Anil Kapoor admitted in a interview with Stardust that he only acted in Pratikar for money. He needed it to fund Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja .
Madhuri Dixit stated she accepted the film as a favor to T Rama Rao. Years ago she walked out of Sada Suhagan after shooting for it for a week. She wanted to make up for that incident.
Rakhee Gulzar was furious with A.G.Nadiadwala. She had signed a contract that she would be in all the film's publicity . Nadiadwala went back on his promise and only promoted Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit. Nadiadwala blamed the music company and stated they were the ones who only wanted Anil and Madhuri in the audio cassette cover.
There was a story doing the rounds that director T Rama Rao slapped Anil Kapoor on the sets of the film. Anil was constantly making fun of south Indian producers remaking Hindi movies in the south. Anil denied this incident ever happened.
Film is best known for Mahesh Anand's dialogue.Roop Nagar Ke Cheethe Hain Shikaar Pe Hi Jeete Hain.
After Watan Ke Rakhwala, Firoz Nadiadwala and T.Rama Rao come together for Pratikar again.
Anil Kapoor worked for producer Firoz Nadiadwala constantly for 3 movies, Sone Or Suhaags, Ghar Ho To Aisa & Pratikar.