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Director: Priyadarshan
Tusshar Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Rajpal Yadav & Kunal Khemu
Contains moderate violence and mild language
152 mins
Friday 21 September 2007 by Adlabs Films
15 cert camera
The cast in Dhol
The cast in Dhol
An average entertainer with some funny moments to tickle your funny bone.

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This comic caper focusing on four unemployed youths; Sam (Tusshar), Pakkya (Sharman), Maru (Rajpal) and Goti (Kunal), whose friendship is
bound by their childlike notoriety and aimlessness.

All four characters end up in more trouble than they bargained for, with dreams of making it big with minimal effort.

When Ritu (Tanushree), a girl from a filthy rich family, comes to their neighbourhood, all four lads try their best to win her affection.

But they soon discover a spine-chilling truth about this lass leading to confusion and mayhem.

We are used to director Priyadarshan's brand of humour arising from utter confusion and chaos always having you in splits.

Unlike his previous comedies featuring veteran actors like Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal at the helm, Priyadarshan gives youngsters like
Tusshar, Sharman, Kunal and Rajpal a chance to showcase their comedic skills.

All four lads demonstrate brilliant camaraderie throughout by complimenting each other in every on- screen situation.

Of the cast, Rajpal Yadav comes up trumps with his slapstick kind of humour and excellent comic timing - a true genius comparable to Charlie

He is closely followed by Tusshar and Sharman whose brilliant sense of humour will bring the house down.

Kunal Khemu is a revelation to watch in a comic role showing a sharp contrast from his serious character in films like Traffic Signal and

On the whole, Dhol is an average entertainer – but with enough funny moments to tickle your funny bone.

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Reviewed by Manish Gajjar
BBC Bollywood Correspondent
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