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Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

Two slackers competing for the affections of an heiress, inadvertently become her protectors from an evil criminal.

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Amar (as Aamir Khhhan)
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Prem (as Salllman Khan)
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Raveena (as Raveeena Tandon)
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Karisma (as Karisma Kapooor)
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Ram Gopal Bajaj / Teja (as Paresssh Rawal/Paresh Rawwwal)
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Robert
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Bhalla
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Johnny (as Mehmoood)
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Murli Manohar (as Devvven Verma)
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Bankeylal Bhopali (as Jagdeeep)
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Inspector (as Tikkku Talsania)
Suresh Bhagwat ...
Man who went to collect money from Bankeylal (as Suresh Bhagggwat)
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Sevaram
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Anand Akela
Anand Mishra ...
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Amar and Prem are two rivals who belonging to middle-class families with no scope of future advancement. Both individually, without the knowledge of the other decide to take matters into their hands and find ways to get rich quickly. Chaos and acrimony result when both find each other at loggerheads when both arrive to win the hand of the daughter of multi-millionaire Ram Gopal Bajaj amidst considerable upheavals when Shyam, the twin brother of Ram, decides to do away with Ram and assume his identity and thus take over the estate of the Bajaj family. Written by Sonia

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4 November 1994 (India)  »

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Trivia

Both Aamir and Salman's previous movies are referenced in the movie through a song. When Aamir is cutting the ribbon in prison, the song played in the background, 'Papa Kehte Hain', is from his earlier hit film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). While just before the 'oranges' scene at Raveena's home, after Salman has his lunch he hums 'Dekha Hai Pehli Baar' from his own earlier film Saajan (1991). See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Anand Akela shows Prem his token for the interview, Prem places it on the table. All three characters are shown to move away at the end of the scene, but Anand doesn't pick his token back. He reveals much later that he has given up hope of marriage to Raveena, but its only after their attempt to foil the plans of other hopefuls. See more »

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Prem: Happy birthday, Rabbit.
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Crazy Credits

Names of actors are spelt with two extra letters-like, Aamir Khhhan and Salllman Khan. This is done because the title of the film is an alliteration of 'A' thrice- AAA (Andaz Apna Apna). Hence, two extra letters in names to make it three. See more »

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References Pyar Kiye Jaa (1966) See more »

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Ye Raat Aur Ye Doori
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Performed by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Asha Bhosle
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funniest movie of the century
12 October 1998 | by (Rochester, US) – See all my reviews

There are some movies that are loved by almost everyone who you come across and yet happen to be box-office failures. Andaz Apna Apna, an intelligent and hilarious comedy falls in that catogory. For once, an Indian director has kept in mind the sensibilities of the audience, and not churned out a Kader Khan type stereo-typical hoax. The movie is about two guys who dream of riches, and try to accomplish that by wooing a millionaire's daughter. A humorous drama unfolds while a lot of complexities surface in the story. The complexities add to the sheer comedy of the entire plot. Aamir Khan plays the a street-smart guy, while Salman Khan gives an unexpectedly good performance as the dumb guy. The villian played by Paresh Rawal,and his henchmen, Junior Ajit and "Kaliaa" make you laugh in your sleep. Although the movie borrows from a lot of other movies, despite shoddy camerawork, and despite being "loud" at times, it remains one of the scarce "funny" movies Bombay has come up with after movies like Padosan, Golmal and other Amol Plaekar movies. It is sad that it didn't do well at the box-office, for that means producers turn back to formulas and creativity is abandoned.


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