Hera Pheri (2000) is a comedy film directed by Priyadarshan starring Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Rawal in the lead. The movie is a remake of 1989 Malayalam film Ramji Rao, which itself was inspired by the 1971 TV movie See The Man Run.
The first instalment of Hera Pheri revolves around two tenants, Raju and Shyam and a landlord Baburao, who in desperate need of money, chance upon a ransom call via a cross connection.
The second installment Phir Hera Pheri released in 2006. It stars Bipasha Basu, Rimi Sen, Johnny Lever and Rajpal Yadav. The central plot draws inspiration from the 1998 film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.