Jajantaram Mamantaram

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Jajantaram Mamantaram
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Directed bySoumitra Ranade
Produced byArunima Roy
Written bySoumitra Ranade
Starring Jaaved Jaffrey
Gulshan Grover
Music by Three Brothers And A Violin
CinematographyJoginder Panda
Production
company
iDream Productions
Release date
  • 30 May 2003 (2003-05-30)
Running time
114 minutes
CountryIndia
Language Hindi

Jajantaram Mamantaram is a 2003 Indian Hindi comedy fantasy film directed by Soumitra Ranade and produced by Arunima Roy. [1] The film is based on the tale of Bakasura and Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels . [2]

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Bakasura male given name

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Cast

Javed Jaffrey Indian actor, voice actor, dancer


Syed Ahmad Javed Jaffrey is an Indian actor, voice actor, dancer, comedian, impressionist known for his work in several Bollywood films and Indian television shows. His father is the famous comedian Jagdeep. He joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in March, 2014 and contested in the Indian general election, 2014 from the Lucknow constituency only to finish 5th.

Gulshan Grover Indian actor

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Manav Kaul Indian theatre director, playwright and filmmaker

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Plot

Aditya is carried to a magical island where he helps the tiny locals defeat the giant Jhamunda.

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References

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  2. "Now, an Indian Gulliver's Travels". Sunday Tribune. 8 June 2003. Retrieved 13 November 2012.