Hindi    Apr 20, 1979 (India)

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Gol Maal is a 1979 Indian Bollywood comedy film released on Apr 20, 1979. The film is directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, produced by Hrishikesh Mukherjee.

Ramprasad Dashrathprasad Sharma, a fresh graduate finds a job with Bhavani Shankar, a man of traditional values. Bhavani believes that men without moustaches are characterless. In order to save his job, Ramprasad lies to him many a times which leads to a lot of confusion and comedy.

Delightful comedy features Ramprasad (Amol Palekar),a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar (Utpal Dutt), who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also against any of his employees indulging in recreation of any kind. When Ramprasad is caught by his boss at a soccer match, he has to invent a twin brother, the clean-shaven Laxman Prasad, to save his job. When Bhavani's daughter falls in love with the clean-shaven Laxman Prasad, and insists on marrying him, and Bhavani insists she should marry Ramprasad, things take a whacky turn. A fake mother and a hilarious chase are other enjoyable features involved in this comedy.

Ram Prasad, a young Charted Accountant and his sister Ratna, are orphans living in Bombay. Though adequately provided for by their parents, Ram is ambitious and having passed his C.A. examinations, begins the arduous job of job-hunting. One morning an old family friend Dr. Kedar comes to visit the two young people with information about a very well-paid job being advertised by the Urmila Trading Corporation. He is a personal friend of the owner Bhavani Shankar and is therefore able to advise Ram about the manner in which to handle the interview. . When the time comes Ram goes to the interview dressed very soberly in kurta-pyjama, with hair well-oiled and slicked down. Bhavani approve highly of the moustached young man and gives him the job. But for the fact that he has to dress eternally in kurtas and always oil his hair. Ram is happy with his new job. Until the day, the India-Pakistan test match is advertised. . Bhavani is an eccentric who believes that youth should have no interest beyond work and industry and so Ram knows that he cannot ask for leave to watch the match. With the aid of his friends he arranges to go to the match saying his mother is ill. He and his friend watch the match enthusiastically unware that hey have been observed by Bhavani Shankar himself. . The next day a furious Bhavani Shankar demands an explanation. Ram blurts out that the person Bhavani had seen was not him, but his twin brother Laxman Prasad who is clean shaven. Bhavani s faith in Ram is great that the accepts the explanation. On hearing that Laxman is unemployed him somewhere so it starts. To conceal one line Ram is forced into a web of hilarious descetpion. Bhavani gives Laxman the job of teaching his daughter music. Rams life becomes one frantic run-around as Ram with a false moustache he attends the office; as clean shaven Laxman he spends the evening teaching the bosss daughter The inevitable complication occurs when Urmila (Bhavani Shankars daughter) falls in love with Laxman. Meanwhile Bhavani suddenly demands to meet Rams mother, who like Laxman, does not exist at all. . "Goa Maal" is the hilarious odyssey of Ram Prasad Sharma as he goes through crisis after crisis, always somehow landing on his feet, with head, heart and moustache in fact. Events snowball into a web of confusion and Ram no longer knows whether he is coming or going. . Until one day - his moustache falls off !! [Source: Booklet] Check out this page for more updates on Gol Maal.

Cast & Crew

Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar

Ram Prasad Sharma

Utpal Dutta

Utpal Dutta

Bhavani Shankar

Dina Pathak

Dina Pathak

Mrs. Kamala Srivast..

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    All Time Hit Movie

    prakashreddy9, 8 years ago
    This is one of best movie of all time.

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