Basic Info
  1. Director: Kundan Shah
  2. Alternative Title: Who Pays the Piper
  3. Year: 1983; Language: Hindi; Color: Color
  4. Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Bharve, Om Puri, Satish Shah, Pankaj Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, Neena Gupta, Deepak Qazir, Rajesh Puri, Zafar Sanjari, Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Jaane bhi do yaaro is a dark satire on the rampant corruption in Indian politics, bureaucracy, news media and business. Two friends, attempting to start-up their own photo studio, come across shady dealings, corruption and murder, and must fight to bring the guilty to light.
Interesting links
  1.  Read about the casting choices on The Scroll
  2. 10 lesser known facts about JBDY
  3. Remembering Ravi Baswani
  4. Essay on Caravan Magazine by Jai Arjun Singh
  5. Director’s Perspective on JDBY
Where to watch/buy?
  1. Watch on
  2. Watch on Youtube
  3. Buy book ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro: Seriously Funny Since 1983’ by Jai Arjun Singh