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Aankhen (1993)

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Bunnu / Gaurishankar
Chunky Pandey ...
Munnu
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Chief Minister / Sarang
Kader Khan ...
Hasmukh Rai
Sadashiv Amrapurkar ...
Inspector Pyare Mohan
Ritu Shivpuri ...
Ritu
Raageshwari ...
Priya Mohan
Shilpa Shirodkar ...
Chandramukhi
Bindu ...
Anuradha
Harish Patel ...
Monto (Hired Principal / Hired Father / Hired Thief)
Shakti Kapoor ...
Tejeshwar
Mahavir Shah ...
Pravin Shah (as Mahaveer Shah)
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Natwar Shah
Radha Seth ...
Moll
Raza Murad ...
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Two wealthy buffoons, Munnu and Bunnu, get involved in a conspiracy to replace a Chief Minister with a lookalke by some corrupt government officials. Meanwhile, Munnu's identical cousin, arrives for a visit from the rural parts, and is mistaken for the real Munnu. The city-wise Munnu visits his cousin to find a safe place to hide out, and is mistaken by the local townspeople for his cousin. Written by Anonymous

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It is a remake of the hit Kannada movie Kittu Puttu, starring Vishnuvardhan which is copied from hit Hindi movie Do Phool, starring Vinod Mehra and Mehmood, released in 1973. It was also remade into Telugu in 1995, starring Venkatesh and Ali. See more »

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Superb!
27 March 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

1993's Biggest Box Office Hit, 'Aankhen' is a Superb film! Though I had seen it ages back, but, even today, the film manages to hold my attention. David Dhawan directs this Out-And-Out Time-Pass fare nicely, while the performances are memorable.

'Aankhen' tells the story of Two wealthy good-for-nothing kids, Munnu and Bunnu, played by Govinda & Chunky Pandey, who, get involved in a conspiracy to replace a Chief Minister with a lookalike by some corrupt government officials.

It's an entertaining film. In fact, the first hour is full of hilarious moments. The second hour becomes intense, but the interest remains alive in it's viewer. David Dhawan knows his job, and he proves it once again. Music by the legendary Bappi Lahiri, is foot-tapping.

Performance-Wise: Govinda is absolutely fantastic. He plays both the roles with unseen ease. Chunky Pandey does a good job. Raj Babbar is excellent. Kader Khan, Bindu & Sadashiv Amrapurkar, stand out. Shakti Kapoor shines. Gulshan Grover leaves a mark. Shilpa Shirodkar, Raageshwari & Ritu Shivpuri are passable.

On the whole, A Must Watch for those who enjoy Entertaining Cinema, where anything can happen. Two Thumbs Up!


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