Vinay Pathak, Rajat
Kapoor, Anand Tiwary, Pitobash, Sadia Siddiqui, Sita
There's nothing more dangerous than a Bihari in love
Jo Dooba So Paar, It's Love in Bihar takes you on a
funny, rustic and romantic journey of love in the times
of guns, goons and grenades. Discover a new and sweet
facet of Bihar and Biharis that you perhaps never knew
existed. Unless, of course, you are a Bihari yourself.
It is the story of the lovable Bihari boy Keshu (Anand
Tiwari), son of a truck driver and a school drop-out,
and his one-sided love affair with the US-bred Sapna (Sita
Ragione Spada), who makes a sudden entry into his
village on a college project.
Our lady is oblivious to Keshu's
feelings and is happy with her American boyfriend when
the sudden twist in the tale happens.
Sapna gets kidnapped, and both her actual and wannabe
boyfriends go about finding the girl with Keshu's motley
bunch of friends and the Bihar Police.
Credits & Crew:
Studio Andaaz Productions
Produced By Andaaz Productions
Directed by Praveen Kumar
Story, Screenplay - Praveen Kumar
Dialogues - Joseph Mathai, Ravikant Sharma, Prabhat
Music Director - Manish Tipu
Cinematography - Arvind K.
Film Editing - Biplab Goswami
Production Design - Ashok Lokare
Sound Design - Ajit Singh Rathore
This American girl has come to the town to do a research
on Madhubani paintings.
Sapna also enjoys spending time with Keshu, and so Keshu
thinks that she too is interested in him. His friends tune
him up to express his love to her. She has a strict uncle
and Keshu has a temperamental father.
Anyhow, he overcomes fears of social norms and gathers
confidence to express his love to her. Just as he has
gathers courage to express his love to her, he is in for a
rude shock when he sees Sapna cozying up to her American
boyfriend, Mike (Alex O’Neil), who has come to meet her.
Keshu pretends not to be bothered about Sapna, but is soon
searching for her, along with his friends and a police
hawaldar, Tokan (Vinay Pathak).
Their search takes them to Bodhgaya where the identity of
the kidnappers is revealed. It shocks everyone, and how
Keshu resuces Sapna from the kidnappers is the rest of the
While Jo Dooba So Paar is a
story set in contemporary Bihar, it can be a story taking
place anywhere in the country, speaking the very pure and
commonplace language of love, affection, warmth and
The atmosphere of the small town in Bihar is well
recreated. One does fall in love with Bihar, and falls in
love with a Bihari in love!
This comedy drama has a lackluster screenplay, with
excellent performances by Anand Tiwari and Vinay Pathak.
- Amar Jeet
Keshu - Anand Tiwari
Salim - Pitobash Tripathy
Tokan - Vinay Pathak
Gulabo - Sadiya Siddiqui
Sapna - Sita Ragione Spada
Prem Prakash Asthana
Twinkle - Purav Bhandare
Mantoo - Uttam Haldar
Mike - Alexx O'Nell
Someshwar - Dadhi Raj
Javed - Vivek Setia
Prem Prakash Asthana