25 Years of #Mohra (01/07/1994)
Mohra is an action thriller film directed by Rajiv Rai. It features Naseeruddin Shah, Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Raveena Tandon in the lead roles, with Paresh Rawal, Gulshan Grover, Raza Murad and Sadashiv Amrapurkar in supporting roles. The film went on to become the second highest-grossing Indian film of that year and was declared a Blockbuster.
The film received nine Filmfare nominations in 1995. It was also the first collaboration between the trio of Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty who went on to collaborate several times later on.
Originally, Divya Bharti was cast as the female lead but she only managed five days working on the film before her death. Raveena Tandon was cast as her replacement.
The film is also remembered for its songs which became chartbusters in that year. The popularity of the song “Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast Mast”, which was picturised on Raveena Tandon, led to her being nicknamed The mast mast girl. The film’s soundtrack album sold more than 8 million units, making it the second highest-selling Bollywood soundtrack album of 1994, behind only Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!