|Directed by||David Dhawan|
|Produced by||Sajid Nadiadwala|
|Story by||E. V. V. Satyanarayana|
|Music by||Anu Malik|
|Cinematography||W. B. Rao|
|Distributed by||Nadiadwala Grandsons Entertainment|
|Running time||138 mins|
|Budget||8 crore|
|Box office||63 crores |
Judwaa ('Twin') is an Indian Bollywood action comedy film directed by David Dhawan, starring Salman Khan opposite Karisma Kapoor and Rambha. Released on 7 February, 1997, the film went on to do well at the box office. This movie has Salman Khan doing a double role as estranged twins. The movie is a very bad remake of Jackie Chan's movie Twin Dragons and is a remake of the Telugu movie Hello Brother. A sequel to the film, Judwaa 2 was announced with lead double role played by Saif Ali Khan and film being directed by Sajid Khan. The film is planned to release in early 2013.
Mrs. Malhotra (Reema Lagoo) is the mother of twins, who were separated at birth, and she only has one son. Mrs. Malhotra goes into shock and then uses a . She resides with her husband and son in the US. Quiet and mature Prem, (Salman Khan) one of the twins, and his dad (Dalip Tahil) return to India together with Mrs. Malhotra to get Prem married. Prem's future fiance is the outgoing and percocious Mala (Karishma Kapoor), who is the daughter of Mr. Sharma (Kader Khan). There Prem meets with his twin brother very outgoing and precocious Raja (also Salman Khan), who looks like him, but is exactly the opposite in nature. A series of comic scenes result as a result of the twins getting together. Prem loves quiet and mature Roopa (Rambha) and Raja loves Mala (Karishma Kapoor), and both the girls are confused by the change they perceive in their respective lovers. To make matters worse, Tiger Ratanlal (Mukesh Rishi) has sworn vengeance against the Malhotra family for what they did to his dad (Deepak Shirke).
- Salman Khan as Raja / Prem Malhotra
- Karisma Kapoor as Mala
- Rambha as Roopa
- Bindu as Roopa's Mom
- Kader Khan as Sharma (Mala's Dad)
- Shakti Kapoor as Rangeela
- Anupam Kher as Inspector / Havaldar Vidyarthi
- Satish Shah as Havaldar / Inspector
- Mukesh Rishi as Ratanlal Tiger
- Dalip Tahil as Bharosa Malhotra
- Reema Lagoo as Prem's Mom
- Tiku Talsania as Sharma's Brother-in-law
- Dinesh Hingoo in a Special Appearance
- Ram Sethi in a Special Appearance
|Soundtrack album by Anu Malik|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Anu Malik chronology|
The soundtrack of the film contains 6 songs. The music is composed by Anu Malik, with lyrics authorred by Dev Kohli.
|1||"Duniya Mein Aaye"||Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy||06:02|
|2||"East Aur West India Is The Best"||Anu Malik||07:04|
|3||"Oonchi Hai Building"||Anu Malik, Poornima||05:10|
|4||"Tan Tana Tan Tan Tan Tara"||Abhijeet, Poornima||06:39|
|5||"Tera Aana Tera Jaana"||Kumar Sanu|
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