Hindi    Sep 19, 2008 (India)  

Verdict: Cool Movie. Watchable.
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Welcome To Sajjanpur is a 2008 Indian Bollywood comedy, costume drama, drama, social film released on Sep 19, 2008. The film is directed by Shyam Benegal, produced by Ronnie Screwvala under banner named Utv Motion Pictures.
The town Sajjanpur shortfalls adequate construction, no safe drinking water is regulated in a 24 hour period, electricity is out for almost 23 hours which is also not included, and even though they have their mobile phones they cannot speak or write in English. The movie also shows that one of the villager, who does speak and write English calmly, Meade Kushwah, lives with his mother, and both owns a small fresh vegetable store after his dad discarded them when he was very young. He has since received a degree from Satna University, and helps the residents with written analogy for a fee. Amongst his clients are Man Singh - who wants his violent wife to stand for the Municipal elections; a lady known as Munnibai Mukhrani, who stands for elections; a snake orator who is trying to earn his earning with fake snakes and is trying to figure his father; Ram Kumar, who is in love with a widow, Shobha; angry Ramsakhi Pannawali, who desperately wants to marry off her alienated daughter, Vindhya has to marry to a Saturday-born dog; while Mahadev uses his tactics to break Kamla's marriage with Bansiram. Check out this page for more updates on Welcome To Sajjanpur.

Cast & Crew


Shreyas Talpade

Shreyas Talpade

Mahadev Kushwaha

Amrita Rao

Amrita Rao

Kamla Kumharan

Ravi Kishan

Ravi Kishan

Ram Kumar

Ila Arun

Ila Arun

Ramsakhi Pannawali ..

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Reviews for Welcome To Sajjanpur


Rajeev Masand

4.0

Rajeev Masandibnlive.com

Filmmaker Shyam Benegal's Welcome To Sajjanpur is not only one of the best films of this year, it's among the finest films you'll see in a long time. It is on the one hand, a humo..

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Khalid Mohamed

3.0

Khalid MohamedHindustan Times

It’s a wonderful word. Whether it’s a political piggy, a demented woman who can only cry through her nose (?), or a clinic ‘compounder’ who flips out for the village widow..

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Taran Adarsh

3.0

Taran Adarshbollywoodhungama.com

Years ago, a popular TV series MALGUDI DAYS left an indelible impression on the minds of viewers. Now Shyam Benegal's WELCOME TO SAJJANPUR takes you back to a hamlet that has its ..

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Pratim D. Gupta

3.0

Pratim D. GuptaThe Telegraph

Shyam Benegal’s Welcome To Sajjanpur is a quaint little road song which has every chance of getting drowned in the cacophony that is Bollywood. But if you do tune in, its innoce..

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Nikhat Kazmi

3.0

Nikhat KazmiTimes of India

SHYAM Benegal's been to the Indian village, long years ago. Then, at the helm of the parallel film movement, he had given us films like Ankur , Nishant , showcasing the seamier si..

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Udita Jhunjhunwala

3.0

Udita JhunjhunwalaDNA India

Mahadev is one of the only literate residents of a small village called Sajjanpur. A writer, who harbours dreams of becoming a novelist, performs the part of the village's officia..

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All Critic Reviews (9)

  • movielover4

    3.5

    Super Hit Movie

    movielover4, 9 years ago
    Super hit movie. I loved everything about this movie.
  • hindicritic

    3.5

    Super Hit Movie

    hindicritic, 9 years ago
    Super hit movie. I loved everything about this movie.
  • kailashmisra

    3.0

    Cool Movie

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

All User Reviews (10)

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