|Directed by||Prakash Mehra|
|Produced by||Satyendra Pal|
|Edited by||K.H. Mayekar|
|Distributed by||Chaudhary Enterprises|
|Budget||est.₹ 1.6 crore |
(est.₹ 33.28 crore as of 2019)
Hera Pheri (transl. Foul play) is a 1976 Hindi crime film directed by Prakash Mehra and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Saira Banu, Vinod Khanna, Sulakshana Pandit, Shreeram Lagoo and Asrani. The film's music is by Kalyanji Anandji and the lyrics were by Anjaan, Indeevar. This movie was a "superhit" at the box office.
Vinod Khanna received a Filmfare nomination for Best Supporting Actor.This is one of six films that Vinod Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan starred together in. At the time, the pairing of the two actors often made the film quite successful, especially since both actors were rising stars gunning for the top spot in Hindi Cinema. The movie was an inspiration for the 1978 Telugu movie Rama Krishnulu .
Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ajay (Vinod Khanna) are two small-time crooks, who loot other rich 'respected' but criminal-minded people for a living. One night, while gambling, Vijay recognizes Sheru, a person who has assisted PK (Punchoo Kapoor) in murdering his father. Vijay's tragic past is something that Ajay is unaware of. PK, meanwhile, roams around scot-free in the disguise of Ghanshyam Das, pretending to be a friend of Vijay. Later on, Ajay comes to know about his own past and that PK is his dad. He deserts Vijay and joins PK. But Ajay has only temporarily started disliking Vijay. Vijay finds out the reality about PK. Friendship of Ajay and Vijay is reestablished once Ajay knows facts. Finally guilty are punished and others live happily ever after. Hera-Pheri was an entertaining flick coming from the house of Prakash Mehra with good doses of comedy, romance, and drama.
|1.||"Waqt Ki Hera Pheri Hai"||Mahendra Kapoor, Kishore Kumar||07:46|
|2.||"Barson Puarana Ye Yarana"||Kishore Kumar||04:46|
|3.||"Aap Ka Sakar Kya Kuchh"||Asha Bhosle||03:57|
|4.||"Mujhe Pyar Mein Khat"||Asha Bhosle||04:00|
|5.||"Kaun Anjaam-E-Ulfat Nahin Janta"||Lata Mangeshkar||03:32|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Vinod Khanna||Nominated|
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