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Hera Pheri (2000)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 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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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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During the mahurat party for Raftaar (Hera Pheri), a drunk Shah Rukh Khan arrived at the party with a gun. The security at the door would not let him enter unless he could show them his gun permit. Shah Rukh stated it was in his car downstairs and he didn't need to show it because he was " SHAH RUKH KHAN ". The guards still did not oblige him and refused to let him enter the party. A furious Shah Rukh then yelled at the bouncers to call Feroz Nadiadwala to the front doors . Feroz arrived and had heated words with Shah Rukh for creating a scene in front of everybody. Feroz told him rules were rules. This is when Shah Rukh yelled at Feroz Nadiadwala that he was making a film with a criminal (Sanjay Dutt) and a waiter (Akshay Kumar). Feroz asked Shah Rukh what he thought of himself. After further arguing, Shah Rukh finally left the party after briefly meeting with Stevan Segal. See more »

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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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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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Only for audience Understanding Hindi
13 January 2017 | by (India) – See all my reviews

It is a light-heart old Indian comic , suitable only for the audience from Indian Sub-continent. My dear Non-Hindi speaking friends , its a good movie only if you understand Hindi . Does not make any sense for you to watch the movie dubbed in any other language ( as the comedy and timing goes well with the native language) because it is in TOP 250 list and then write a review that would be titled as "Spoiled My day " . No offense to anyone , everyone has their freedom to express their views like I did :)

I have seen many non-Indian friends complaining about this , thus writing this review .


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