Movie: Gol Maal (Chaos), 1979 movie was directed by late Hrishikesh Mukherjee and produced by NC Sippy and Hrishikesh Mukherjee under the banner of Rupam Chitra. The cast is lead by Amol Palekar, Bindiya Goswami, Manju Singh, late Utpal Dutt, late David, late Deven Verma, late Dina Pathak, etc.
Ramprasad Dashrathprasad Sharma’s (Amol Palekar) sister Ratna (Manju Singh) and he do not have any relatives or close friends other than Dr. Kedar (David). Ramprasad attends a get-together with his friends, during which they sing this song. The credits run during this song.
Song: Lyrics are by Gulzar and music is by R D Burman.
This is a funny song making little sense.
Video: Cinematography by Jaywant Pathare.
The video opens with the credits. The music has already begun and the song begins in the background. Amol Palekar and his friends are shown sitting in a room. Amol Palekar begins singing the song. Another actor takes over and shows his handkerchief. But, Amol Palekar also sings again. All the friends sing together.
They are wearing colorful dresses. The room has been designed well. The credits continue at this juncture. The actors are shown again singing the song. Again credits take over. Again the actors are seen lip-syncing to the song. One actor squints at the situation. Even Amol Palekar sings again. As they sing together, the credits resume.
The video ends with one of the actors saying, “Goooool” and Amol Palekar saying, “Maaal”.
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Amit Kumar, Sapan Chakraborty and R D Burman sing the playback. Amol Palekar and his other friends lip-sync to the song.
Cultural influence: This is a funny song, sung by the hero and his friends during a party. The song and the artists are good. The video is watchable for the above.