Hindi    Jun 19, 2009 (India)  

Verdict: Bakwaas Movie. Waste of Time.


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Paying Guests is a 2009 Indian Bollywood comedy film released on Jun 19, 2009. The film is directed by Paritossh Painter, produced by Subhash Ghai under banner named Mukta Arts Ltd..

The story involves four boys played by Shreyas Talpade, Ashish Chowdhary, Jaaved Jaffrey, and Vatsal Sheth. These four boys are on the fun and crazy ride of taking a crazy house hunt. This incident takes them through a series of ultra-whimsical obstacles. These four boys are in a bid to find that one roof that can brook and shelter their combined problems.

In the search for a new boarding, these four friends manage to convince their crazier landlord Ballu (played by Johnny Lever) to keep them as paying guests. But, Ballu has one action i.e. he wants only couples to live in his boarding. Series of illusions and number of dramas affect the lives of these four people. There are sequences of events that follow these four friends.

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Reviews for Paying Guests

Udita Jhunjhunwala


Udita JhunjhunwalaDNA India

Paritosh Painter makes a commendable transition from stage to screen, both as director and in translating his play to a different medium. You can see how Paying Guests would make ..

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Taran Adarsh


Taran Adarshbollywoodhungama.com

Never judge a book by its cover. But we do! We tend to get carried away by eye-catching promos that a film-maker unleashes prior to a film's release. We act in haste, rush to a ne..

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Pratim D. Gupta


Pratim D. GuptaThe Telegraph

Friday after Friday you hope and pray that the producers and the plexes strike a deal and we get to watch Bollywood movies on the big screen. Fifteen minutes into Paying Guests, y..

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Nikhat Kazmi


Nikhat KazmiTimes of India

Bollywood going corporate should have spelt better for the film industry. At least, now there will be some quality control amongst films that are produced by respectable banners, ..

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Rajeev Masand


Rajeev Masandibnlive.com

Paying Guests directed by Paritosh Painter is a comedy that's based on a premise so weak, you'll just about muster up a few chuckles; don't expect this film to make you laugh. Jav..

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All Critic Reviews (5)

  • hindicritic


    Cool Movie

    hindicritic, 9 years ago
    This is nice movie. I liked it.
  • kailashmisra


    Cool Movie

    kailashmisra, 9 years ago
    This is nice movie. I liked it.
  • jeevan789


    Super Hit Movie

    jeevan789, 9 years ago
    Super hit movie. I loved everything about this movie.

All User Reviews (8)

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