There are films which is in the news for its box office performance and then there are films which earn the respect of the audience despite its status at the ticket window. Aamir Khan and Salman Khan starrer Andaz Apna Apna falls into the later category.
Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi who made hard-hitting films like Ghayal and Damini, Andaz Apna Apna was a welcome change from the talented director. Andaz Andaz Apna has been a phenomenal journey which you would like to take again and again. The movie has innumerable funny moments which will definitely make you roll over the floor. The brilliant direction, crispy screenplay, electrifying performances by each actors in the film along with tuneful songs made it a memorable film. Sadly the film never worked at the box office.
According to the Boxofficeindia.com, Andaz Apna Apna was released on 4th November 1994 at 140 screens to Rs 31,00,000. The film collected Rs 92,00,000 in its first weekend and went onto collect Rs 1,67,50,000 in its first week. The comedy flick ended its theatrical run with Rs 8,18,00,000 and was declared “Flop” at the box office. Produced by Vinay Pictures, Andaz Apna Apna has earned a cult status over the years and currently stands at 49th position of the Highest Rated Indian films in IMDB.com