Maalamaal, India, 01 November 1988

Raj, a small-time cricketer, discovers that his grandfather has left a property of 3.3 billion rupees for him. But the inheritance comes with a clause that it would be his only if he is able to spend 300 Millions in 30 days. Raj, who has never seen so much money has no idea how to do that. But he goes about it with Govinda Sakharam Godbole, his friend by his side.

  • Genre: Romantic
  • Runtime: 139 minutes
  • Director: Kawal Sharma


Maalamaal is a 1988 comedy film starring Naseeruddin Shah and Satish Shah, directed by Kewal Sharma.

Although it was not officially acknowledged the film is based on the 1902 novel Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon. At least six films have earlier also been made based on the novel, besides a Broadway play.[1]