Jijaji: Aye Pyare Mohan, tum pagal ho kya?
Pyare Mohan: Nahin Saheb, ab to main bilkul pagal nahin hoon.
Jijaji: Ab to! Ab to nahin hoon ka kya matlab, pehle pagal they kya?
Pyare Mohan: Saheb log yunhi mazak me kehte they.. lekin maine kabhi nahin maana ki main paagal hoon.
Jijaji: Arey kitne din pehle kehte they?
Pyare Mohan: … humein lajja aati hai saheb.
Jijaji: Arey bol bol. Arey nakhra chhod bol.
Pyare Mohan: Saheb, Vivaah se pehle. Lekin Vivaah ke uparaant sab yahi kehne lage hain ki mujh me pagalpan ke koi lakshan nahin hain.
Jijaji: Ghalat kehte hain sab. Tum me pagalpan ke saare lakshan hain. Pehla lakshan yeh hain ki tum bakbak bahut karte ho.
Pyare Mohan: Haan saheb, yeh dosh to mujh me hain. Parantu saheb, chandrama me bhi to kalank hai. Anya koi lakshan saheb?
Jijaji: Doosra lakshan ye hai ki tum ati-shudhh bhasha me baat karte ho.
Pyare Mohan: Woh to hum aapko prasanna karne ke liye karte hain.
Jijaji: Nonsense! Aise pagalpan se main prasanna ho jaunga aisa sochna hi pagalpan hain.
A rare instance where the hindi remake was almost as good as the original bengali film ‘Chhadmabeshi’ !
The world that Hrishikesh Mukherjee created around Parimal ‘Pyaremohan’ Tripathy, Raghavendra ‘Jijaji’ Sharma, Sukumar ‘Parimal’ Sinha, Sulekha, Vasudha, Lata, Prashant and everyone around them is a laugh riot even today ! And that music by Dada Burman infused all the more warmth and charm to the film ! A perfect rewatch for the stressful times we are in!
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