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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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Best Comedy Movie in Hindi EVER MADE
26 March 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

From the first scene itself, you start laughing and keep until 'The End'. Strong performances by paresh, akshay and (even) sunil. excellent screenplay and a tight story. even the scenes like two highly desperate (sunil and tab) and unemployed struggling to secure a job inside a bank leave us laughing. Priyadarshan is really a brilliant director, crafting hilarious characters and instances from daily life. just to remind with a dialog: /*not include because written in Hindi and not accepted as spelling mistakes by IMDb*/(in English: a tenant beats up his landlord like a dog'(landlord babu Bahia alerted) 'reason - girls, babu Bahia, girls) and not to forget, nicely woven songs like 'denewala jab bhi data, deta chap par fa-ad K' add to the movie experience.


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