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

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Prajapati Pandey
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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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Munni - Dancer / Singer (as Malaika Arora Khan)
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Nirmala (as Mahi Gill)
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Jyotishi
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Storyline

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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Box Office

Budget:

$9,370,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 490,000,000 (India), 16 September 2010, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$628,137, 12 September 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,632,616, 23 December 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,705,998, 31 January 2012
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Trivia

" Munni Badnaam Huyee" was a remake of "Lounda Badnaam Hua" from Rock Dancer. Larka Badnaam Hua from Pakistani film Mr. Charlie. See more »

Goofs

When Rajjo is stuck with her father on a railway track, a train passes by on the track next to them and within few seconds a train arrives on the same track from opposite direction. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Singham (2011) See more »

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Tere Mast Mast Do Nain
Sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
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Dabangg delivers entertainment

Salman was having a no of flops after wanted but in 2010,director Abhinav Kashyap teamed with Salman to give a masala entertainer which changed Salman's career at the box office.Salman became the biggest crowd puller at the box office and even some worst movies like BODYGUARD broke many records at the box office The story of dabangg is very simple.It is about a corrupt police officer who faces challenges from his family, gangsters and politicians.But what made DABANGG stood out was how it was directed.Director Abhinav Kashyap did a fantastic job And what made Dabangg more special is the presence of Salman in an action masala after Wanted.Dabangg was indeed made for Salman.Truly Dabangg is among the best Salman performances.The comedy was also very good.The music "munni badnaam" became an instant hit and had the item girl herself dancing to it.Sonakshi made her debut with Dabangg but had less to do since it is all about the hero All in all DABANGG deserved the success it had at the box office.


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