Bunty Aur Babli (2005)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 4,145 users  
Reviews: 42 user | 12 critic

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)


(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

9 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hum Tum (2004)
Drama | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Karan Kapoor and Rhea Prakash meet for the first time in a flight bound from Delhi to New York. They just cannot stand each other: Rhea is disgusted by Karan's flirtatious mannerisms and ... See full summary »

Director: Kunal Kohli
Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kiron Kher
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Salaam Namaste is about two Indians who have left their houses to make a life on their own, and how they meet and how they tackle their own relationships and problems and overcome them themselves without their families.

Director: Siddharth Anand
Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, Arshad Warsi
Saathiya (2002)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The tale of a young couple in love who elope and marry, but soon find that that marriage is not the bed of roses it is made out to be.

Director: Shaad Ali
Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Rani Mukerji, Tanuja
Guru (2007)
Biography | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A villager, Gurukant Desai, arrives in Bombay 1958, and rises from its streets to become the GURU, the biggest tycoon in Indian history.

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Bluffmaster! (2005)
Comedy | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A conman Roy, gets dumped by his girl-friend. Then he finds out he has a fatal disease. On the verge of death, he resolves to do some good, by helping his apprentice Dittu hoodwink the mobster who hurt his (Dittu's) family.

Director: Rohan Sippy
Stars: Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh
Dostana (2008)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two straight guys pretend to be gay in order to secure a Miami apartment. When both of them fall for their roommate Neha, hilarity ensues as they strive to convince one and all that they're gay, secretly trying to win her heart.

Director: Tarun Mansukhani
Stars: Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Priyanka Chopra
Paa (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A father tries to help his son cope with a rare condition that causes the young boy to age beyond his years.

Director: R. Balki
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan
Kuch Naa Kaho (2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Raj a mere bachelor, who has no intention of marrying is being convinced by his uncle. His uncle passes on the duty to Namrata a married woman whose husband Sanjeev leave her five years ago... See full summary »

Director: Rohan Sippy
Stars: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Satish Shah
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A woman sacrifices her own happiness and reputation to financially support her family by working as a call girl.

Director: Pradeep Sarkar
Stars: Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Konkona Sen Sharma
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no. 32 B, when 286 policemen, headed by ACP Khan, ... See full summary »

Director: Apoorva Lakhia
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty
Dhoom 2 (2006)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

ACP Jai Dixit and his best friend Ali takes on an international thief known only as Mr. A. Will they be able to catch him?

Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
Stars: Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Hrithik Roshan
Delhi-6 (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A story about love, hope and self-discovery set in the walled city of Delhi (zip code 6) and its chaotic but touching life that forces us to ask questions about ourselves.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Stars: Waheeda Rehman, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor


Cast overview, first billed only:
DCP Dashrath Singh
Vimmi Saluja / Babli
Rakesh Trivedi / Bunty
Kiran Juneja ...
Vimmi's mother (as Kiran Juneja Sippy)
Lilliput ...
Pappu (as Liliput)
Pratima Kazmi ...
Phool Sakhi
Prem Chopra ...
SikhTruck Driver
Puneet Issar ...
Vimmi's father
Rajesh Vivek ...
Special Appearance (song) (as Aishwarya Rai)
Rameshwari ...
Mrs. Trivedi
Ranjeet ...
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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


In this world there are two types of people........... See more »


See all certifications »

Parents Guide:






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)


£522,472 (UK) (17 June 2005)

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Due to violations of Supreme Court laws, which state that no vehicles or smoke/polluting devices are to come within 500 meters of the Taj Mahal (on 11 December), by the unit of Shaad Ali, the director of the film, the District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of the Police of Agra, have been issued notices by the civil judge (junior division) Shahid Raza. The court issued the notices based on the plea of social workers Subhash Dhal, Jagdish Varma and Rajnish Gupta. On the said date, the unit used black smoke devices, generator sets within 200 meters of the Taj and even brought vehicles within the same distance and despite being brought to the notice of the district administration, no action was taken to sort the matter or stop the shooting. 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...
See more »


Referenced in Tashan (2008) See more »


Dhadak Dhadak
Written by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Udit Narayan, Sunidhi Chauhan and Nihira Joshi
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Excellent score! excellent movie!
23 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It was a refreshing to listen to Bunty aur Bubly music. I could feel my roots reaching out for me. "Kimam Ki khushboo hai..." touch of class! Go on Shaad! I am not only impressed by the cinematic genius of the young director but also by his deep understanding of the Indian popular culture Abhishek-Rani look very good together I hope we see more of the together. Amitabh is cool he is the coolest main man in Bollywood. The ease at which he adapts to his roles is phenomenal. Indian musicals are getting better day by day and BNB is no exception. Bollywood coming to age and its good to see.I hope to see more of Shaad movies in years to come and wish him best of luck.

15 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
No Need for Aishwarya's Dance Number.. sykedout
This is not funny varun-joshua
Rani and Abhishek kissing scenes hanginghere
Top 10 Bollywood movies Gokul
B+B - High on hype , low on substance sanjayr24
Music of B n B AvinashPatalay
Discuss Bunty Aur Babli (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: