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Bengali web series: FAMILY

EPISODE 3: মাতাল বর (The drunken husband)

Every drunk husband has a story for his wife!

Created by Sanjib Nath

 

SCREENPLAY

Juktamukhi (wife) thinks for few seconds about her brother Parash’s statement of some operation preparation.

BROTHER

Ami chollam kalker operation er toiyari korte…

and dials her husband Michael Madhusudan Samaddar’s number.

Michael comes to his friends’ office-cum-staying place in a complete drunken state. He enters into the hall room and take support from the reception glass table such a way that everything goes out of control and the round glass slab breaks into pieces. He slips and falls down on the floor and stays on the floor with broken glass pieces. His friends Chanakya (clerk), Hero (establishing singer) and AkRam (student) come out from office room and another corners. They pull him up from the floor and make him to stand. He immediately rushes towards the wash basin and puked into the basin. He manages to stay standing by holding the basin and slowly placed himself standing taking the back support of the window slab.

HERO

Ki bepar MMS, aj abar?

MICHAEL

Abar MMS!

Don’t… aj na!

CHANAKYA

Ki hochhe Hero.

Thaamo to bapu, ekhon ar tomar

oi SMS MMS esab suru koro na.

HERO

Ok Chaka, suru korchhi na.

Kintu, ektu aagei basin ta poriskar korlam.

RAM

Tumi kothay,

Basin to ami poriskar korlam.

HERO

Oi holo,

Ai muhurte ke korechhe seta important noy,

Se poriskar i houk, ki nongra.

Important hochhe current status!

Basin holo Malati boudi’r bathroom er janlar mato,

Se khola i houk, ki bhanga.

Important hochhe current status,

Je Malati debi snan korchhen kina !

CHANAKYA

Tension koro na,

Ai niye pancham baar cholchhe.

HERO

To?

RAM

To kichhui na.

Sudhu jal berochhe,

Ekkebare clean tap water!

HERO

Jiyo Chaka,

Ekhaneo tomar chul chera hiseb!

MICHAEL

Kar chul? Maloti debir?

HERO

Ekei bole

Jate matal taale thik.

Hya guru, janlar phank diye

Chuler rahosyo unmochon hochhe.

Dekhbe eso…

MICHAEL (tries to look and loses control)

Ahmm…

CHANAKYA

Sajhyo hoy na jakhon,

Khao keno?

MICHAEL

Sajhyo howar jonye ki r khai?

Sajhyo hoy na bole khai…

Shala, jibon jhala pala kore dilo!

HERO (smiles)

Ke guru?

Boss na receptionist!

RAM

Michael da, phone ta bajchhe to.

Tolar kripa ta karo!

MICHAEL (looking at the mobile screen)

Ke dekhbi?

Ai dekh, korlam kripa.

Ebar toder o jhala pala hobe!

Hello…

JUKTAMUKHI

Hello

MICHAEL

Hello hello keno kore jachho?

Ki bolbe balo…

JUKTAMUKHI

Ekbar i to hello bollam…

Tumi kothay?

MICHAEL

Kothay abar, office e!

JUKTAMUKHI

Office e to, tomar ashe pashe

baki matal der awaz pachhi na keno?

MICHAEL

Matal der awaz chai?

Ai naao…

Michael, in uncontrolled way, goes towards Hero and asks him to talk after keeping hand on his shoulder. Hero, almost immediately, starts talking like a drunken fellow.

HERO (slowly moves away)

Mr. Michael, ki hochhe!

Amake abar keno?

“Baho mein bottle, bottle me daru.

Daru mein meri nasha.

Ek baar jisne, thodi si pili.

Behosh wo gaya.

Jhum jhum jhum jhum jhum…”

MICHAEL (goes towards Ram)

R shunbe? Ai nao…

JUKTAMUKHI

Ki hochhe ki eta?

Hello…Hello…

MICHAEL

Na na shono tumi…

RAM (unprepared)

Aare Michael da,

Ki hochhe.

JUKTAMUKHI (disconnecting the call)

Hello…

Keno scenecreate karchho ebhabe?

Hello…

Ami rakhchhi, pore katha bolchhi…

MICHAEL (being little controlled)

Jaak bancha gelo.

Ram tar kopal bhalo,

Olpei chhar pelo!

Kelane amar,

ektu thik kore mataler acting korte paris na!

tor chakkore jodi kono din doubt hoy na,

sedin tor moja dekhabo!

CHANAKYA

moja na hoy dekhabe,

kintu ekbar jigyes to korte parte

je keno phone korechhilo!

HERO

Chaka shala, amader local guardian!

Thik katha, jigyes kora uchit chhilo.

MICHAEL

Ekta kelaneo to married nou tomra!

Bou thakto ekta kore,

Takhon dekhtam, kato dhaane kato chaal.

HERO

Dhaan chal er kotha bolis na,

Chaka ekhoni pen khata niye hisab koste bose porbe.

CHANAKYA

Thamo to Hero.

Tumi nischoy barite kichhu jotilata kore esechho Michael,

Tai Juktamukhi phone korechhilo.

Tai na?

MICHAEL

Chaka sab kichhutei amar dosh dekhe!

Ami jotilata kore esechhi?

Bhai bon mile amar haal kharap kore rekhechhe.

Shala, shashur shashuri bodh hoy sea-saw khelte khelte

payda korechhilo duto ke.

Baro ta aituku chhotto,

R chhoto ta aisa baro…

Such a looser, I am!

HERO

Ja ta bolchhis to.

Sea-saw, chhoto, baro…

Such a meaningless comparison!

MICHAEL

Meaningless bolli to,

Ai geri ke balbo,

R dekhbi geri ekkebare

Mukh jukto kore meaning ber kore

Juktamukhi, amar shradhyo korbe…

“Jodidan Hridoyong Mamo,

Todidang Hridoyan Tabo…”

Chhaar shala…

Onek raat holo,

Ami ebar uthi…

CHANAKYA
uthi ki?

Ai abosthay tomar r gari chalate hobe na.

Hero tumi bapu chhere eso.

HERO

Tathastu Chaka.

Garir chabi ta dekh kon pocket e achhe.

Adoteo achhe kina!

R shon, eibhabe amader diye Juktamukhi-ke

Mithye mithye phone koras na.

Bhalo lage na…

Michael doesn’t speak, but starts finding all of his pockets and inner for the car key.

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