Deewana Mastana is a 1997 Indian Hindi romantic comedy directed by David Dhawan. The film stars Govinda, Anil Kapoor, and Juhi Chawla in pivotal roles. Johnny Lever, Anupam Kher, Reema Lagoo, Shakti Kapoor, Saeed Jaffrey and Kader Khan have supporting roles, while Salman Khan makes a special appearance.
Raja (Anil Kapoor) is a small-time crook who sells railway tickets on the black market at Amirpur Station. Tired of his job he looks for new ways to make a quick buck. One day, along with his friend Ghafoor (Johnny Lever) and a police inspector (Avtar Gill), he robs Rs 2.5 million from the railway treasury. Later, Raja and Gafoor bump off the inspector and run away with the loot to Mumbai.
At the Mumbai airport, Raja spots (Juhi Chawla) and falls in love at first sight with her. Incidentally they land up at the same hotel where Raja and Gafoor find out that she is a psychiatrist called Dr Neha. Raja assumes the name Raj Kumar and tries to befriend her by lying that he has just returned from America and that his driver Gafoor is suffering from a mental disorder where he regards any beautiful girl as his bhabhi. However, Gafoor cautions Raja not to hurry and be patient in matters of love.
The trouble begins when Bunnu (Govinda), the son of a wealthy businessman (Anupam Kher), is sent to Neha for treatment. He has multiple phobias and is terrified of fire, heights, running, and water and is coached by Neha to deal with his issues using “Baby steps” (modeled on Bill Murray’s character in the Hollywood movie What About Bob?). Soon, he too falls for Neha and discovers he has a rival in Raja. Neha has to leave for Ooty with her father (Saeed Jaffrey) to attend her uncle’s (Shakti Kapoor) wedding. She does not leave behind a forwarding address. Both Raja and Bunnu impersonate policemen and intimidate her secretary into revealing where she is. Neha is thrilled to see them in Ooty but is drawn closer to the ill Bunnu rather than Raja.
Things take an ugly turn when Gafoor tries to kill Bunnu, who escapes. Bunnu contacts a contract killer Pappu Pager (Satish Kaushik) to bump off Raja. However, that plan fails. Armed with a gold ring and garland, Neha calls Bunnu and Raja to court, ostensibly with the purpose of marriage. Both are surprised to see the other there. Eventually they find out that Neha is actually marrying Prem (Salman Khan, in a guest appearance) and Raja and Bunnu end up being witnesses to her marriage. Raveena Tandon makes a special appearance in the end as both Raj and Bunnu walk off together.
Govinda as Bunnu
Anil Kapoor as Raj Kumar Sharma (Raja)
Juhi Chawla as Dr. Neha Kapoor Sharma
Salman Khan as Prem(Guest Appearance)
Johnny Lever as Gafoor
Anupam Kher as Birju (Bunnu’s dad)
Reema Lagoo as Bunnu’s mother
Saeed Jaffrey as Chander Nandkishore Kapoor Sharma (Neha’s Dad)
Upasna Singh as Neha’s Aunt
Himani Shivpuri as Raj’s mom
Avtar Gill as Inspector Mhatre
Shiva Rindani as Goon in Pub
Guddi Maruti as Suzie
Shashi Kiran as Bus Driver
Pratibha Sinha as Tina
Satish Kaushik as Pappu Pager
Shakti Kapoor as Neha’s Uncle
Kader Khan as Marriage Registrar
Raveena Tandon in a cameo appearance
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