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Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

Two slackers competing for the affections of an heiress, inadvertently become her protectors from an evil criminal.

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Cast

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Amar (as Aamir Khhhan)
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Prem (as Salllman Khan)
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Raveena (as Raveeena Tandon)
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Karisma (as Karisma Kapooor)
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Ram Gopal Bajaj / Teja (as Paresssh Rawal/Paresh Rawwwal)
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Robert
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Bhalla
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Johnny (as Mehmoood)
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Murli Manohar (as Devvven Verma)
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Bankeylal Bhopali (as Jagdeeep)
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Inspector (as Tikkku Talsania)
Suresh Bhagwat ...
Man who went to collect money from Bankeylal (as Suresh Bhagggwat)
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Sevaram
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Anand Akela
Anand Mishra ...
(as Anannnd Mishra)
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Storyline

Amar and Prem are two rivals who belonging to middle-class families with no scope of future advancement. Both individually, without the knowledge of the other decide to take matters into their hands and find ways to get rich quickly. Chaos and acrimony result when both find each other at loggerheads when both arrive to win the hand of the daughter of multi-millionaire Ram Gopal Bajaj amidst considerable upheavals when Shyam, the twin brother of Ram, decides to do away with Ram and assume his identity and thus take over the estate of the Bajaj family. Written by Sonia

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4 November 1994 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Svako ima svoj stil  »

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Trivia

The film took a total of three years to make. Lead actors Aamir Khan and Salman Khan wanted more screen space than the other but finally agreed to have the same amount of screen time. Andaz Apna Apna was said to have done well in Mumbai, but in other regions and territories it flopped despite the fact that it had two major stars like Salman Khan who had a blockbuster hit Maine Pyaar Kiya to his name and Aamir Khan who too had successful films like Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and Dil to his credit. Expressing his views on the same, Actor Aamir Khan in an interview to Hindustan Times mentioned that the film was publicised for only three days. He further added that the distributors weren't sure about getting the delivery of the film and yet the release date of the film were already announced. Hence, no posters of the film were put up because the makers were worried that if they didn't have the prints on time, the public would kill them. See more »

Goofs

In the climax when Aamir tells Crime master Gogo more about his childhood expression, Gogo in a long shot holding a gun on his right hand happily shouts to everyone about what others were thinking about him. A close-up is followed afterwards and it is visibly clear that Gogo is holding the same gun on his left hand without revealing why and how. See more »

Quotes

Amar Manohar: Where did you buy that cap from? France?
Prem: Oh, no. Its from Switzerland. I go there very often. I like the sunsets there.
Amar Manohar: Ah! The cap's very nice too. It looks good on you.
[Amar thinking - "He looks like an ape with a watermelon on his head."]
Prem: Where did you get this red jacket from? Is it a "Chaudhary & Sons" product?
Amar Manohar: No.
Prem: It must be from America then.
Amar Manohar: No. I purchased it from New York.
Prem: Oh, New York. I thought you purchased it from America.
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Crazy Credits

Shakti Kapoor's name is written as Thakti Kapoor with letter S from his first name striked out. This is done because his character Crime Master Gogo speaks S as T in all his dialogues. For example, "Kya Namatey Namatey?" for "Kya Namastey Namastey?"(What Hello Hello?) See more »

Connections

References Seeta Aur Geeta (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Shola Shola Tu Bhadke
Performed by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Sapna Mukherjee, Debashish Dasgupta, Behroze Chaterjee
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The best Hindi comedy ever made!
19 February 2001 | by (Sydney Australia) – See all my reviews

There have been very few great comedy films in the history of Hindi Cinema. Andaz Apna Apna happens to be one of them. The film is based on a very simple story of two poor young men (Aamir and Salman) who dream of becoming rich by marrying a millionaire's daughter (Raveena). Aamir and Salman Khan try their best to outwit each other and woo Raveena. The plot thickens when Paresh Rawal & Co. plan to take over all the wealth. The movie is well paced and very funny. Rarely does one come across a Hindi comedy which is both funny and intelligent. This is one of the few films with Aamir and Salman together (probably the only film!). Unfortunately it did not succeed at the box-office, and we might never see a film of this calibre again. Aamir Khan is brilliant in the film and has proved his versatility as an actor in this film. Salman Khan gives a very good performance as a dim-wit. Raveena plays a convincing role as a confused rich girl, and Karishma who is Raveena's assistant/friend is also funny. Paresh Rawal, Junior Ajith, Shakti Kapoor, Deven Verma, Jagdeep and Tiku Talsania just add to the flavour of the film! All in all, the best Hindi comedy ever made and I wish they make more quality films like this one. You will want to watch this film time and again.

P.S - For those of you who have watched this film, I also suggest Gol Maal, Chupke Chupke, Chhoti Si Baat, Naram Garam, Hera Pheri (old and new), etc.


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