Today we are going to tell you about a film released 26 years ago, which is very special for the audience in many respects. Even today, people make reels of songs and scenes from that film and share them on social media. Let us tell you that that film was directed by South actor Kamal Haasan and he himself acted brilliantly in the film.
New Delhi. The film full of stars like Kamal Haasan, Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Tabu, Johnny Walker, Paresh Rawal was released in 1998. This film was directed by Kamal Haasan himself. Whereas in the film he was paired with Tabu. There was so much comedy in the film that the audience started laughing after watching this film.
The film we are talking about here was ‘Chachi 420’ which was released in the year 1997. This film was a family-comedy directed by Kamal Haasan. Even after 26 years, the wonderful story of this film and the character played by Kamal Haasan is registered in the minds of people.
In ‘Chachi 420’, Kamal Haasan played the role of Jaiprakash Paswan and Lakshmi Godbole, who acts as a woman under compulsion. Jayaprakash does all this so that he can be close to his daughter.
If media reports are to be believed, Kamal Haasan had made this film at a cost of Rs 4.50 crore. However, the film created history by earning 5 times more at the box office. The film did a business of more than Rs 20 crore worldwide. This film is still watched widely by the audience on OTT and TV.
According to the IMBD report, this film ‘Chachi 420’ was not approved in one go. Its title was changed several times. The film was first named ‘Chikni Chachi’ then ‘Stree 420’. However, later it was released in the name of ‘Chachi 420’.
It has also been mentioned in the report that Kamal Haasan was initially going to act only in this film. The film was initially directed by Shantanu Shere, husband of actress Kimi Katkar, but after a few days, Kamal Haasan removed him and directed the film himself.