Celebrating 24 years of “Hera Pheri” (31/03/2000)

1 min readMar 31, 2024

Celebrating 24 years of “Hera Pheri” (31/03/2000), a landmark in Indian cinema, directed by Priyadarshan. This 2000 comedy thriller stars Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty, and Tabu, alongside Gulshan Grover and Om Puri, weaving a narrative filled with humor and unexpected twists. The film, a remake of the 1989 Malayalam film “Ramji Rao Speaking” by Siddique-Lal, stands out for its unique storyline and memorable performances.

The screenplay was adeptly penned by Neeraj Vora, drawing its essence from the original Malayalam hit.

The film’s visual storytelling was enhanced by Jeeva’s cinematography, while N. Gopalakrishnan’s editing ensured a seamless narrative flow.

The songs in “Hera Pheri” were mainly made by Anu Malik, and the special song “Tun Tunak Tun” was created by Lalit Sen and Bally Sagoo. The background music was made by Surinder Sodhi, and Sameer wrote the words for the songs.