Dulhe Raja is a 1998 bollywood comedy film directed by Harmesh Malhotra and starring Govinda and Raveena Tandon in lead roles.Beside these lead characters the movie also feature Kader Khan, Prem Chopra, Monish Bahl and Johnny Lever in the supporting roles.Govinda does an excellent job intertwining (clean) humor in every action and dialogue to keep the audience in splits in Dulhe Raja.
Cast: Govinda, Raveena Tandon, Kader Khan
Govinda who plays Raja is a smart aleck who has a street-side eatery HOTEL RAJA right opposite HOTEL MAHARAJA-but it;s a huge problem for Kader Khan(Singhania) as the street is a road inside his huge hotel MAHARAJA!The eatery is popular with the hotel guests and an eyesore for the hotel owner.Many attempts are made to oust Raja and his eatery but Raja always triumphs and seems unstoppable.
Singhania has a beautiful daughter Raveena Tandon(Kiran) who is in love with scumbag Mohnish Bahl(Rahul), and wants to marry him, but Singhania does not approve of him.In order to teach her dad a lesson, Kiran starts a make-belief romance with Raja, her dad’s worst enemy.Raja really falls in love with Kiran, but Singhania will not hear of her marrying him also. When Raja accumulates wealth, Singhania is compelled to change his mind, and accepts Raja as his son-in-law, that’s when Kiran decides to run away to Rahul, little realizing that Rahul has a agenda quite different from that of Kiran’s.
Many twists and turns ensue, and lots of slapstick moments later the Dulha (bridegroom) does get his Dulhan (bride)!The funny moments are somehow less funny than the usual Govinda film.The outstanding sequence is a music and dance showdown between Kader Khan and Govinda – who knew the old man could shake and gyrate with the best of them!