Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya

Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya (lit.'Income is 50 paise and expenses are a whole rupee'; cont. Expenses are greater than wages) sometimes abbreviated as AAKR is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language comedy film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao starring Govinda, Juhi Chawla, Tabu and Johnny Lever. This was the remake of Tamil film Viralukketha Veekkam directed by V. Sekhar. The film was an below average grosser at box office.[1][2][3][4][5]

Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya
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Directed byK. Raghavendra Rao
Written byAnwar Khan (dialogues)
Story byV. Sekhar
Based onViralukketha Veekkam (Tamil) by
V. Sekhar
Produced byG. Adiseshagiri Rao
G.V. Narasimha Rao
Juhi Chawla
Johnny Lever
Chandrachur Singh
Vinay Anand
Isha Koppikar
Ketki Dave
CinematographySrinivas Reddy
Edited byGautham Raju
Music byHimesh Reshammiya
Shashi Preetam (background score)
Distributed byPadmalaya Telefilms Ltd
Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd.
Release date
  • 21 December 2001 (2001-12-21)
Running time
150 minutes


This is a family story. Jhumri and her husband, Bhishma, move into a new neighborhood. Their neighbors are three bickering couples: Vijay and Anjali who are newly married; Appu Khote and Vimla, who are married and have four children; and Ravi and Meena, who are married and have a daughter. Slowly the husbands are running out of money so they trick their wives and go out for a vacation. Meanwhile, their wives are struggling to pay their rents and decide to work even though their husbands told them not to. When the husbands come back, they kick their wives out of the house since they got jobs. The wives go to live with Jhumri and Bhishma.

The husbands are struggling to cook and take care of their children and go out to bring a dance-bar girl home to cook and look after the children!. One day, Meena and Ravi's daughter, Rani, is diagnosed with a heart problem and needs to be operated on quickly. Both husband and wife try to get two lakh rupees to save her life. The wives they earn the amount by working hard, while Ravi tries smuggling drugs to get the money. The three men are then caught by the police, arrested and also beaten by the police. Bhishma helps them by finding the real owner of the smuggling commotion and freeing the men. The husbands realize their mistake and apologize to their wives. The husbands and the wives decide to work together for a better living. The story has a happy ending with the families living happily together.



Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya
Soundtrack album by
Released21 December 2001 (India)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelShemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd.
Himesh Reshammiya chronology
Jodi No. 1
Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya
Kyaa Dil Ne Kaha

All lyrics are written by Sudhakar Sharma; all music is composed by Himesh Reshammiya.

1."Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa"Udit Narayan, Shaan, Johnny Lever 
2."Aayee Hai Diwali"Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu, Shaan, Ketki Dave, Sneha Pant 
3."Chori Chori Tera Chalna"Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik 
4."Sajanniya Re"Babul Supriyo, Sunidhi Chauhan 
5."Style Nasha Tera"Udit Narayan, Babul Supriyo, Sunidhi Chauhan 
6."Ta Thaiya Ta Thaiya"Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Pinky 


  1. ^ "Box office of 2001 films". Box Office India. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa - Movie - Box Office India". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya - movie review by Narbir Gosal - Planet Bollywood".
  4. ^ "Aamdani Athanni Kharcha Rupaiya Review 1.5/5 | Aamdani Athanni Kharcha Rupaiya Movie Review | Aamdani Athanni Kharcha Rupaiya 2001 Public Review | Film Review". Bollywood Hungama.
  5. ^ https://www.rediff.com/movies/2001/dec/21aam.htm

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