Prof. Murli In The House | #OffThePage with Lage Raho Munna Bhai


– Professor, I have a question.
– Just a minute… Before we start the questions,
let us remember Bapu. ♪ O Lord Rama, descendant of Raghu
Uplifter of the fallen ♪ ♪ You and your beloved consort Sita
Are to be worshipped… ♪ Bapu! Thank you.
Thank you, Bapu. Help me, okay? One minute…
Enough of singing. Let’s have your questions. Fire away. Son, a young boy was chucking stones at
Bapu’s statue in the park and broke the arm. And then he was
standing there laughing. I was confused as to
how do I explain to him. That’s quite simple. Go to that young boy’s house. Get him from there. Ask him to stand in front
of Bapu’s statue. – And then give him a…
– And you should give him a stone and ask him to topple my statue. What are you saying, Bapu? Just repeat what I say. Are you sure? Give that young boy a stone. And ask him to topple Bapu’s statue. Ask him to bring down all my statues
in the country. Ask him to bring down every statue of Bapu
in the country. Remove my picture from every wall. Remove Bapu’s pictures from the wall. Erase my name from buildings, crossroads, roads and other things. The thing is… Erase Bapu’s name from buildings,
currency, roads and other things. If you must, keep me in your heart. If you want to keep Bapu keep him in your heart. Got it? Here in your heart.
In your heart. He’s done so much for us. He went to jail, he fasted. Wearing one piece of cloth,
he strolled across the country. He even took bullets.
Right over here. And what have we done for him? Reduced him to a wall hanging. A mute witness to our corruption. He dreamt of a fantastic India. Something imported. But we’ve ruined the country. No, Son.
It’s not that bad. – The country has progressed.
– Progress, my foot! We have tap but no water.
There are bulbs but no electricity. Craters on roads. Hawkers on sidewalks. Make a train reservation,
get wait-listed. And when the ticket is confirmed,
the train gets cancelled. If you go to the hospital,
you won’t find a bed. If you get a bed,
there won’t be anyone to treat you. If you complain,
there is no one to listen. If you go to the politician,
he sends you to the clerk. The clerk is forever busy
with meetings. If you call his landline,
he is in the bathroom. When you meet him, he will ask
for the application in duplicate. And then the application
goes round and round. Round and round… And round! If Bapu were here around today he would say,
“We got freedom”. “But lost our people.” Thank you…
Thank you. Sanju, you had that lovely monologue at the “Second Innings House”. It was such a lengthy speech. How hard was that? How long did you take
to memorise it? Actually, there were cuts
in that scene. Actually, Raju said, “We’ll cut it”. I said, it won’t be fun with cuts. You can do it later. Let me do it in one…
Let me try at least. I am good at this. – Everybody clapped.
– Very long. – Yeah…
– Yeah. Then he said one more. – Even Raju got up and clapped.
– Yeah. – Very good…
– Once more. Very good. – Okay! Did he applaud too?
– Yes… Very good. Everybody, even Raju…
“Very nice, Sanju. Very nice.” – I was happy that it’s done.
– It’s done. “Let’s do it once more.” “Once more.” “Once more.” Vidya, you said that the shoot
at the “Second Innings Home” was fun with those actors.
Because they would what, sing songs? What did all those older actors do? So, Pratap Ojha who is
the oldest amongst them would flirt. – I love it. Love it!
– It was too cute. He was 90 during the film. So, all of them were like actually,
they were adorable kids on set. So, it used to be really fun.
They would crack jokes. They would crack naughty jokes,
they would sing songs. And you know, we would play Antakshari. What songs did you sing?
Do you remember? I remember he used to sing
Ae Mere Zohra Jabeen. Who? Who? – Pratap Ojha.
– Yes? I remember… Those guys
singing to her was Roop Tera Mastana. Wow. All sorts of old songs,
you know. – It used to be fun.
– What fun! Thank you…
Thank you. Thank you… Professor,
I have a question. Just a minute… Before we start the questions,
let us remember Bapu. ♪ O Lord Rama, descendant of Raghu
Uplifter of the fallen ♪ ♪ You and your beloved consort Sita
Are to be worshipped ♪ ♪ O Lord Rama, descendant of Raghu
Uplifter of the fallen ♪ ♪ You and your beloved consort Sita
Are to be worshipped ♪ Bapu! Thank you.
Thank you. Help me, okay? That’s it.
Enough of singing. Enough. Let’s have your questions. Fire away. Son, a young boy was chucking stones at
Bapu’s statue in the park and broke the arm. And then he was
standing there laughing. I was confused as to
how do I explain to him. That’s quite simple. Go to that young boy’s house. Get him from there. Ask him to stand in front
of Bapu’s statue. – And then give him a…
– And you should give him a stone and ask him to topple my statue. What are you saying, Bapu? Just repeat what I say. Are you sure? Give that young boy a stone. And ask him to topple Bapu’s statue. Ask him to bring down all my statues
in the country. Ask him to bring down all statues of Bapu
in the country. Remove my picture from every wall. Remove Bapu’s pictures from the wall. Erase my name from buildings,
crossroad, roads and everything. The thing is… Erase Bapu’s name from buildings,
currency, road and everything. If you must, keep me in your heart. If you want to keep Bapu keep him in your heart. Got it? Here in your heart.
In your heart. He’s done so much for us. He went to the jail, performed fasting. Wearing one piece of cloth,
he strolled across the country. He even took bullets.
Right over here. And what have we done for him? Reduced him to a wall hanging. A mute witness to our corruption. He dreamt of a fantastic India. Something imported. But we’ve ruined the country. No, Son.
It’s not that bad. The country has progressed. Progress, my foot! We have tap but no water.
There are bulbs but no electricity. Craters on roads. Hawkers on sidewalks. Make a train reservation,
get wait-listed. And when it is confirmed,
the train gets cancelled. If you go to the hospital,
you won’t find a bed. If you get a bed,
there won’t be anyone to check you. If you complain,
there is no one to listen. If you go to the politician,
he sends you to the clerk. The clerk is forever busy with meetings. If you call his landline,
he is in the bathroom. When you meet him, he will ask
for the application in duplicate. And then the application
goes round and round… Round and round… If Bapu were here around today he would say,
“We got freedom”. “But lost our people.” Thank you…
Thank you. Thank you… Thank you… Hey, Circuit.
Hold Bapu’s hand and take him. How will I see his hand
when I can’t see the man? I found Bapu! You know Circuit is talking to Bapu
with very colloquial language. – Yeah.
– Raju was scared about this as well. But I said he is not being
rude with Bapu. – Bapu also speaks the same way.
– Right. “Not to worry, Bapu…” And only Munna and Circuit
can speak to Bapu like that. “Bapu, don’t get me into trouble.” Right.

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