Films ‘Hera Pheri’ Made Twice Within 24 Years: You might be unaware that the first film named ‘Hera Pheri’ was released in the year 1976, in which the pair of Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna. It was a hit at the box office. At the same time, after 24 years, another film was made with the same name.
New Delhi. The film ‘Hera Pheri’, released in theaters in the year 2000, was successful at the box office and seeing the success of this film, it has been made in 2 parts and now its third part is also going to come. Till now, both the parts of the film have created a stir at the box office and it is expected that its third part will also be successful.
But, you would hardly know that even before Akshay Kumar and the film ‘Hera Pheri’ released in 2000, a film with this name had already been made in the year 1976 and that film proved to be more successful at the box office than this one. In this film, the pairing of Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna created a stir on the big screen.
Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna’s film ‘Hera Pheri’, which was released in theaters on 10 September 1976, dominated the box office upon its release and became the fourth highest grossing film of the year 1976. According to media reports, the makers spent around Rs 1.3 crore in making this film and its total worldwide box office collection was around Rs 6 crore.
At the same time, if we talk about Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty’s film ‘Hera Pheri’, it definitely proved to be successful at the box office, but it did not do anything special in terms of earnings. It was out of the list of 10 highest grossing films of the year 2000. According to Wikipedia data, the makers spent around Rs 7.5 crore in making Akshay’s ‘Hera Pheri’, which was released in theaters on March 31, 2000, and its total earning was around Rs 17.8 crore.
Talking about profit, even though Akshay Kumar could not compete with Amitabh Bachchan, but in terms of popularity, Akshay’s ‘Hera Pheri’ came out ahead of Amitabh’s ‘Hera Pheri’. Whenever it comes to comedy films in India, people’s first choice is ‘Hera Pheri’ and this was the reason why the second part of this film also came and now the third is also going to come soon.