A corrupt police officer faces challenges from his family, gangsters and politicians.

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Naini P. Pandey
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Makhanchan P. Pandey
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Inspector Kasturilal Vishkarma
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Dayal Babu
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Chedi Singh
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Ghatyal Master (as Tinu Anand)
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Haria
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ACP A.S. Malik
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Nirmala (as Mahi Gill)
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Set in Uttar Pradesh, Chulbul Pandey is a young boy who lives with his mother Naini, stepfather Prajapati, and younger half-brother Makkhi. Chulbul is constantly angry that his step-father is always partial towards his own biological son. 21 years later, Chulbul is a rowdy, mischievous, and sometimes crooked cop, who refers to himself as "Robin Hood." He does everything in his own indomitable way; whether it's dealing with corrupt politician and thug Chedi Singh, fighting a family feud, or romancing stunning Rajo. Written by L. Hamre

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10 September 2010 (India)  »

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$9,370,000 (estimated)

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£332,673 (UK) (10 September 2010)

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$1,258,932 (USA) (24 September 2010)
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Sonakshi's debut. See more »

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When Chulbul goes to buy a water pitcher from Rajo, he offers her rs.500. In alternative shots, the currency note is furled and unfurled See more »

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Referenced in Naam Shabana (2017) See more »

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Tere Mast Do Nain
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Salman like we've never seen before. A dream debut for both the director Abhinav Kashyap and newcomer Sonakshi Sinha.
6 November 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you've seen some of Salman's other movies, including action movies, such as Partner, Wanted, Tere Naam and Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge, you'll know what i'm talking about when i say that his performance in this stands out from all of those movies i have mentioned. He is mostly carefree and definitely fearless (hence the name dabangg) in this film, but a little emotional at the same time. The action sequences (there are loads) are great, and so is the music. As we all know, it is rare for both of these things to be that good. Sonakshi Sinha, who is one of bollywood veteran Shatrughan Sinha's daughters, does more than justice to a very much performance based role opposite Salman and fulfills the expectations of an actress sharing screen space with a top actor. In fact, i'd go as far as saying that she is going to be up there with the likes of Kajol,Kareena Kapoor,Lara Dutta & Co. in the future. The dialogues are also great and will leave you repeating them over and over for a while after watching the film.

Verdict: unmissable 10/10


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