Hera Pheri (1976 film)

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Hera Pheri
Promotional Poster
Directed by Prakash Mehra
Produced by Satyendra Pal
Written by
Music by Kalyanji-Anandji
Cinematography N. Satyen
Edited by K.H. Mayekar
Distributed by Chaudhary Enterprises
Release date
October 1, 1976
Country India
Language Hindi

Hera Pheri is a 1976 Hindi crime film directed by Prakash Mehra and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Saira Banu, Vinod Khanna, Sulakshana Pandit, Shreeram Lagoo and Asrani. The film's music is by Kalyanji Anandji and the lyrics by Anjaan.This movie was a 'superhit' at the box office.

Vinod Khanna received a Filmfare nomination for Best Supporting Actor, the only nomination for the film. This is one of six films that Vinod Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan starred together in. At the time, the pairing of the two actors often made the film quite successful, especially since both actors were rising stars gunning for the top spot in Hindi Cinema.


Best friends and con-artists Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ajay (Vinod Khanna) sever their relationship when Vijay discovers that his father's murderer may be Ajay's own long-lost father, setting into motion a bloody saga of familial revenge and emotional turmoil.


  • Yunus Parvez ... Dhaniram
  • Mohan Sherry ... Sherry
  • Urmila Bhatt ... Sudha
  • Mac Mohan ... Mac
  • Randhir
  • Goga Kapoor ... Goga (as Goga)
  • R.P. Sethi ... Drunk in Casino
  • Vikas Anand ... Casino Manager
  • Tarun Ghosh ... Waiter at Irani Restaurant


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