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The Kumars at No. 42 

Sanjeev Kumar is an aspiring chat-show host. He has celebrity guests round to his house (no. 42) to talk to them, but it all falls apart when his family cut in on the action. The celebrity ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sanjeev Bhaskar ...  Sanjeev Kumar 53 episodes, 2001-2006
Vincent Ebrahim Vincent Ebrahim ...  Ashwin Kumar 53 episodes, 2001-2006
Indira Joshi ...  Madhuri Kumar 53 episodes, 2001-2006
Meera Syal ...  Sushil 'Ummi' Kumar 53 episodes, 2001-2006
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Sanjeev Kumar is an aspiring chat-show host. He has celebrity guests round to his house (no. 42) to talk to them, but it all falls apart when his family cut in on the action. The celebrity guests spend far more time speaking to Sanjeev's 'mother', 'father' and 'grandmother' (played by Sanjeev Bhaskar's 'Goodness Gracious Me' colleague, Meera Syal), and usually insulting Sanjeev in punjabi. Written by Trina <swing_time@msn.com>

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Comedy | Talk-Show

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Curry curry talkshow See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Production Co:

Hat Trick Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(53 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Although Meera Syal plays the grandmother of Sanjeev Bhaskar's character, she is only three years older than him (almost to the day). While in production for The Kumars, Syal and Bhaskar married. See more »

Quotes

Sushil Kumar: [to Tom Jones] Wait till you get to 70, you'll get a second wind.
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Followed by The Kumars at No. 42: Episode #2.11 (2002) See more »

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funny
31 January 2004 | by caitlin_damhsaSee all my reviews

i don't really watch comedy shows and I never watch talk shows....but I like this one. As others have commented, the grandmother is the star of the show, but the concept is original and funny and overall I like it.

I just wish some network in the USA would pick this up....yeah right!


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