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Bunty Aur Babli (2005)

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Two mismatched characters go on a wild road trip in Uttar Pradesh and, while being dogged by a policeman, fall in love.


(as Shaad Ali Saigal)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
DCP Dashrath Singh
Vimmi Saluja / Babli
Rakesh Trivedi / Bunty
Vimmi's mother (as Kiran Juneja Sippy)
Lilliput ...
Pappu (as Liliput)
Pratima Kazmi ...
Phool Sakhi
SikhTruck Driver
Vimmi's father
Special Appearance (song) (as Aishwarya Rai)
Rameshwari ...
Mrs. Trivedi
Store owner
Ravi Baswani ...
B.B.'s first victim
Q. Q. Qureshi


Rakesh{Abhishek Bachchan} and Vimmi{Rani Mukherji} are two ambitious wannabes from small towns where their dreams are written off as outrageous daydreaming. They run away from their homes when bump into each other and decide to con for once to be financially sound until they make it big. Ironically, they find it too exciting. One follows the another as they adopt fake names [Bunty and Babli] for the same and they soon become the most popular anonymous criminals of the nation. At the heart of it kicks off their romance and they decide to continue their newly-found 'talent' as their means of living. Little do they know that their shenanigans have caught the fancy of ACP Dashrath Singh {Amitabh Bachchan} big time. He leaves no stone unturned in putting them behind the bars. Meanwhile, Rakesh and Vimmi have a child and decide to quit conning for their child's sake. However, its only then when Dashrath Singh manages to get their grab. But he release them after initial incredulity about ... Written by B.H.Harsh

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Release Date:

27 May 2005 (India)  »

Also Known As:

B.N.B.  »

Box Office


INR 100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£149,640 (UK) (27 May 2005)


$901,867 (USA) (17 June 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The movie is a homage to work of Amitabh Bachchan (who also stars in the movie). His son (Abhishek Bachchan) tries to reprise his father's roles in various movies. For example he tries to act like Amitabh bachchan from Agnipath in the scene where he goes on to con a hotel owner in Mussoorie. He appears in Rishi Kappor get-up from Amitabh's super hit film Amar Akbar Anthony. Also, almost all the songs playing in the background throughout the movie are from Amitabh Bachhan movies. See more »


DCP Dashrath Singh: Now listen up y'all, let me tell you a little story about two cool cats named Bunty and Babli... Bunty aur Babli, Bunty aur Babli / They are coming to your town / They hustle well, they hustle now...
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Referenced in Ishaqzaade (2012) See more »


Bunty Aur Babli
Written by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Shankar Mahadevan, Sowmya Rao and Loy Mendonsa
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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Bunty Aur Babli
30 August 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Bunty & Babli....an amazing movie by Shaad Ali.

Abhishek Bachchan is simply to cute & is absolutely fantastic in the movie. Rani Mukherjee n the others are also good.

Ahhishek & Rani sizzle in the movie together. They make the most cutest couple on screen & look good together! There has been an overdose of Amitabh in recent times, though the father-son scenes really touch your heart.

I definitely give this movie 10/10. Shaad Ali has made another brilliant movie after Saathiya!

The songs are also rocking. Dhadak Dhadak & Nach baliye rock the nation. A soft romantic number is Chupke se...makes you think of your loved one!

Shankar, Ehsaan & Loy have once again done a superb job in the music area...Top of the Charts truly!

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