Dus Tola - 2010


Meet Shankar Sonar (Manoj Bajpayee), the much loved goldsmith of a quaint coastal town - Sonapur. Shankar is a loving son, a doting brother, a skilled artisan and is head over heels in love with the town beauty, his cunning astrologer neighbor's daughter Suvarnalata (Aarti Chhabria). A fiery, young thing with the face of an angel. Needless to say, Shastri (Dilip Prabahvalkar) Suvarna's father is opposed to the budding romance. Suvarna cooks up a fool- proof plan to manipulate her father into accepting the alliance. She convinces a smitten Shankar to make a necklace/ Mangalsutra of not one tola, not two tolas but ten tolas of gold so he can show Shastri that he can take care of his daughter and he is a suitable husband for her. Shankar is not financially well off. His ailing father and unwed sister add to his responsibilities. He puts everything he has at stake and slogs day and night to make a necklace for his beloved.

This necklace will either break or make Shankar's life. A shocking turn of events leaves Shankar flabbergasted. Watch how the townspeople a curious mix of quirky characters like his best friend - Bholenath (Ninad Kamat) the town oracle, a simple dance teacher - Geeta (Pallavi Sharda) who has a soft corner for him, Haji (Govind Namdeo) A wealthy well wisher who keeps his third wife hidden from the villagers lest she runs away with another man like his previous two wives did Aatmaram (Asif Basra) help Shankar get on with his life. Will the tables turn for Shankar when a mysterious new character Ravi (Siddarth Makkar) enters their life?

Will Shankar have his innings in this cleverly manipulated greed game? Will Shankar have the final word? Watch Dus Tola - a lighthearted film for all ages to find out. The story is a m?lange of unpredictable twists, satire and humor. The situations are hilarious and enlightening; the dialogue conveys the message strongly with wit and wisdom and refrains from being preachy.

Cast & Crew

Kunwar Pragy Arya
Sandesh Shandilya

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