Gulabo Sitabo is a Hindi language comedy and drama film, which is centred on two quirky people, and is set in the backdrop of the city of Lucknow. Amitabh Bachchan plays the landlord, and Ayushmann Khurrana plays his tenant.
The landlord and tenant don’t see eye to eye with each other, and are always at loggerheads. In their bid to put the other one down, they indulge in a ridiculous game of one-upmanship, where each one wants to score points against the other.
Their quest to go one up on the other goes on to increasingly ridiculous lengths. The two also have a constantly ongoing banter between them, as taunts and scathing lines go back and forth between them.
It is a sweet and funny family entertainer, with simplicity at its core.
The name of the movie Gulabo Sitabo is a common colloquial term used in Lucknow to describe two people. The names are also used by hand puppeteers for their characters when the narrative is focused on two people.
Starring Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana
Directed by Shoojit Sircar Produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar
Written by Juhi Chaturvedi