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Rajesh Malhotra 'Raju'
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Meena Nath
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Dhanraj Malhotra
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Dinanath (Meena's grandpa)
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Pappi
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Vidya Nath
Anil Dhawan ...
Jeevan Nath
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Rinku (as Omkar Kapoor)
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Sharma
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Shannu
Shagufta Ali ...
Mrs. Jeevan Nath
Rita Bhaduri ...
Mrs. Laxmi Vidya Nath (as Reeta Bahaduri)
Prachi ...
Dimple
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Babu
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Meena's prospective husband
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Two young Indians, Meena and Rajesh, meet in Europe and fall in love with each other, promising to get married when they return back to India. When they return home, Rajesh tells his dad about Meena, and they go to meet with Meena's dad. During this meeting, both fathers get into an argument, and refuse to permit the young couple to get married. No amount of persuasion gets them to change their minds. Then Rajesh, with Meena's help, decides to work as a servant in Meena's household - with a view of winning over her father, and thus finding a solution to their wedding problems. Will Rajesh succeed in fooling Meena's shrewd father? Written by Carrie

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21 February 1997 (India)  »

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Герой No1  »

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£92,748 (UK) (28 May 1999)
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Good Govinda, watchable first half but runs out of steam later
21 February 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

'Hero No. 1' has a good first half but is let down by a weak second half. There's lots of typical Govinda comedy. Mind you, Govinda films are generally an acquired taste(!) so keep that in mind. Still, the first half is breezy, albeit brainless fun. The script is complete nonsense but Govinda and Karishma have good chemistry and there are some fun songs. The second half tends to drag. It feels lifted straight from another Hindi film 'Bawarchi' and this can lead to viewer annoyance. The supporting cast are decent although they ALL tend to overact. I found this film watchable but average. It's probably best seen at home with a bunch of friends.

Overall 5/10


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