Malamaal Weekly (2006)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Romance, Comedy
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Total Reviews: 10
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Review Summary: MALAMAAL WEEKLY is an ordinary fare. It has moments but not enough to create a lasting impression or compelling one for a repeat viewing.

Average Critic Rating: (2.72)
Cast: Ritesh Deshmukh , Paresh Rawal , Om Puri , Shakti Kapoor , Rakhi Sawant , Reema Sen , Rajpal Yadav , Sudha Chandran , Asrani , Rasika Joshi , TIKU TALSANIA , Arbaaz Khan , Innocent , Sona , Ravindranath
Director: Priyadarshan
Release Date: 10 Mar 2006

Plot: The film takes place in the impoverished village of Laholi where, following droughts, most of the villagers' possessions are mortgaged to the local Thakurani Karamkali ( Sudha Chandran ). One of the few entertainments the villagers can afford is the lottery, Malaamal Weekly ( malaamal is Hindi for 'rich'). Lilaram ( Read more

Malamaal Weekly - Top Reviews

The name is Malamaal Weekly! And no, this is no satire on the state of journalism today.
Sukanya Verma, Rediff 
MALAMAAL WEEKLY is an ordinary fare. It has moments but not enough to create a lasting impression or compelling one for a repeat viewing.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama

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