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Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 19 December 2003 (India)
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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Comedy | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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19 December 2003 (India)  »

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Don Bombay  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£31,760 (UK) (19 December 2003)

Gross:

£86,386 (UK) (26 December 2003)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Sunil Dutt played father to Sanjay Dutt in Rocky 1981 and Kshatriya 1993 but this was the first and last time they both shared screen space to gather. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Dr. Suman Asthana: [about Anand] Murli, what's the point of talking to him? Nothing you say to him will reach his ears!
Murli Prasad Sharma: So what if his ears can't hear it, he hears it with his heart! You see, when two people share a strong connection, then they can communicate to each other through their hearts...
Dr. Suman Asthana: You're too much, Murli...
[She leaves, but Munna tries to prove his point]
Murli Prasad Sharma: [thinking] Ms. Suman, I hope you can hear me...
[No response]
Murli Prasad Sharma: [thinking] Mike testing, 1, 2, 3...
[No response]
Murli Prasad Sharma: [thinking] Ms. Suman, I think I'm in ...
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Rang De Basanti (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Subhah Ho Gaye Mamu
Written by Abbas Tyrewala
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Anu Malik
Courtesy of Universal Music India
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Superb Comedy
4 January 2004 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

When I went to watch the movie I was not so sure on how well the director could handle a comedy ( He is not exactly known for that!), BUT 10 minutes into the show and all my doubts were dispelled! This is a superb comedy, and you should watch it for Arshad Warsi's acting, if not anything else. 8/10


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