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Fraud Business (2000)

Hera Pheri (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 31 March 2000 (India)
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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.

Director:

Priyadarshan

Writers:

Siddique (story), Lal (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Akshay Kumar ... Raju
Paresh Rawal ... Baburao Ganpatrao Apte
Sunil Shetty ... Ghanshyam (Shyam)
Tabu ... Anuradha Shivshankar Panikar
Om Puri ... Kharak Singh
Gulshan Grover ... Kabira
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... 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
Kashmira Shah ... Kabira's Sidekick
Namrata Shirodkar ... Dancer
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Storyline

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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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

31 March 2000 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Fraud Business See more »

Filming Locations:

Sun City, South Africa See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

A.G. Films See more »
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film was not a commercial success, it did pick up towards the end of 5th or 6th week but still was a loser in some circuits. See more »

Goofs

Paresh Rawal's phone is shown red in some scenes while in some scenes it's black. See more »

Quotes

[Baburao, Raju & Ghanshyam stops fighting when Anuradha enters]
[uncomfortable silence]
[Raju sees Baburao is only in his boxers]
Raju: Pick up!
Baburao Ganpatrao Apte: Huh? Don't know who or what she is, how can I pick up! Atleast 40-50 kgs weight must be there.
Raju: Dhoti.
[Men's garment]
Baburao Ganpatrao Apte: Hmm?
Raju: Dhoti!
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A great Comedy movie
29 July 2003 | by zaheeralviSee 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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