Anyway, Ganpath (Vijay Raaz - P K Dube of Monsoon Wedding
) is the mouthpiece and general narrator of the bunch. Pravin Seth (Mahesh's bunny Sachin Khedekar) is all set to evict them, but they defy him. Song time! You have your re-dos from Bombay, then the spoofs of Vaastav
... and I'm just itching to use one of the characters' favorite phrases - in sab ki maa behenein ek kar di!
Enter chocolate boy Aman (Aman Verma - refrigerator ads), come to do his THESIS no less, on chawl
, he becomes pip, apple and whole orchard of everyone's eye. Ganpath introduces Aman to the birds and bees of chawl
life and we get to know everyone's stories. Going into these is going to be about as interesting and as long as waiting for the ants to find the jaggery you hid for them on the terrace of the neighbouring apartments, but the stories are fair fun to watch on the screen. Aman's love interest is Rinke Khanna, and all is happiness.
Just as I was about to phone hell and ask if they did an exchange program 'cos it was all getting just too bloody sweet for me, there comes the twist in the tail. Aman lends money to everyone, achieving 'The Man' status in the process, but hands over all the deeds to... no, don't bother... Pravin Seth! Wo my Gad! Ab kya hoga, like...