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Release Date 27 February, 2004
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Budget ₹5 crores
Box Office India ₹9 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹13 crores
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Sadhu Agashe, an honest cop began his career with the Mumbai police several years ago and was initially asked to work a desk job, writing FIRs and never got to use his gun. He makes a name for himself by killing criminals in ‘fake’ encounters instead of locking them up in the prison. The movie follows his style of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and Agashe’s alleged connection with the underworld.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹0.68 crores
Saturday₹0.74 crores
Sunday₹0.73 crores
First Weekend₹2.15 crores
First Week₹3.76 crores
Second Week₹2.08 crores
Third Week₹1.26 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹9 crores
Worldwide Gross₹13 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹46.26 (
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True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹66.82 (
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Movie Reception

The low-budget film opened decently and took average growth over its first weekend. Ab Tak Chhappan also received a similar response on the weekdays. The drop in the second week was also not big and the movie recovered its budget cost before the completion of its second week. With around Rs. 1 crore earning in the third week, it collected a total of Rs. 9 crores and earned Rs.13 crores in the entire world.  Hence, Ab Tak Chhappan was a success at the box office.

Full Cast & Characters

Nana PatekarInspector Sadhu Agashe
Yashpal SharmaSub-Inspector Imtiaz Siddiqui
Prasad PurandareZameer, underworld don
Nakul VaidSub-Inspector Jatin Shukla
Kunal VijaykarSub-Inspector Francis Alvarez
JeevaJoint Commissioner M P Suchak
RevathiNameeta Agashe, Sadhu Agashe's wife
Tanmay JahagirdarAman Agashe, Sadhu Agashe's son
Ravi KaleCorporator Velankar
Hrishitta BhattVaishali, Jatin's wife (Special appearance)
Parvez Fazal KhanFeroz
Dr. Mohan AgasheEx-Commissioner Pradhan

Fun Facts & Triva

  • The film was earlier titled as "Daya" on the basis of the encounter specialist "Daya Nayak". Later, it was changed by the director to "Ab Tak Chappan".
  • In the title, the number "56" is used to denote the number of encounters by the specialist officer for this work.

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