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3 Idiots (2009) Poster

(2009)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Rajkumar Hirani

Writing Credits  

Rajkumar Hirani ... (screenplay) &
Abhijat Joshi ... (screenplay)
 
Vidhu Vinod Chopra ... (screenplay associate)
Abhijat Joshi ... (story)
Chetan Bhagat ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order)  

Aamir Khan ... Ranchoddas 'Rancho' Shyamaldas Chanchad / Phunsukh Wangdu
Madhavan ... Farhan Qureshi (as R. Madhavan)
Sharman Joshi ... Raju Rastogi
Kareena Kapoor ... Pia
Boman Irani ... Viru Sahastrabudhhe
Omi Vaidya ... Chatur 'Silencer' Ramalingam
Mona Singh ... Mona
Javed Jaffrey ... Ranchoddas Shyamaldas Chanchad (as Jaaved Jaaferi)
Parikshat Sahni ... Mr. Qureshi (as Pareekshit Sahani)
Olivier Lafont Olivier Lafont ... Suhas Tandon (as Sanjay Lafont)
Rahul Kumar Rahul Kumar ... Millimeter - MM
Amardeep Jha Amardeep Jha ... Mrs. Rastogi
Farida Dadi Farida Dadi ... Mrs. Qureshi
Mukund Bhatt Mukund Bhatt ... Mr. Rastogi
Chaitali Bose Chaitali Bose ... Kamini 'Kammo' Rastogi
Jayant Kripalani Jayant Kripalani ... Campus Interview Panel Head (as Jayant Kriplani)
Arun Bali ... Shamaldas Chanchad (as Aron Baali)
Shoaib Ahmed Shoaib Ahmed ... Chhote
Dushyant Wagh Dushyant Wagh ... Centimeter
Pooja Goswami Pooja Goswami ... Air Hostess
A.S. Duggal A.S. Duggal ... Pilot (as Captain A.S. Duggal)
Annapurna Kaul Annapurna Kaul ... Airline Ground Staff 1
R.S. Kodange R.S. Kodange ... Doctor at Airport
Dharmendra Bhurji Dharmendra Bhurji ... Airport Cab Driver
Meghna Bhalla Meghna Bhalla ... Raju's Wife
Harvinder Singh Harvinder Singh ... Mr. Dhillon
Dilshad Edibam Dilshad Edibam ... Aunt at Farhan's Birth
Rajeev Ravindranathan ... Lead Ragging Senior (as Rajeev Ravindranath)
Hitesh Tak Hitesh Tak ... Ragging Senior 2
Rajendra Patwardhan Rajendra Patwardhan ... Govind
Achyut Potdar Achyut Potdar ... Machine Class Professor
Ali Fazal ... Joy Lobo
Madhav Vaze Madhav Vaze ... Joy's Father
Dileep Desai Dileep Desai ... Priest at Joy's funeral
Raghunathan Raghunathan ... Professor in Corridor (as Prof. Raghunath)
Vaidyanathan Vaidyanathan ... Professor Vaidyanathan (as Prof. Vaidyanathan)
Kumar Veer Singh Kumar Veer Singh ... Waiter at Mona's Wedding
Shailja Dhar Shailja Dhar ... Lady at Mona's Wedding (as Shailaja Dhar)
Dinesh Kumar Dinesh Kumar ... Mona's Husband
Aakash Dabhade ... ICE Student 2
Apul Jaisinghani Apul Jaisinghani ... ICE Student 3
Trilok Sadhwani Trilok Sadhwani ... ICE Student 4
Akhil Mishra Akhil Mishra ... Librarian Dubey
Sonu Sonu ... Library Clerk
Atul Tiwari ... Minister in Auditorium
Praful Kulkarni Praful Kulkarni ... Doctor startled by scooter in hospital (as Dr. Praful Kulkarni)
Jalil Parkar Jalil Parkar ... Doctor1 Attending on Raju's Father (as Dr. Jalil Parkar)
Debashish Naha ... Doctor2 Attending on Raju's Father (as Dr. Debashish Naha)
Michael Joseph Michael Joseph ... Exam Hall Professor
Smriti Smriti ... Girl at Notice Board with Chatur
Sanjay Sood Sanjay Sood ... Peanut Vendor at Shimla
Dayal Sharma Dayal Sharma ... Caretaker at Shyamaldas' House
Rakesh Sharma Rakesh Sharma ... Minister at Shyamaldas' Funeral
Elihud George Elihud George ... Chote's Teacher (Masterji)
Sarvanna Sarvanna ... College Security Guard
Tanveer Ahmed Tanveer Ahmed ... Professor in Induction Motor Class
Shankar Sachdev Shankar Sachdev ... Ambulance Driver
Kishor Patil Kishor Patil ... Doctor in Ambulance with Raju (as Dr. Kishor Patil)
Insia Lacewalla Insia Lacewalla ... Nurse
Keshav Rae Keshav Rae ... Campus Interview Panelist 1
Lata Kurdikar Lata Kurdikar ... Campus Interview Panelist 2 (as Mrs Lata Kurdikar)
Suhas Vaidya Suhas Vaidya ... Campus Interview Panelist 3
Nishi Singh Nishi Singh ... Maid at Pia's House
Saurabh Agnihotri Saurabh Agnihotri ... Housekeeping Boy at Pia's Wedding
Sitaram Sharma Sitaram Sharma ... Manager at Pia's Wedding
Pundit Prayag Raj Pundit Prayag Raj ... Panditji at Pia's Wedding
Supriya Shukla ... Matron in Hospital with Pia
Malvika Singh Malvika Singh ... Mona's Baby
Tsanwal Namgyal Tsanwal Namgyal ... Kid 1 at Rancho's School
Jigmet Dorjey Jigmet Dorjey ... Kid 2 at Rancho's School
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Freny Bhagat Freny Bhagat ... Couple at wedding
Rohitashv Gour Rohitashv Gour
Komal Jha Komal Jha ... Student
Pitobash ... Junior 1
Bharat Jha Bharat Jha ... Manager (uncredited)

Produced by 

Vidhu Vinod Chopra ... producer
Vir Chopra ... creative producer
Anil Davda ... executive producer
Sanjiv Kishinchandani ... line producer
Aman Mahajan ... associate producer
Ravi Sarin ... line producer: Delhi

Music by 

Shantanu Moitra ... (background music)
Atul Raninga ... (background music)
Sanjay Wandrekar ... (background music)

Cinematography by 

C.K. Muraleedharan

Film Editing by 

Rajkumar Hirani

Casting By 

Rohan Mapuskar
Menaka Nagarajan
Nalini Rathnam ... (Bangalore Casting)
Girdhar Swami

Production Design by 

Sumit Basu
Rajnish Hedao

Art Direction by 

Rajnish Hedao

Set Decoration by 

Mukul Saraogi ... (Set Logistics)

Costume Design by 

Manish Malhotra
Sheena Parikh ... (as Sheena Parekh)
Raghuveer Shetty

Makeup Department 

Anna Cichon ... special makeup effects artist
Vikram Gaikwad ... makeup designer
Suraj Godambe ... hair stylist
Ritesh Naik ... makeup artist
Serina Texiera ... key hair stylist (as Serena Tixeira)
Brian Wade ... special animatronic baby effects designer and creator

Production Management 

Atishay Dayal ... assistant production manager
Bharat Jha ... production manager
Parshuram Mane ... production manager
Salim Qureshi ... production manager
Sarvesh Singh ... unit production manager
Bhavin Thakkar ... production manager
Sachin Utekar ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gaurav Chandelya ... third assistant director
Mahdeep Dhillon ... assistant director
Mrunmayee Lagoo ... third assistant director
Rajesh Mapuskar ... associate director
Rohan Mapuskar ... third assistant director
Menaka Nagarajan ... second second assistant director
Karan Narvekar ... second assistant director
Jai Sharma ... second assistant director
Karan Tejpal ... second assistant director
Vinay Waikul ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Saikat Bose ... assistant art director
Ajay Chodanker ... assistant art director
Sunil Gujar ... graphic designer
Ramakant Kanojia ... graphic designer
Vipin Kumar ... assistant art director
Sandeep Sharad Ravade ... associate art director
Dhananjay Thorat ... graphic designer

Sound Department 

Reddy Bharat ... dolby consultant
Bishwadeep Chatterjee ... sound designer
Sanjay Chaturvedi ... additional dialogue editor
Sajjan Choudhary ... foley artist
Subir Kumar Das ... associate sound re-recording mixer
Anup Dev ... re-recording engineer
Yogi Dholakia ... sound recordist
Gyana Mishra ... boom operator
Nihar Ranjan Samal ... production sound mixer: sync / sound recordist
Sachin K. Sanghvi ... sound recordist
Karnail Singh ... foley artist
Varun Visoi ... foley recordist

Special Effects by 

Brian Wade ... special animatronic baby effects designer and creator

Visual Effects by 

Badarinathchinimilli ... digital compositor
Biju Dhanpalan ... visual effects: Fable Farm (as Biju D.)
Vinay Kadam ... prep artist
Atul Khurana ... visual effects artist
Abrez Mohammed ... digital compositor (as Mohd Abrez)
Achal Muchhala ... digital compositor: Reliance MediaWorks Ltd.
Ganesh Navgane ... di conformist
Bhavesh Patel ... visual effects: Fable Farm
Mitul Patel ... visual effects: Fable Farm
Rajiv Raghunathan ... digital intermediate production head
Rajeev Rajasekharan ... CG supervisor
Shubham Singh Rathore ... visual effects artist (visual effects)
Akshay Sachdeva ... matchmover
Saurabh Sameer ... visual effects artist
Vikas Sawlani ... vfx artist
Gaurav Sharma ... compositor
Shree Krishna Shrestha ... visual effects: roto artist
Parantap Singh ... digital compositor
Muthu Stalin ... compositor
Mahesh Sundriyal ... smoke/flame artist
Manoj Sundriyal ... smoke/flame artist
Amol Thakur ... visual effects: Fable Farm

Stunts 

Sham Kaushal ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Piyush Acharya ... jimmy jib operator
Arjun Singh Bhurji ... key grip
Dharmendra Bhurji ... key grip
Ramani Ranjan Das ... first assistant camera
Nilip Deb ... videographer: behind-the-scene-chroma key footage
Zeshaan Akbar Latif ... still photographer
Siba Prasad Sahoo ... assistant camera
Deval Samanta ... gaffer
Pudiyamuthu Sundaram ... Jib operator
Ashutosh Vandana ... lighting technician

Editorial Department 

Ranjeet Bahadur ... co-editor
Rahul Bhadve ... assistant colorist
Gaurav Chandelya ... assistant editor
Sharanjeet Singh ... assembly editor
Makarand Surte ... digital intermediate colorist

Location Management 

Sachin Utekar ... location manager

Music Department 

Subir Kumar Das ... surround music mixer
Daniel B. George ... arranged by: orchestrated & conducted
Shreya Ghoshal ... playback singer
Suraj Jagan ... playback singer
Swanand Kirkire ... lyricist / playback singer
Sonu Nigam ... playback singer
Sachin K. Sanghvi ... song and music recordist
Shaan ... playback singer
Sandeep Thakur ... violinist

Other crew 

Anil Arjun ... head of distribution: overseas: Reliane team
Ranjeet Bahadur ... dialogue supervisor
Dileep Desai ... production coordinator
Subhash Dhar ... chief executive: international operations
Avit Dias ... choreographer
Ramakant Dubey ... chief accountant
Thomas Marcus George ... development & marketing executive
Caesar Gonsalves ... choreographer
Amitabh Gupta ... legal & insurance advisor
Supriya Kelkar ... assistance
Bosco Martis ... choreographer
Arun Mishra ... project team: Reliance team
Himanshu Nanda ... publicity design: H-One
Rahul Nanda ... publicity design: H-One
Mustafa Neemuchwala ... Assistant to Producer
Kirit Parekh ... senior accountant
Ashni Parikh ... legal consultant
Raka ... assistant choreographer
Mahesh Ramanathan ... management: Reliance Entertainment
Dhairya Roy ... international distribution
Anil Sekhri ... chartered accountant
Rohit Sharma ... project head: Reliance team
Deepa Singh ... project team: Reliance team
Navmeet Singh ... production assistant (as Navmeet Arora)
Ranju Varghese ... choreographer: assistant

Thanks 

Javed Akhtar ... special thanks
Sunil Behra ... special thanks
Jitendra Bhargava ... special thanks (as Jitendra Bhargava) (as Air India)
Sunil Bohra ... special thanks
Sajal Desai ... special thanks (as Dr. Sajal Desai)
Amitabh Jhunjhunwala ... special thanks
T. Kundu ... special thanks (as Prof. T. Kundu) (as IIT Bombay)
Dia Mirza ... special thanks
Indu Shekhar Vasisst ... special thanks (as Indu Shekhar Vasisst) (as CAO) (as IIM Bangalore)
Rajiv Verma ... special thanks

See also

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