Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

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A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.


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Credited cast:
Sunil Dutt ...
Shri Hari Prasad Sharma
Gracy Singh ...
Dr. Suman Asthana (Chinki)
Dr. J. C. Asthana
Rohini Hattangadi ...
Parvati Sharma
Dr. Rustam Pavri
Yatin Karyekar ...
Anand Banerjee
Suresh Chatwal ...
Neha Dubey ...
Girl in Club
Mumait Khan ...
Nandini / Hospital dancer - Song: Dekh le
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Priya Bapat ...
Medical student
Anuradha Chandan ...
Young lover's mother
Chirkut ...


In India gangsters are called Bhai (brothers). One such Bhai is Munna, who is feared by everyone in Mumbai, a big city in India. He cons his village-based parents into believing that he is a doctor. He gets a shock when he finds out that they are coming to verify for themselves. So he transforms a rooming shanty house into a makeshift hospital, populated by patients, people he beats up. His parents arrive, are pleased, and happy that their son is well settled. They would like him to get married to a doctor's daughter. The marriage is arranged, but before the engagement, the bride's father finds out the truth about Munna, and cancels the marriage. Munna's humiliated parents see the truth for themselves, and hurt, they return home, leaving Munna with a strong desire to hurt the doctor - and force him to let his daughter get married to him - even if it means getting admitted in the medical college - with forged documents!!! Written by Sumitra (corrected by Carrie)

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19 December 2003 (India)  »

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£31,760 (UK) (19 December 2003)


£86,386 (UK) (26 December 2003)

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Last film of Sunil Dutt. See more »


When Dr. Asthana barges angrily in the ward after the song "Seekh Lay", Zaheer, the patient hugs him to cool him down. During these shots Zaheer's head is alternatively towards the left or facing Dr. Asthana. See more »


Dr. J. Asthana: May I ask what is happening here?
Murli Prasad Sharma: No!
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Referenced in Bhoothnath Returns (2014) See more »


M Bole To
Written by Rahat Indori
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Vinod Rathod, Sanjay Dutt and Priya Mayekar
Courtesy of Universal Music India
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Wat a nice Bollywood piece!
14 July 2013 | by (Sri Lanka) – See all my reviews

i got the chance to watch this movie couple of years back in TV, but at that time i was not into Bollywood movies. but after that i saw the ratings of this movie in IMDb and downloaded it.. wow its worth the 1gb of my bandwidth!! i don't wanna say about acting or other stuff, i am writing this review as just a movie fan...throughout the movie all i did was laughing, feeling sad or feeling happy...there are quite a lot of hilarious jokes.. and although i don't like songs playing in movies (i have to accept it and just get on with it when comes to Bollywood right ;), the songs are also nice... and there is a good life lesson too.. just give it a try, you wont regret it... 2 and a half hours of laugh!

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