Eena Meena Deeka is a 1994 Indian comedy film directed by David Dhawan and produced by Nitin Manmohan. It stars Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla in the lead roles. The film is loosely inspired by the 1989 Hollywood movie Three Fugitives, starring Nick Nolte and Martin Short.
The plot revolves around Deeka (Vinod Khanna), a notorious criminal who escapes from jail with the help of his friend Bhalla (Shakti Kapoor). He plans to rob a bank with his gang, but things go wrong when he bumps into Eena (Rishi Kapoor), a bumbling photographer who is mistaken for Deeka by the police. Eena is also pursued by Meena (Juhi Chawla), a rich heiress who falls in love with him at first sight. Eena and Deeka end up on the run together, while Meena tries to help them out of their troubles.
The film is full of hilarious situations, witty dialogues and slapstick comedy. The chemistry between the three leads is excellent, and they are supported by a talented cast of comedians, including Kader Khan, Anupam Kher, Gulshan Grover and Alok Nath. The film also has some catchy songs composed by Anand-Milind, such as \"Eena Ko Mil Gayee Meena\", \"Tere Dwar Khada Hai Jogi\" and \"Shehar Ki Ladki\".
Eena Meena Deeka is a classic example of David Dhawan's style of comedy, which combines action, romance and humor. The film was a box office hit and received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. It is one of the most entertaining films of the 1990s and a must-watch for comedy lovers.
The film features a talented ensemble cast of actors who play various roles in the film. Vinod Khanna plays Deeka, a former criminal who wants to reform his life but gets entangled in Eena's mess. Rishi Kapoor plays Eena, a naive and innocent photographer who becomes a fugitive after robbing a bank. Juhi Chawla plays Meena, a wealthy and beautiful girl who falls for Eena and helps him escape from the police. Anupam Kher plays Ujjwal Raja Bully, a corrupt and arrogant police officer who is Meena's father and wants to catch Deeka and Eena. Kader Khan and Shakti Kapoor play Dabba and Kali, two beggars who befriend Deeka and Eena and provide comic relief. Kiran Kumar plays Bhujang, a ruthless gangster who kidnaps Deeka as a child and raises him as his own son. Gulshan Grover plays Sunny, Bhujang's son who is jealous of Deeka and wants to marry Meena. Mohnish Bahl plays Mangal, another son of Bhujang who is loyal to Deeka and helps him in his mission. Alok Nath plays Kashi, a kind-hearted villager who is Meena's uncle and gives shelter to Deeka and Eena.
The film also has some special appearances by Rajendra Nath, Yunus Parvez, Tiku Talsania, Dinesh Hingoo, Guddi Maruti and others who add to the fun quotient of the film. The film is a perfect blend of action, comedy and romance that will keep you entertained from start to finish.
The film was released on 12 August 1994 and received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the film for its comedy and performances, while others criticized it for its weak plot and direction. The film was a moderate success at the box office, earning 3.93 crore nett in India. The film was also released overseas and grossed 0.05 million USD.
The film's music was composed by Anand-Milind and the lyrics were written by Sameer. The film had seven songs, which were sung by Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayan, Poornima, Sudesh Bhosle, Jolly Mukherjee, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Arun Bakshi. The songs were popular among the masses and some of them became chartbusters. The songs \"Eena Ko Mil Gayee Meena\", \"Tere Dwar Khada Hai Jogi\" and \"Shehar Ki Ladki\" were especially well-received by the audience.
The film is considered to be one of the best comedy films of David Dhawan, who is known for his masala entertainers. The film showcases his trademark style of humor, which combines action, romance and slapstick comedy. The film is also remembered for the comic timing and chemistry of Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla, who deliver hilarious performances in their respective roles. The film is a classic example of the 1990s Bollywood comedy genre and a must-watch for comedy lovers.