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Total Votes: 131
Release Date 10 September, 2010
Budget ₹42 crores
Box Office India ₹141 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹219 crores
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Chulbul Pandey is a Daring and Corrupt Cop who resides in one of the most distressed areas of Uttar Pradesh. When his mother is murdered and his own brother becomes the pawn of a corrupt and criminal politician, will Pandey be the Fearless cop he needs to be to survive the explosive consequences?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹14.55 crores
Saturday₹15.98 crores
Sunday₹17.96 crores
First Weekend₹48.49 crores
First Week₹81.64 crores
Second Week₹36.17 crores
Third Week₹17.55 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹141 crores
Worldwide Gross₹219 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹260.85 (
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True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹405.15 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Dabangg is one of the most successful films of Salman Khan and its success gave a birth to the new franchise, Dabangg. The action comedy film started its journey at the box office in an outstanding manner became the highest opener of that time.

Also, it showed its stronghold over the first weekend. It held strong over the weekdays as well and made a huge collection in its first week. On entering its second week, it didn't show major fall and ended the week with a decent drop from the first week.

In the third week too, the film grossed an excellent amount and completed its run in the theatres with a lifetime total over Rs. 141 crores. Dabangg fared well in the overseas market too which ensured a worldwide total of over Rs. 200 crores.

Full Cast & Characters

Salman KhanChulbul P. Pandey
Sonakshi SinhaRajjo
Vinod KhannaPrajapati Pandey, Chulbul's step-father
Arbaaz KhanMakhanchand "Makkhi" Pandey
Dimple KapadiaNaini Devi, Chulbul's mother
Sonu SoodChedi Singh
Mahesh ManjrekarHaria, Rajjo's father
Om PuriKasturilal Vishkarma, Chhedi Singh's to be father-in-law
Anupam KherDayal Babu
Mahi GillNirmala
Tinu AnandNirmala's Father
Malaika AroraMunni in the item number "Munni Badnaam Hui
Murli SharmaACP Malik
Ram Sujan SinghChaubeji
Rajeev SharmaToluram Rastogi

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Sonakshi Sinha made her debut in Bollywood with this film.
  • This is Arbaaz Khan's first film as a producer.
  • The item song, Munni Badnaam Hui is the remake of a Pakistani song, Larka Badnaam Hua.
  • Om Puri's most of the scenes were cut which turned him off.
  • The film received a huge response in the single screen theatres as compared to multiplexes.

Official Trailer