Rang Birangi

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Rang Birangi
Rang Birangi, 1983 Hindi film.jpg
Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Produced by Rajiv Pandya
Rajvi Pictures
Written by Ashok Rawat (dialogue)
Screenplay by Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Story by Kamleshwar
Starring Parveen Babi
Amol Palekar
Deepti Naval
Utpal Dutt
Music by R.D.Burman
Anand Bakshi (lyrics)
Cinematography Jaywant Pathare
Edited by Khan Zaman Khan
Distributed by Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd.
(2004, India, DVD)
Release date
May 6, 1983
Running time
180 minutes (approx)
129 minutes (DVD)
Country India
Language Hindi

Rang Birangi is a 1983 Hindi film, based on a story by noted Hindi writer, Kamleshwar, and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. This comedy classic is most remembered for the Utpal Dutt's role of Police Inspector Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar, which won him the Filmfare Best Comedian Award for the year.

Synopsis[edit]

Ajay Sharma is a very successful entrepreneur who has now transformed into a workaholic and is seen ignoring his wife of seven years, Nirmala. Enter Ravi Kapoor, a friend of Ajay notices Nirmala's loneliness and decides to fix things by rekindling the spark in their life. Thus starts a hilarious comedy involving Ajay's secretary, Anita and her boyfriend, Jeet and a re-enactment of Pati, Patni aur Woh.

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

  • Director – Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Story – Kamleshwar
  • Screenplay – Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Dialogue – Ashok Rawat
  • Producer – Rajiv Pandya
  • Production Company – Rajvi Pictures
  • Cinematographer – Jaywant Pathare
  • Editor – Khan Zaman Khan
  • Art Director – Ajit Banerjee
  • Costume Designer – Xerxes Bathena
  • Costume and Wardrobe – M.R. Bhutkar, Babu Ghanekar, Mohan Pardesi

Soundtrack[edit]

All music composed by Rahul Dev Burman.

Songs
No.TitleLyricsPlaybackLength
1."Duniyaa Rang Birangee Bhaiye"Kaka HathrasiManna Dey 
2."Kabhi Kuchh Pal Jeevan ke"YogeshAnuradha Paudwal, Aarti Mukherjee 
3."O Mriganayanee Chandramukhee"YogeshDr. Vasantrao Deshpande, Faiyaz 
4."Pyaar Karegaa Tujhe Pyaar"Maya GovindSapan Chakraborty 

Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1984 Utpal Dutt Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role Won

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