30 Years Of Covering Mumbai
Home > Film Review > A classic play revisited with class!

A classic play revisited with class!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
By Sandeep Hattangadi

Lahanpan Dega Deva is one of the most popular plays in Marathi written by veteran actor-director Bal Kolhatkar which was first staged in 1969. Now actor Sunil Barve presents this updated version of the play with an all new cast under his ‘Herbarium’ initiative having already staged his first Suryachi Pille successfully.

Lahanpan Dega Deva is a sort of a satirical comedy on middle class mores which makes a comment on middle class prejudices and the laughable upheavals in a typical family. Anant Utpat (Sharad Ponkshe) who has run away from his home in his childhood visits his sister (Shilpa Tulaskar) after many years, much to the happiness of his sister who welcomes him and much to the chagrin of his brother-in-law Vishwanathrao (MangeshKadam) who is heavily under debt after a failed business and is chased by his creditors and his father-in-law as well (Jayant Savarkar) who has lent him money for the business.

And Anant becomes an unwanted guest in the family when he overstays and starts borrowing money from the neighbors and makes numerous shopping sprees on his brother-in-law’s credit who almost is on the verge of killing his sister’s brother.

Facebook
COMMENTS
It is really a very good script. n perfomed also very well.

Commented by: Vaishnavi Lad | 12/10/2010

POST YOUR COMMENTS
Name:  
Email:    
Comments:
 
Bollywood
On the talk show 'Koffee With Karan', Nargis ...
While Jacqueline Fernandez gears up for a long ...
“Honestly, I am so pre-occupied with my movie ...
We got married four months back. We are eager to
Dr. Rajan B. Bhonsle, M.D. (Bom)
Consulting Sex Therapist & Counsellor
Dr. (Mrs.) Minnu R. Bhonsle, Ph.D.
Consulting Psychotherapist & Counsellor
Astrology
Select Sun sign:
 
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)Negotiations and discussions held today will go in your favor. You are on the upswing where money is concerned. Do not re-invest right now. Overseas influences are strong and very beneficial. However, there could be some unforeseen household expenses. You will be happy in your present relationship. Though there will be several temptations in the form of another person seeking your attention.
Tarot for Love
Select Sun sign:
 
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)What the cards say: Partial success Path: Follow the moral order. Don’t Covet what is not yours Ally: Critical Virgo will not mince words. Avoid fellow Aries will not help you in facing facts Card for the week: The Tarot key VIII The Strength. Tame the beast within. Discipline and acceptance will help you win the day. Know that with true love and affection you can tame any one or thing
- Advertising -
‘As property prices are rising, so are marriage d
Baaya Design was found by Shibani Jain in 2009.
When you’re going in for a realty purchase, chanc
Read More