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Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 19 December 2003 (India)
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A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.

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Credited cast:
... Murli Prasad 'Munna Bhai' Sharma
... Circuit
... Dr. Suman Asthana (Chinki)
... Shri Hari Prasad Sharma
... Dr. J. C. Asthana
... Parvati Sharma
... Dr. Rustam Pavri
... Zaheer (as Jimmy Shergill)
... Anand Banerjee
... Manilal
Neha Dubey ... Girl in Club
... Nandini / Hospital dancer - Song: Dekh le
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Medical student
Anuradha Chandan ... Young lover's mother
Chirkut ... Student
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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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Trivia

Some of the background scores used were already used in earlier Vidhu Vinod Chopra movies like Kareeb and Mission Kashmir. In one such scene where there is an emotional confrontation between Sanjay Dutt and rohini hattangadi (who played his mother), the background music is taken from the song "So Ja Chanda" from Mission Kashmir. Both (the scene and the song) depicted strong emotional bonding between mother and son See more »

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During the cadaver dissection scene, the professor notes that the outer layer of skin is the epidermis and asks what the inner layer of skin is, and one student enthusiastically responds, "Hypodermis!" and the professor nods to indicate that he is correct. The hypodermis is not a layer of skin at all; it is by definition that tissue that is underneath the skin. The two layers of skin are the epidermis and the *dermis*. (The prefix "hypo-" means "below," so the "hypodermis" is that layer of tissue that is "below the dermis.") See more »

Quotes

Dr. J. Asthana: Are there any questions?
Murli Prasad Sharma: Yes, sir... If a man is dying in the admission ward, is it necessary for him to fill our a form?
[a shocked Asthana dismisses the class, but the next day... ]
Murli Prasad Sharma: Sir, I asked you a question yesterday that you didn't answer - can't you answer it today?
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References Anand (1971) See more »

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M Bole To
Written by Rahat Indori
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Vinod Rathod, Sanjay Dutt and Priya Mayekar
Courtesy of Universal Music India
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Absolutely wonderful movie!
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This movie was terrific. The comedy caused rip-roaring laughter. Sanjay Dutt makes a comeback after his poor performance in Ek Aur Ek Gyarah. The emotional scenes are very poignant. The emotions and comedy have been integrated perfectly. The themes of the movie are very inspiring.


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