Celebrating 25 years of Andaz Apna Apna

Andaz Apna Apna movie

As this Rajkumar Santoshi directorial completes 25 years time to make cinephiles nostalgic.

#THROWBACK: Andaz Apna Apna holds a special place among millenials. The movie, which released on November 4 in 1994, is tagged as one of the best comic capers in Bollywood owing to its cast, iconic dialogues and fabulous performances.

Starring Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Raveena Tandon among others, this film has over the years acquired a cult status.

Andaz Apna Apna is the only film that had Aamir Khan and Salman Khan teaming up together.

The two Khans played the characters of Amar and Prem, respectively. Andaz Apna Apna is a comedy of errors where Karisma and Raveena exchange identities for groom hunting. While Raveena played a royal princess, Karisma played her secretary.

Shakti Kapoor’s Crime Master Gogo not just became one of his most memorable screen avatars, but also an iconic Bollywood villain. One of the high points of Andaz Apna Apna was its hilarious dialogues like “Teja main hoon, mark Idhar hai” that have become an integral part of pop culture in India.

As per trade records, Andaz Apna Apna had a mediocre opening, with below-average performance in smaller centres. It faced tough competition from other releases around the same time like Laadla, Mohra, Hum Aapke Hain Koun and 1942: A Love Story.

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