We have seen him as one of the most whimsical funny old man ‘Bhavanishankar’ in Hrishida’s timeless classic comedy ‘Golmaal’or ‘Naram Garam’. Utpal Dutt was one of the absolutely brilliant and rare breed of actor. I don’t remember any other actor who became so graceful at one time and so funny at the other as he grew old in his characters. He was one of the original Indian comedian who didn’t require funny dialogues or situations to make you laugh. Humor is the integral part of his natural body language.
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Bhuvan Shome is typical Bengali Babu who is very principle loving, strict, angry old man serving as a Railway Officer. Due to his arrogant typical characteristics he always regarded in staff as the dangerous man whose sight everyone likes to avoid. He didn’t pay heed to his own single son and left him from several years. Now at the ripe age he cultivated a new suitable hobby of hunting birds. He landed up in one of the local Gujarati town for hunting and met a smart local Gujarati village girl with whom he shared a strange relationship as she helped him in his hunting task. How his encounter with the girl transformed him from a whimsical, arrogant old officer into a lovable life loving gentleman is a thing to watch for all Indian cinema lovers.