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Hera Pheri (2000)

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Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned...

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Paresh Rawal ...
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Kabira
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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
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Kabira's Sidekick
Namrata Shirodkar ...
Dancer
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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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Sanjay Dutt had to leave the film because he had to attended court everyday and only could do night scenes. He told Firoz Nadiawala that after completing Kartoos (1999) he could not do any film for a short period, so he suggested that Sunil Shetty should take his place in the film. See more »

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Raju: [Baburao is trying to pay off all his debt even before getting money from kidnappers] Cow is grazing and you are planning to sell curd !
Baburao Ganpatrao Apte: What?
Raju: Dont plan for expenditure before we get money
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A great Comedy movie
29 July 2003 | by (Qatar) – See all my reviews

Wow, This is what I call a great comedy in 2-3 hours, it will make you laugh as you are suppose to laugh. Great acting by Paresh Rawal will make you feel that he is the best for the role given to him and he did justice with what has been given to him. Sunil Shetty and Akshay Kumar has done there part very good, but I think the crown for the movie goes to Paresh Rawal.

A good movie, with good story and excellent comedy. Its a must watch for people who like to enjoy there spare time.


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