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Hera Pheri (2000)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 31 March 2000 (India)
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Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.

Director:

Priyadarshan

Writers:

Siddique (story), Lal (story) | 3 more credits »
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Top Rated Indian Movies #43 | 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Akshay Kumar ... Raju
Paresh Rawal ... Baburao Ganpatrao Apte
Sunil Shetty ... Ghanshyam (Shyam)
Tabu ... Anuradha Shivshankar Panikar
Om Puri ... Kharak Singh
Gulshan Grover ... Kabira
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Devi Prasad
Mukesh Khanna ... Police Inspector, Prakash
Asrani ... Bank Manager
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sulabha Arya ... Raju's mom
Dinesh Hingoo ... Chaman Jhinga
Mushtaq Khan ... Devi Prasad's servant
Razak Khan ... Gang Member
Kashmira Shah ... Kabira's Sidekick
Namrata Shirodkar ... Dancer
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Storyline

Baburao is a landlord in India, who is very near-sighted, and always in financial trouble. He has a tenant named Raja, who has not paid his rent for several months. He also has anther tenant named Shyam, who has come to the city to look for a job in his late father's place, but is unable to find employment. The three men quarrel amongst themselves frequently. Then one day, the three men get a phone call from a kidnapper named Kabira, and decide to make use of this phone call to overcome their financial problems - pretend to be the real kidnappers, increase the ransom amount, keep the incremental amount for themselves, and then give the original ransom demanded to Kabira. Will they get away with this idea? Written by Tanya

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

31 March 2000 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Fraud Business See more »

Filming Locations:

Sun City, South Africa See more »

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Production Co:

A.G. Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

A remake of Malayalam film Ramji Rav Speaking. See more »

Goofs

One of the cameras used for filming had a defect and the blurry spot can be seen in the upper right corner in various scenes throughout the entire movie. See more »

Quotes

[Baburao, Raju & Ghanshyam stops fighting when Anuradha enters]
[uncomfortable silence]
[Raju sees Baburao is only in his boxers]
Raju: Pick up!
Baburao Ganpatrao Apte: Huh? Don't know who or what she is, how can I pick up! Atleast 40-50 kgs weight must be there.
Raju: Dhoti.
[Men's garment]
Baburao Ganpatrao Apte: Hmm?
Raju: Dhoti!
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Connections

References Gol Maal (1979) See more »

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Only for audience Understanding Hindi
13 January 2017 | by srikz-01See all my reviews

It is a light-heart old Indian comic , suitable only for the audience from Indian Sub-continent. My dear Non-Hindi speaking friends , its a good movie only if you understand Hindi . Does not make any sense for you to watch the movie dubbed in any other language ( as the comedy and timing goes well with the native language) because it is in TOP 250 list and then write a review that would be titled as "Spoiled My day " . No offense to anyone , everyone has their freedom to express their views like I did :)

I have seen many non-Indian friends complaining about this , thus writing this review .


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