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

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sunil Dutt ...
Shri Hari Prasad Sharma
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Gracy Singh ...
Dr. Suman Asthana (Chinki)
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Dr. J. C. Asthana
Rohini Hattangadi ...
Parvati Sharma
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Dr. Rustam Pavri
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Zaheer
Yatin Karyekar ...
Anand Banerjee
Suresh Chatwal ...
Manilal
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 ...
Student
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Storyline

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)

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£86,386 (UK) (26 December 2003)
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Before Sanjay Dutt was cast, Vivek Oberoi was considered for the title role. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, when car starts driving, camera is visible on the left side of the hood and is seen several times during chase See more »

Quotes

Murli Prasad Sharma: Circuit, I've decided I'm going to be a doctor...
Circuit: Uh... bro, why don't you go to sleep, and we'll talk about it in the morning...
Murli Prasad Sharma: I knew you'd say that - you think I'm sloshed, don't you? I'm serious!
Circuit: But, bro, what's the point?
Murli Prasad Sharma: The point? Circuit, the point is that my father will be proud of me! You should've been there - that baldy stood there insulting my father, and I just kept quiet! I'll show him! I'll become a doctor like him and marry his daughter! Circuit, find me the best medical ...
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Referenced in No Smoking (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Chhan Chhan
Written by Rahat Indori
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal and Vinod Rathod
Courtesy of Universal Music India
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Absolutely wonderful movie!
17 January 2004 | by (San Jose, CA, US) – See all my reviews

This movie was terrific. The comedy caused rip-roaring laughter. Sanjay Dutt makes a comeback after his poor performance in Ek Aur Ek Gyarah. The emotional scenes are very poignant. The emotions and comedy have been integrated perfectly. The themes of the movie are very inspiring.


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