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Hera Pheri (2000)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 31 March 2000 (India)
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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Anuradha Shivshankar Panikar
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Kabira
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Devi Prasad
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Police Inspector, Prakash
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Bank Manager
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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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Paresh Rawal's was appreciated by the audience that later he only switched to comedy roles in the new millennium and did not do negative characters which for which he was full known in 80s and 90s. See more »

Goofs

One of the cameras used for filming had a defect and the blurry spot can be seen in the upper right corner in various scenes throughout the entire movie. See more »

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[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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Awesome movie
22 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

You won't believe it but it is true that I have seen this movie 17 times and I am still not tired of watching. I saw it on the theatres first and I loved it and then I bought it on DVD. This movie rocks. I love the performance of Paresh Rawal. Akshay kumar and sunil shetty also gives great performances. This movie really makes me laugh. My rating- 10/10


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