- 2 hr 33 min
Hungama is a 2003 Bollywood comedy film directed by Priyadarshan and starring Akshaye Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani, Rimi Sen, and Paresh Rawal in lead roles. The movie follows the story of four characters who are caught up in a mix-up of identities, leading to hilarious misunderstandings and chaotic situations. The movie starts with a married couple, Annirudh aka Annu (Akshaye Khanna) and Nandini (Rimi Sen), who are constantly fighting over trivial matters. Annu, a struggling musician, tries to make ends meet by composing jingles for commercials, while Nandini, a housewife, dreams of becoming a model. On the other hand, Anju (Rimi Sen), a young and beautiful girl, arrives in town to meet her lover, but things take an unexpected turn when she is mistaken for Nandini.
As the plot thickens, Anju is chased by Annu's crazy landlord, who believes that she is having an affair with Annu. Meanwhile, Annu's friend and aspiring actor, Bunny (Aftab Shivdasani), also gets involved in the mix-up, and Annu himself ends up in a series of comical situations that make for some rib-tickling moments.
The supporting cast of the movie include Paresh Rawal as Radheshyam Tiwari, a private detective who is hired by Nandini's suspicious father-in-law to spy on her, and Shakti Kapoor as his bumbling assistant.
The movie is known for its catchy soundtrack, composed by music director Nadeem-Shravan, with songs like "Hera Pheri", "Tera Dil Mere Paas Rehne De", and "Pari Pari". The film also features an item number by the sultry Ameesha Patel, who performs the song "Chalo Ishq Ladaaye" with Aftab Shivdasani.
Overall, Hungama is a laugh riot filled with witty one-liners and slapstick comedy. The performances by the talented cast make the movie an entertaining watch, and the clever plot twists keep the audience hooked till the end. The movie is a must-watch for fans of Bollywood comedies and is sure to leave you in splits.