Kundan Shah is probably the only director in the recent times to release two movies in consecutive weeks. While his previous product Kya Kehna has lived up to his image as an offbeat director, in Hum To Mohabbat Karega he proves that he too can make conventional bollywood movies that torment the audience no end.
Geeta (Karishma Kapoor) is a leading crime reporter for 'Channel 2001', a television channel, and Raju (Bobby Deol), a waiter, is her die-hard fan. Geeta, on the course of investigating a murder, meets Raju, as he happens to be the waiter who served the dead man his last meal.
Though Raju knows nothing about the murder, to get closer to Geeta, he lies that he was a witness to the whole episode. Geeta forces him to describe the murderer's appearance on a television show and Raju bluffs some physical characteristics, which, coincidentally, happen to match with the true murderer, Tikku (Shakti Kapoor).
This triggers a hide-and-seek game among Raju, Geeta, Inspector Shinde (Sadashiv Amrapurkar), Tikku and his brother (Dalip Tahil). Geeta is also on the look out for her missing brother, Vikram (Raj Zushti), who disappears mysteriously while investigating a fake currency racket. Meanwhile, Raju reveals the truth that he never really saw the murder and all that he said were blunt lies.
Geeta feels cheated and shuns Raju. Raju manages to patch up with Geeta and together they begin to search for the people behind her brother's disappearance, the murderer, the men involved in the false currency racket and a floppy that Raju was asked to post by the dead man before his death. Tikku and his brother too frantically search for the floppy while they simultaneously try to eliminate Geeta and Raju.
Finally, we do reach the climax but not before traversing through an endless stream of dance sequences, misunderstandings, change of loyalties, stream of lies, floods of tears, tons of bombs and other excruciating elements.
Johnny Lever fails to entertain in the insignificant role of Bobby Deol's friend. Anu Malik's music is passable though the timing of the songs is horrible. Investigative journalism with a television backdrop reminds us of the recent flop Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani. Like PBDHH, HTMK too has long stretches of emotional sequences, which annoy the audience, who feel deceived by the caption, "A tickling romance, a thrilling mystery". Even the occasional spurts of comedy are too stale to change the mood of the audiences.