This movie scales the journey of its two main characters, Amar and Prem (Aamir and Salman respectively) as they try to woo and win the hand of the daughter (who is actually supposed to be Karishma Kapoor but is impersonated by Raveena Tandon at Karishma's behest in order to drive away suitors who would want to marry her only because of the lure of big bucks) of an NRI called Ram Gopal Bajaj (played by Paresh Rawal).

A sub plot that involves the bad guy as Shyam Gopal Bajaj (Paresh Rawal again in a double role) trying to filch money from his twin brother, that has been converted into diamonds. The movie involves tons of confusions and a series of misadventures that actually gives it the entire feel of jest and banter.

Amar and Prem win our hearts as they constantly try to outwit each other in the game of love, with Prem taking over finally. However, by then the two have actually fallen in love with their respective heroines and money does not really matter for them. Paresh Rawal has imparted a tremendous performance in his double role; one being good to the core and playing a loving and protective father whereas the other being a notorious criminal who plans to kill his brother and his daughter and then open a poultry farm and sell omelets and manufacture bread for the same. His dream however remains unfulfilled even as he hums 'Hamara Bajaj', lost in his reverie.

Shakti Kapoor plays the role of a naive criminal (Crime Master Gogo: 'aakhein nikal kar gotiyan khelta hun mai') who prides in the fact that he is the nephew of the famous Mogambo. Dressed in a red cape, and lost in his own antics, the only aim of his life seems to be the reimbursement of the money that Shyam Gopal Bajaj had once conned from him. However he joins the race of winning the diamonds towards the climax along with Shyam Gopal and his two henchmen - Bhalla (Shehzad Khan) and Robert (Viju Khote).

Jagdeep (Bankeylal Bhopali) plays the father of Prem who is trying to save his gullible son from the tricks of Mehmud (as Johnny, the photographer) who tries to make a fool of Prem by promising him a part in a film and thus extracting massive money. Even though this movie performed very poorly at the box-office upon its release, it has since gained a cult following over the years. The film was nominated for the Filmfare Awards, 1995 in four categories; Best Film (Vinay Kumar Sinha), Best Director (Rajkumar Santoshi), Best Actor (Aamir Khan) and Best Comedian (Shakti Kapoor).

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