Zhalla Bobhata
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Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nashik, Pune

Zhalla Bobhata

Marathi
ComedyDrama
06 Jan, 2017
2 hrs 00 mins
70%
243 votes
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SYNOPSIS
The story revolves around Appa Zele, who is a barber in a small rural community. One day, Appa witnesses an incident involving a mysterious woman and this sends Appa in shock and he stops talking. In the mean time, every one in the village has something to hide. As the news of Appa witnessing something private spreads, everyone gets worried if Appa knows something about them. This leads to a lot of confusion and funny situations as people try to get Appa to talk about what he has witnessed.
Across the country, its a common sight to see development work being sped up and cities bearing a clean look up ahead of elections. Similar is the case with villages and Appa stays in one such. While this is an Adarsh Gaon, the moment elections are through, none of the villagers care about what happens to it. Appa tries his best to get the people to contribute towards maintaining the reputation of the village but to no avail. One night, while walking around, he ...Read full review
Anup Jagdales Zala Bobhata reminds me of those compact Irish comedies like Intermission or Waking Ned Devine (and of course Priyadarshans ensemble comedies like Malamaal Weekly; which was directly inspired by Ned Devine), but not in a good way. The films I mentioned are stories of communities, and instead of a single protagonist, they feature intertwining stories of lots of well meaning but crooked people. They arrive at a mutually satisfactory conclusion after a lot of individual complications. These films appear to be simplistic but are of a fairly complex nature and have carefully crafted screenplays, designed to make us sympathetic towards the characters no matter what they do. Zala Bobhata essentially falls in the same category but is unable to deliver either the charm or the entertainment of the genre. ...Read full review

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