Anil Kapoor and Juhi Chawla.
Anil Kapoor had acted with many actresses during his long career including Sri Devi, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Rani Mukherjee, Aishwarya Rai, to name a few. His combination with Juhi Chawla was also appreciated by the viewers and their films did well in the box-office.
Hrishikesh Mukherjee experimented with the pair in the film Jhoot Bole Cowa Kate. It was a sequel of the films Golmaal and Naram Garam. Anil Kapoor had an affair with the actress Juhi Chawla, and he had to take the recourse of falsehood to please her father played by Amrish Puri, who allowed him to do clerical work in the film. At the end of the film the truth was unfolded and Amrish Puri had to forgive Anil Kapoor after all the relatives and friends convinced him that he was a good person from heart. The music of Anand Milind was impressive with successful songs of Udit Narayan.
The same pair performed in the film Deewana Mastana, where Govinda was the other hero. Both Govinda and Anil Kapoor loved Juhi Chawla and pretended to be rich people to impress her. From the time they came to know that the other friend also loved Juhi Chawla they became enemies of each other. But their plans of creating mischief was displayed with comedy sequences. Both Govinda and Anil Kapoor have good comedy conception and the director had used their performance for creating the love triangle in the film. LP’s music was successful with hit songs like “o mummy mummy”.
Both of them acted together also in the film Loafer, where Anil Kapoor played the role of an action hero. He raised his voice against the evils that took place in the city due to intervention of Mukesh Rishi and his men. As a result of it his family members were victimized. He did not care about it and continued his protests against the unlawful activities.
In the late 90s, Juhi Chawla launchd her production house called Dreams Unlimited with Shahrukh Khan. She concentrated on producing films under that banner and acting in some of those films. So her involvement in more bollywood films got affected and the viewers could not get the same combination of Juhi Chawla and Anil Kapoor any more. Although Juhi Chawla acted in films in the recent past like Salaam –e –Ishq, the roles were mainly in the form of character roles.
Anil Kapoor still acted in the roles of main actors in modern films, like the detective in the film Race, that was released this year, the role of mawali, in the film Welcome, released last year, or the film Yuvvraaj, this year. The viewers expect Anil Kapoor and Juhi Chawla to combine again to provide successful performance which can benefit bollywood films.