Main Khiladi Tu Anari

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Main Khiladi Tu Anari
मैं खिलाड़ी तू अनाड़ी
Main Khiladi Tu Anari.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Sameer Malkan
Produced by Champak Jain
Screenplay by Sachin Bhowmick
Story by Sachin Bhowmick
Starring Akshay Kumar
Saif Ali Khan
Shilpa Shetty
Shakti Kapoor
Kader Khan
Music by Anu Malik
Cinematography Akram Khan
Edited by Suresh Chaturvedi
Distributed by United Seven Creations
Release dates
  • 23 September 1994 (1994-09-23)
Running time
184 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget 2.9 crore (US$430,000)
Box office 9.5 crore (US$1.4 million)

Main Khiladi Tu Anari (English: Me, the Player, You, the Unskilled) is a 1994 Bollywood action directed by Sameer Malkan. The films screenplay is by Sachin Bhowmick. Starring Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan and Shilpa Shetty in pivotal roles, the film went on to become one of the top 5 highest grossing movie of the year and was declared a "SUPER HIT" at the end of its theatrical run.[1] It was the second installment in the Khiladi (film series). It was the first Bollywood action film to be reviewed by martial arts critic Albert Valentin on KungFuCinemas.[2] It is a remake of the 1991 English movie The Hard Way.


One of the most respected inspectors, Arjun Joglekar (Mukesh Khanna) is killed by drug dealer and gangster, Goli (Shakti Kapoor). Mona (Shilpa Shetty), a cabaret singer and Goli's mistress, agrees to testify against Goli and is placed into witness protection by Inspector Karan (Akshay Kumar), Arjun's younger brother, who aims to fight any injustice and avenge his brother's murder. When Goli finds out about Mona's forthcoming testimonial which would expose his real identity, he tracks her down and kills her.

Deepak Kumar (Saif Ali Khan), who is the most romantic actor around, is frustrated with his roles and for being type-cast as a romantic hero. He would like to do something different and bring some change and excitement to his dull and boring existence. To change his monotonous life, he gets drunk and drives around. He is arrested by the police, and brought to his rowdy producer. This is where he meets Karan and is very impressed with his assertiveness, courage, and honesty; Deepak would like to study his behaviour so that he can use this as a background for his next movie.

Karan meets Basanti who looks identical to Mona. He promises to let Deepak hang around him if Deepak can get Basanti to act as Mona. Deepak trains Basanti and presents the new "Mona" to Karan. Karan places Basanti at the Moonlight Hotel as an amnesiac Mona, where she can report on Goli's criminal activities. That's how they uncover Goli eventually. While Karan and Basanti fall in love with each other, Deepak falls in love with Karan's sister, Shivangi.

At the end, Karan avenges the death of his brother by killing Goli.



The music of the film was scored by Anu Malik. Singers Asha Bhosle, Kumar Sanu, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Udit Narayan, Pankaj Udhas, Alka Yagnik, Anu Malikand Alisha Chinairendered their voices in this album.

# Song Singer(s) Notes
1 "Chura Ke Dil Mera" Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik Picturised on Akshay Kumar & Shilpa Shetty
2 "Zara Zara" Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik Picturised on Saif Ali Khan & Rageshwari
3 "Zuban Khamosh" Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik Picturised on Akshay Kumar & Shilpa Shetty
4 "Lakhon Haseen" Asha Bhosle, Kumar Sanu Picturised on Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Rageshwari
5 "Hoton Pe Tera Naam" Pankaj Udhas
6 "Dil Ka Darwaza" Alka Yagnik Picturised on Shilpa Shetty
7 "My Adorable Darling" Anu Malik & Alisha Chinai Picturised on Saif Ali Khan & Raveena Tandon
8 "Main Khiladi Tu Anari" Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Udit Narayan & Anu Malik Picturised on Akshay Kumar & *Siddharth Malhotra Saif Ali Khan


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