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Cast overview, first billed only:
Girl on railway station
Bablu Chaudhary / Manu Dada
Sonia Kapoor
Mrs. Chaudhary "Bebe"
Ravi Lamba
Inspector R.K. Thakur
Naresh Suri
Randhawa ...
(as Randhwa)
Chunnu Mehra


Bablu (Shah Rukh Khan), an aspiring chef, works in a hotel where Sonia Kapoor,(Juhi) works with him as banquet manager at the restaurant. His look-alike Manu (Shah Rukh Khan), a gangster, robs a bank along with his friend (Gulshan Grover) but gets caught. He comes out of prison and discovers that his cohort has double-crossed him. He murders his partner and escapes from the scene of the crime...without the money. Bablu stumbles on the money and keeps it. Manu's lover Lily (Sonali Bendre) mistakes Bablu to be Manu and spirits him away. Manu takes shelter in Bablu's house and realizes that he can use their resemblance to his advantage.Then starts the fun-ride with Babloo constantly being mistaken for Manu. With both Sonia and Lily after him, Manu furious and the Law taking him to be Manu, Babloo faces a tough time. And then, Manu kidnaps Bibi (Farida Jalal) Babloo's mother and holds her hostage. Written by

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Yash Johar canceled shooting this movie in Prague due to the death of Juhi Chawla's mother. Due to heavy losses, Shah Rukh Khan cut down his salary. See more »


Ravi Lamba: I'm going to leave, far from your life... bye
Sonia Kapoor: Wait Lambha!
Ravi Lamba: [excitedly] Yes?
Sonia Kapoor: Thankyou... Brother...
Ravi Lamba: [With a shocked look on his face, the theme tune of Hum Aapke Hai koun plays] Don't say anything else... BROTHER?
[gets in the car and drives off crying]
Ravi Lamba: Brother... she called me brother
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References Desperado (1995) See more »


Mere Mehboob Mere Sanam
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
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Not Bad....
25 October 1998 | by (Singapore City, Singapore) – See all my reviews

The show is not that bad, Bablu/Manu acting is okie... great tagline. The songs are great... but too many... it's like a musical...

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