Bheja Fry

Posted: April 27, 2007 in Movies, Thoughts

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Cast: Sarika (Sheetal), Rajat Kapoor (Ranjeet Thandani, Vinay Pathak (Bharat Bhusahn), Ranvir Shorey (Asif, the income tax-officer), Milind Soman (Anant Ghoshal) and Bhairavi Goswami (Suman Rao) Director: Sagar Bellary

Bheja Fry is an awesome movie. I just loved watching it. It’s a movie for everyone. I am very sure everyone who watches this movie will laugh his heart out.


It’s the story of a group of smug urbanites who invite an idiot for dinner every week, laughing up the evening at his expense. Of course, the idiot turns the tables.


Bheja Fry is actually a remake of a French movie Le Diner De Cons (The Dinner Game).


Here is the synopsis of the movie:

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-idiot talent dinner hosted by his friends and him. He ends up spending the evening with this idiot, Bharat Bhushan (Vinay Pathak) who tries to help him get his wife (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.


The main protagonist of the movie is Vinay Pathak who plays the role of Bharat Bhushan, a roly-poly officer with the Income Tax department. His innocence and his obsession for singing gets him trapped in Ranjeet Thadani’s house. He shares his pain through Hindi songs and 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.


I won’t revile reveal much of the movie and spoil your fun. But I do suggest that you make it a point to watch this wonderful movie. This is what a comedy movie should be like- no heavy dialogs, no vulgar slang, no provocative scenes. Just plain ol’ situational comedy. Just perfect to tickle your funny bone a little.


BTW, a point worth mentioning- That the movie is not a long boring one. It’s just around 1 hour 45 minutes long.


Other reviews:

Indian Express Review

Times of India Review

Rediff Review

  1. Gurunath M says:

    Very well written 🙂 Way 2 go…but the background theme could be a little more interesting…

  2. Mayur says:

    I second your thoughts completely NG. Never seen comedy acted and presented in such a light and simple manner. Nothing extra-ordinary or out of the way, but still I was so into the movie that every scene was fun and I was enjoying it like all the others in the hall who just cudnt stop laughing. And guys, u gotta c it for Ranvir Shorie and Vinay Pathak, they prove time and again that they are fantastic actors.

  3. Nayana says:

    I will surely watch this movie .. Weekend Masala 😉 ..

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