Release date7 February 1997 (1997-02-07) WriterSatyanarayana E.V.V. (story), Rumi Jaffery SongsOonchi Hai Building CastSalman Khan (Raja / Prem Malhotra), Karisma Kapoor (Mala), Rambha (Roopa), Kader Khan (Sharma)
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Judwaa (English : Twin) is a 1997 Indian Hindi action comedy film directed David Dhawan, starring Salman Khan in a double role opposite Karisma Kapoor and Rambha. Released on 7 February, 1997, the film was successful at the box office. The film is a remake of the 1994 Telugu movie Hello Brother, which itself is based on the 1992 Jackie Chan's movie Twin Dragons.
Its original story is coming from Chinese movie "Twin Dragons -1992". Jayantilal 'Ratan' (Deepak Shirke) is a dacoit. SP Malhotra (Dalip Tahil) arrests him. Ratan wounds himself and is taken to hospital for the cure, where Malhotra is waiting for his wife Geeta (Reema Lagoo) who is on labour and she gives birth to twins and the doctor says that both children have reflection mentality, that means "if it pains to one other also hurts" depending on distance. Ratan escapes and takes one of the twins with him, hurting Geeta. Malhotra goes behind him, but he could not find the child but shoots Ratan. The child was grew up 12 year old he found baby girl and adopted as a sister. They grew up, the brother Raja (Salman Khan) with his friend Rangeela another orphan (Shakti Kapoor) become thieves for earning. On the other hand, Geeta goes into depression and Malhotra takes her to America for the cure, where another twin Prem (also Salman Khan) is brought up. He returns India as a rock star to give performances here. He is received by Kader Khan (Malhotra friend) who wishes to give his daughter Mala (Karisma Kapoor) to him. But Mala is in love with Raja. In the airport, Prem sees Roopa (Rambha) daughter of Sundari Batwani (Bindu) who is organising his public performances and falls in love with her. Tony (Jack Gaud) who is Sundari's brother's child also wishes to marry Roopa. Meanwhile, at home Mala advances with him thinking he is Raja only. One day in a restaurant they see each other and find that they are identical which leads to hilarious misunderstandings.
Meanwhile, Raja's sister Krishna (Sheetal Joshi) sees local goon Ratanlal Tiger (Mukesh Rishi) son of Ratan killing an Inspector on the road and provides evidence in the court. Enraged Tiger teases her and Raja fights with him. So Tiger wants to take revenge against Raja, he sends his henchmen named Tommy (Shashi Kiran) as the bride to Krishna, but Raja breaks up the plan and makes his sister marriage with another guy. The court decides death sentence to Tiger. Days pass Krishna becomes pregnant and she is admitted into the hospital for delivery. Raja asks Prem to stay at the hospital as he is going in search of money, Prem visits his father Malhotra. At the same time, Tiger escapes from jail come to the hospital to kidnap Krishna and recognises Malhotra that he who killed is father Ratan and also knows that Raja is his son. He blackmails Raja to get Malhotra to release Krishna. Raja who doesn't know that Malhotra is his father goes to his house where Geeta also comes out from the coma by Raja's touch and he comes to know the truth that they are his parents. Finally, Raja and Prem join together, protect their father and sister from Tiger and the story ends with the duo marrying their respective ladies.
Salman Khan as Raja / Prem Malhotra
Karisma Kapoor as Mala Sharma
Rambha as Roopa
Bindu as Sundari Batwani, Roopa's mother
Kader Khan as Sharma saab (Mala's father)
Shakti Kapoor as Rangeela
Anupam Kher as Inspector / Havaldar Vidyarthi
Satish Shah as Havaldar / Inspector
Omkar Kapoor as younger Raja
Mukesh Rishi as Ratanlal Tiger
Dalip Tahil as S.P Malhotra (Prem and Raja's father)
Reema Lagoo as Prem and Raja's mother
Tiku Talsania as Sharma's brother-in-law
Dinesh Hingoo as a Jeweller (guest appearance)
Ram Sethi as Waiter in hotel (guest appearance)
Jack Gaud as Tony
Shashi Kiran as Tommy
Kamaldeep as Police commissioner
Vikas Anand as Police inspector at the college
Deepak Shirke as Jayantilal 'Ratan'
Mahavir Shah as Police inspector Sharma
Siddhanth Kapoor as Rangeela (junior)
Ishrat Ali as Tau, Ratan's brother
According to Box Office India, the film had an excellent opening in 1997, grossing approximately ₹233.9 million. It was the ninth highest grosser of the year.
The soundtrack of the film contains six songs. The music is composed by Anu Malik, with lyrics authored by Dev Kohli and Nitin Raikwar.
On 9 February 2016, a sequel to the film titled, Judwaa 2, was announced. The film will be once again directed by Dhawan and produced by Nadiadwala but will feature Dhawan's son, Varun Dhawan in the leading double roles. The Trailer of Judwaa 2 was unveiled to the audiences on 21st August 2017 and the film releases all over on 29th September 2017.