wife Sheetal (Sarika) back who left him earlier that day.The result is utter chaos let loose by the idiot, who cannot do a single thing without messing it up further. The plot turns around to be a series of mini disasters that leave Ranjeet's comfortable life in ruins. Call it the idiot revenge!

Director's Note

Bheja Fry is an extremely funny, sensitive film which takes a peek into the lives of a certain group of urban individuals, belonging to different classes & emotional backgrounds. If on one hand the story revolves around the endearing character of Bharat Bhushan & his unpredictable goof ups, then on the other its a voyage of self realization for Ranjeet Thadani who discovers his love for his wife Sheetal through a journey of laughter pain & frustration. Mistaken identities, garbled messages & other assorted oddball occurrences make the film suitably madcap. If you have not watched Bheja Fry you have laughed less this year!

Character Sketches


Sheetal Thadani is a singer married to Ranjeet the owner of Soundman Industries, a music company. She is trying hard to get her husband Ranjeet away from his habits of poking fun at innocent people. Well aware that her husband is beating his stress by engaging in such activities, She terms his doings as unfair. She decides that leaving him will only teach him what she had been trying for four years.

Rajat Kapoor

Ranjeet Thadani is a bored, arrogant music company executive who livens up his upper class existence by attending talent dinners hosted by his friends & him. His life revolves around this stress busting fun which is just not appreciated by his wife. It is his pride that will probably lead to his downfall.

Vinay Pathak

Bharat Bhushan is a roly-poly officer with the Income Tax department. His innocence & his obsession for signing gets him trapped in Ranjeet Thadani's house. He shares his pain through hindi songs & a scrap book which contains memoirs of his childhood. He relentlessly tries to be of some help to Ranjeet Thadani, only to make matters worse on every front. A likeable, warm little fellow, he is undeniably a big time goof up.

Ranvir Shorey

Asif Merchant apart from being the finest tax inspector of his department is also Bharat Bhushan's best friend. He is as egoistic as Ranjeet Thadani & is always looking to put the other person down. He comes to help Ranjeet at the behest of his friend Bhushan, only to discover his worst nightmare come true!

Bhairavi Goswami

Suman Rao is the provocation, melodramatic friend of Ranjeet Thadani. A wannabe singer, she is always trying to lure Ranjeet towards herself. Well aware of Ranjeet's past she waits patiently for the day when Ranjeet will reciprocate her love.

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