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Release Date 11 August, 2000
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Budget ₹10 crores
Box Office India ₹14 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹27 crores
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Anjali and Dev love each other. Dev is a poor guy so Anjali’s parents reject him and fix her marriage with a wealthy person named Ram. Ram does not receive respect from his family. Anjali still loves Dev and is not attached to Ram. Still, Ram is affectionate towards her. One day their lives take a new turn when Dev returns. Now he is a multi-millionaire businessman. He is trying every possible effort to get Anjali back in his life.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹0.78 crores
Saturday₹0.77 crores
Sunday₹0.94 crores
First Weekend₹2.49 crores
Monday₹0.80 crores
Tuesday₹0.70 crores
First Week₹4.72 crores
Second Week₹2.61 crores
Third Week₹1.52 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹14 crores
Worldwide Gross₹27 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹110.74 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹213.57 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Dhadkan opened well in the theatres and made an excellent collection over the first weekend. The film also held well over the weekdays of week 1 and earned over Rs. 4 crores at the box office. In the second week, it maintained itself well and dropped on decent grounds.

Due to the positive word of mouth and hit songs, it also did well in the third week and took its lifetime total in the domestic market at Rs. 14 crores. Similar, it also held well in the overseas, hence the total earning of the movie reached Rs. 27 crores in the worldwide. Dhadkan was a success at the box office and hence it entertained the audience fully.

Full Cast & Characters

Sunil ShettyDev
Akshay KumarRam
Shilpa Shetty KundraSheetal
Sharmila TagoreDevs Mother
Sushma SethRam's Step-mother
Parmeet SethiBob, Ram's Step-brother
Majeet KullerNikki, Ram's Step-sister
Kiran KumarAnjali's father
Anjana MumtazAnjali's mother
Anupam KherSheetal's Father
Kader KhanSpecial appearance in the song "Dulhe ka Sehra"

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Sushmita Sen was the first choice for the role of Sheetal Verma in the film.
  • The movie was delayed for a period of 4 years.
  • Earlier, Anil Kapoor was contacted to play the role of Dev but later when the shoot began, it was given to Sunil Shetty.
  • Akshay Kumar and Shilpa Shetty are husband-wife in the movie. During that period, they were in the relationship too in their real life.
  • Kader Khan was brought in as a special appearance because of the demise of "Nushrat Fateh Ali Khan".
  • Sanjay Dutt was the first choice for the role of Ram but later Akshay Kumar jumped in following the jail sentence of the actor.