indian cinema heritage foundation
  • Release Date1942
  • GenreSocial
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi

Rai Saheb Nowrangilal is a young man of seventy-five. And so, naturally, he must marry a young girl of seventeen. And there is a made-to-order girl ready for him. Kamala, the daughter of Dr. Shantiram, a sweet, smart, and educated girl appeals to him. Since Dr. Shantiram is in debts, and Rai Saheb has plenty of money, the deal is made. 

Now Kamala has chosen to tall in love with a handsome youngster, Krishna, comparatively poor, and she foolishly believes that she ought to marry her lover. Dr. Shantiram, however, "persuades" her to marry Rai Saheb exercising his rights of a father, and fathers have to be obeyed because they are always right. And so the marriage takes place, and Rai Saheb takes the bride home, but the bride insists on treating the husband as a father!

Kamala installs Krishna as Rai Saheb's secretary, and then things begin to move. They move farther and farther and the movement ends in Rai Saheb making an exhibition of his talents as a bear-tamer before all his friends. Not only that, but Rai Saheb finds that he has not married Kamala at all, and that ..... 

(See the most jovial and side-splitting climax to this comedy Errors on the screen. ) 

[From the official press booklet]