A list of ten best comedy films of Bollywood won’t be complete if Andaz Apna Apna isn’t mentioned. Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, it featured Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Raveena Tandon in leading roles. Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor, Viju Khote, Shehzad Khan, Jagdeep, Deven Verma etc. formed the supporting cast in this film that literally had laugh-a-minute situations. It tells the story of two slackers competing for the affections of an heiress and the madness it ensues as a result.
Andaz Apna Apna is today considered a cult classic for its performances, dialogues, characters and comic moments. A small reason for its popularity is also the fact that it is considered to be a flop at the box office. The fact that such a legendary flick was a commercial failure made it slightly more loved by the cinephiles. However, herein lays confusion. There are three conflicting versions about the film’s fate at the ticket window. On the 25th anniversary of this comedy, Bollywood Hungama analyses the conflicting narrative with regards to Andaz Apna Apna’s box office performance.
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