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Dabangg (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy | 10 September 2010 (India)
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A corrupt police officer faces challenges from his family, gangsters and politicians.

Director:

Abhinav Kashyap (as Abhinav Singh Kashyap)

Writers:

Dilip Shukla, Abhinav Kashyap (as Abhinav Singh Kashyap)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Salman Khan ... Inspector Chulbul Pandey
Sonakshi Sinha ... Rajjo
Sonu Sood ... Chedi Singh
Arbaaz Khan ... Makhanchan 'Makkhi' Prajapati Pandey
Vinod Khanna ... Prajapati Pandey
Dimple Kapadia ... Naini P. Pandey
Om Puri ... Inspector Kasturilal Vishkarma
Anupam Kher ... Dayal Babu
Mahie Gill ... Nirmala (as Mahi Gill)
Tinnu Anand ... Ghatyal Master (as Tinu Anand)
Mahesh Manjrekar ... Haria
Murli Sharma ... ACP A.S. Malik
Malaika Arora ... Munni (Dancer) (as Malaika Arora Khan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Feroz Abbasi Feroz Abbasi ... Bholaram
Mahesh Ahuja Mahesh Ahuja ... Jyotishi
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Storyline

Set in Uttar Pradesh, Chulbul Pandey is a young boy who lives with his mother Naini, stepfather Prajapati, and younger half-brother Makkhi. Chulbul is constantly angry that his step-father is always partial towards his own biological son. 21 years later, Chulbul is a rowdy, mischievous, and sometimes crooked cop, who refers to himself as "Robin Hood." He does everything in his own indomitable way; whether it's dealing with corrupt politician and thug Chedi Singh, fighting a family feud, or romancing stunning Rajo. Written by L. Hamre

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Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

10 September 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Fearless See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,370,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$628,137, 12 September 2010

Gross USA:

$1,288,549

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,942,554
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Om Puri was angry with the makers when his role was cut to a three scene cameo, originally his role was lengthier with more scenes with Salman. See more »

Goofs

When Rajjo is stuck with her father on a railway track, a train passes by on the track next to them and within few seconds a train arrives on the same track from opposite direction. See more »

Alternate Versions

The distributor chose to release a pre-cut version of the film in the UK, these edits removed moments of strong violence. This edited version was classified 12A. The uncut version was later submitted for classification and classified 15. See more »

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Chori Kiya Re Jiya
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Crash Boom Bang... Dabangg!
5 February 2011 | by Peter_YoungSee all my reviews

Abhinav Kashyap's Dabangg was a resounding success, and yet I did not want to watch it. But I ultimately did, and boy am I surprised. This is one typical action-drama-musical-romance Hindi masala movie, but once you start watching it, there's no way you can stop. It's silly, it's ridiculous, it's mad, it lacks a real storyline, but it's so much fun. The movie has great action sequences, fantastic music, an all-star cast, but more than anything it has Salman Khan, who totally delivers in a role that is a caricature of his own image. That's Chulbul Pandey hands down. He's carefree, he's corrupt, he's cruel, he's tough, he's cool, he's got a good heart, and he's dabangg (fearless). He practically encompasses everything that Salman Khan is known for, and the actor wonderfully displays this fun mixture on-screen to create a role he will definitely be remembered for. In many portions, Dabangg works because it's unintentionally hilarious, and the funniest thing about it lies in the fact that it was actually the intention, and that's what makes it so terribly entertaining. And then it has several moments of drama, and they somehow manage to work. In a few words, Dabangg is one of the rarest of it kind, and is one of the best bad movies of recent years. I recommend you to watch it once, and then watch it again, and again, and again...


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