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Phir Hera Pheri is an Indian Bollywood
Bollywood
Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai , Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; it is only a part of the total Indian film industry, which includes other production centers producing...

 film released in 2006.

The film stars the three men from the previous film: Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. When he began his acting career in the 1990s, he primarily starred in action films and was particularly known for his appearances in feature films commonly called the "Khiladi series",...

, Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal is an Indian actor of Gujarati background.Making his film debut in 1984, he mainly played supporting and villain roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Since 2000 he has mostly played comic roles.- Family and early life :...

 and Suniel Shetty
Suniel Shetty
Sunil Shetty is an Indian film actor, producer, hotelier and liquor and fashion boutique owner. He is mainly active in Bollywood.-Career:Shetty made his acting debut in the 1992.His film Balwaan which was a moderate success. He gave 2 hit films in 1993 Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai. His first...

. Bipasha Basu
Bipasha Basu
Bipasha Basu is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Bollywood films. A former model, she was the winner of the Ford's Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996.-Early life:...

 and Rimi Sen
Rimi Sen
Rimi Sen is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.-Biography:Sen was born as Shubhomitra Sen in Kolkata, West Bengal. She completed her schooling from Bidya Bharati Girls' High School in the year 1998. She completed her graduation in Commerce from Kolkata University.-Career:Since...

 are the leading actresses of the film. The movie released on 9 June 2006. The movie was inspired from Guy Ritchie
Guy Ritchie
Guy Stuart Ritchie is an English screenwriter and film maker who directed Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Revolver, RocknRolla and Sherlock Holmes.-Early life:...

's Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and was great success. Another sequel, originally titled International Hera Pheri, but now named Hera Pheri 4
Hera Pheri 4
Hera Pheri 4 is an upcoming Bollywood comedy film directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Firoz Nadiadwala. It is the third movie in the Hera Pheri series, after Hera Pheri, which was directed by Priyadarshan and Phir Hera Pheri, which was directed by Neeraj Vora...

 is currently in production.

Plot


Hera Pheri ended with the trio of Raju (Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. When he began his acting career in the 1990s, he primarily starred in action films and was particularly known for his appearances in feature films commonly called the "Khiladi series",...

), Shyam (Suniel Shetty
Suniel Shetty
Sunil Shetty is an Indian film actor, producer, hotelier and liquor and fashion boutique owner. He is mainly active in Bollywood.-Career:Shetty made his acting debut in the 1992.His film Balwaan which was a moderate success. He gave 2 hit films in 1993 Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai. His first...

), and Baburao Ganapatrao Apte (Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal is an Indian actor of Gujarati background.Making his film debut in 1984, he mainly played supporting and villain roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Since 2000 he has mostly played comic roles.- Family and early life :...

) rich and rolling in money. Phir Hera Pheri tells the story of what happens after they become rich.

The film opens with a prologue bringing the audience up to date, stating that each has suffered a loss as well as a gain. They all became rich, but Shyam lost Anuradha in an automobile accident, Raju's mother has died and Baburao--not really having much to lose in the first place--has lost all common sense.

The three men are living large in a massive bungalow
Bungalow
A bungalow is a type of house, with varying meanings across the world. Common features to many of these definitions include being detached, low-rise , and the use of verandahs...

 and splurging on various luxuries. Raju hears about an idea of doubling his wealth from a con woman
Confidence trick
A confidence trick is an attempt to defraud a person or group by gaining their confidence. A confidence artist is an individual working alone or in concert with others who exploits characteristics of the human psyche such as dishonesty and honesty, vanity, compassion, credulity, irresponsibility,...

 Anuradha (Bipasha Basu
Bipasha Basu
Bipasha Basu is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Bollywood films. A former model, she was the winner of the Ford's Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996.-Early life:...

) claiming to be a bank manager and convinces Shyam and Baburao to go along with it. They also convince a goon on the street,Pappu (Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav is an Indian film actor, known for his comedy oriented roles.-Early life and education:Rajpal Yadav was born and brought up in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, where he received his education.He did his college from Sardar Patel Hindu Inter College, Shahjahanpur.He played in Shahjahanpur...

) to contribute Rs. 20 lakh (2 million) so that they can come up with the minimum deposit of Rs. 1 crore in order to double their money. Raju also sells the bungalow to contribute to the Rs. 1 crore.

They invest Rs. 1 crore (10 million). Three weeks later Raju, Shyam and Baburao find out that it was all a scam and become penniless. The goon is also in trouble because he had borrowed money from a dreaded gangster who suffers from a lisp
Lisp
A lisp is a speech impediment, historically also known as sigmatism. Stereotypically, people with a lisp are unable to pronounce sibilants , and replace them with interdentals , though there are actually several kinds of lisp...

, Tiwari (Sharat Saxena
Sharat Saxena
Sharat Saxena is an Indian actor working in Bollywood films. He has acted in nearly 160 Bollywood films.Saxena started his career in the early 70s and has mainly played either supporting roles of a father, uncle or villainous roles....

), who will kill him if he doesn't pay up. Raju, Shyam and Baburao now have three days to come up with money to pay back the goon or else they will be killed. They have to leave their bunglow and live in a chawl owned by Anjali's (Rimi Sen
Rimi Sen
Rimi Sen is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.-Biography:Sen was born as Shubhomitra Sen in Kolkata, West Bengal. She completed her schooling from Bidya Bharati Girls' High School in the year 1998. She completed her graduation in Commerce from Kolkata University.-Career:Since...

) father.

Then they steal drugs from their neighbor (Johnny Lever
Johnny Lever
John Prakasa Rao Janumala famously known as Johnny Lever is an Indian film actor and comedian. He was born to Prakash Rao Janumala and Karunamma Janumala and brought up in Mumbai. He started his career in 1984 and has acted in over 350 Bollywood films...

) who also stole drugs from another don (Milind Gunaji). The drugs are worth about 3 crore (thirty million). They think that they can sell them to Kachara Seth (Manoj Joshi
Manoj Joshi (actor)
Manoj Joshi is an India film and television actor. Joshi began his career in Marathi theatre, also putting up performances in Gujarati and Hindi theatre...

) and pay off Tiwari and they would also become rich. But their neighbor once again steals the drugs from them. They run into Anuradha and she tells them that the entire scam was hatched by Kabeera (the gangster from the first Hera Pheri) to get revenge on the trio, and that the only reason she went along with it was because they were holding her niece hostage (Anuradha's sister was part of the first movie's kidnapping plot). Their money was converted to diamonds to pay the ransom, but she fled them once she discovered her niece had escaped.

In the end, all guys end up in a circus
Circus
A circus is commonly a travelling company of performers that may include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, unicyclists and other stunt-oriented artists...

 show to get hold of the diamonds. These are strewn all over the ground in public by a gorilla
Gorilla
Gorillas are the largest extant species of primates. They are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa. Gorillas are divided into two species and either four or five subspecies...

. Raju escapes with Pappu's cellphone and three big guns with him, which are worth crores of rupees and he does not know about it. So he tries to throw the guns into the river to get rid of the whole trouble. But fortunately for him, the guns get stuck somewhere. He tries to go down and throw them into the water. When Baburao and Shyam come to know about the worth of the gun from Pappu who is arrested, they call him on Pappu's phone. The film ends with Raju busy trying to reach for the guns with his phone ringing.

Cast

  • Paresh Rawal
    Paresh Rawal
    Paresh Rawal is an Indian actor of Gujarati background.Making his film debut in 1984, he mainly played supporting and villain roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Since 2000 he has mostly played comic roles.- Family and early life :...

     as Baburao Ganpatrao Apte
  • Akshay Kumar
    Akshay Kumar
    Akshay Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. When he began his acting career in the 1990s, he primarily starred in action films and was particularly known for his appearances in feature films commonly called the "Khiladi series",...

     as Raju
  • Suniel Shetty
    Suniel Shetty
    Sunil Shetty is an Indian film actor, producer, hotelier and liquor and fashion boutique owner. He is mainly active in Bollywood.-Career:Shetty made his acting debut in the 1992.His film Balwaan which was a moderate success. He gave 2 hit films in 1993 Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai. His first...

     as Shyam
  • Bipasha Basu
    Bipasha Basu
    Bipasha Basu is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Bollywood films. A former model, she was the winner of the Ford's Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996.-Early life:...

     as Anuradha
  • Rimi Sen
    Rimi Sen
    Rimi Sen is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.-Biography:Sen was born as Shubhomitra Sen in Kolkata, West Bengal. She completed her schooling from Bidya Bharati Girls' High School in the year 1998. She completed her graduation in Commerce from Kolkata University.-Career:Since...

     as Anjali
  • Rajpal Yadav
    Rajpal Yadav
    Rajpal Yadav is an Indian film actor, known for his comedy oriented roles.-Early life and education:Rajpal Yadav was born and brought up in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, where he received his education.He did his college from Sardar Patel Hindu Inter College, Shahjahanpur.He played in Shahjahanpur...

     as Pappu (Anjali's brother)
  • Manoj Joshi
    Manoj Joshi (actor)
    Manoj Joshi is an India film and television actor. Joshi began his career in Marathi theatre, also putting up performances in Gujarati and Hindi theatre...

     as Kachra Seth
  • Johny Lever as Munnabhai
  • Sharat Saxena
    Sharat Saxena
    Sharat Saxena is an Indian actor working in Bollywood films. He has acted in nearly 160 Bollywood films.Saxena started his career in the early 70s and has mainly played either supporting roles of a father, uncle or villainous roles....

     as Tiwari
  • Ravi Kissen as Tiwari's sidekick
  • Suresh Menon
    Suresh Menon
    -Career:Menon has appeared in movies including Phir Hera Pheri, Partner, Fool N Final, Krazzy 4, Deewane Huye Pagal, Chalte Chalte, God Only Knows, Dil To Pagal Hai and Hello. Additionally, he has made an appearance on the television show Comedy Circus...

     as Peter
  • Tiku Talsania
    Tiku Talsania
    Tiku Talsania is an Indian actor who has acted in supporting roles in more than 100 films and in TV Serials.-Television:*Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi*Zamana Badal Gaya .... Kanhaiya Lal Mathur*Ek Se Badhkar Ek .... Brijbhushan...

     as the Inspector
  • Javed Khan
    Javed Khan
    Javed Khan is an Indian actor who has acted in minor roles in more than 150 films.He is best known for his role in movie Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, Andaz Apna Apna as Anand Akela, and TV series Mirza Ghalib & Nukkad.-Films:...

     as Police constable
  • Dinesh Hingoo
    Dinesh Hingoo
    Dinesh Hingoo, born Dinesh Hingorani, is a Bollywood actor who has played mainly comic roles.Hingoo, who has appeared in about 296 films, from Taqdeer to Be Careful , is known for his unique laughter and Parsee accent...

     as Parsi man
  • Milind Gunaji
    Milind Gunaji
    Milind Gunaji is an actor in Marathi and Hindi theater, TV and film and also writer. Most known for his roles in films like Devdas , Godmother , Virasat , Fareb , Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa and Dev , both by Govind Nihalani.He has been the host of travel show, Bhatkanti on Zee Marathi channel about...

     as Nanjibhai
  • Razzak Khan as a Goon
  • Sunil Pal
    Sunil Pal
    Sunil Pal was born in Chandrapur. He is a popular Indian comedian and actor, and the 2005 winner of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge on STAR One...

     as Munnabhai's sidekick
  • Viju Khote
    Viju Khote
    Viju Khote is an Indian actor who has worked as character actor in more than 300 films in Hindi cinema and Marathi cinema. He is especially famous as the dacoit Kalia in the film Sholay and the dialogue, Sardar maine aapka namak khaya hai and Robert in movie Andaz Apna Apna...

     as Ram Leela troupe member
  • Madan Singh as the Tall man
  • Manmouji as Ram Leela troupe member
  • Birbal as Circus magician
  • Nana Patekar
    Nana Patekar
    Vishwanath "Nana" Patekar is an Indian actor and filmmaker.-Biography:Born Vishwanath Patekar in Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, to Dinkar Patekar and his wife Sanjanabai Patekar. He is an alumnus of the Sir J.J...

     as the Narrator
  • Dia Mirza
    Dia Mirza
    Dia Mirza Handrich nicknamed Dee and more popularly known as Dia Mirza, is a Indian model and actress who appears in Bollywood films...

     Special Appearance in item song
  • Neeraj Vora
    Neeraj Vora
    Neeraj Vora is an Indian film director, writer, actor and composer who works in Bollywood.-Director:* Run Bhola Run * Shortkut - The Con Is On * Familywala * Phir Hera Pheri...

     as the bus passenger

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