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Release Date 1 September, 2006
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Budget ₹19 crores
Box Office India ₹74 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹126 crores
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Lovable gangster Munna Bhai is back, seeking to earn the affections of a radio host by winning a quiz contest about Mahatma Gandhi. But when Munna studies too hard, Gandhi himself appears to help him get the girl–and solve the problems of her listeners with his own unique advice.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹3.38 crores
First Weekend₹10.95 crores
First Week₹20.39 crores
Second Week₹15.90 crores
Third Week₹12.26 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹74 crores
Worldwide Gross₹126 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹319.68 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹544.32 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Lage Raho Munnabhai received excellent reviews from the critics and attracted a huge number of footfalls to its theatres. The film collected over Rs. 10 crores over its first weekend and also gave an extraordinary performance on the weekdays. Due to its stronghold, it witnessed a low fall in the second week and repeated the same story in the third week.

The positive reviews of critics, as well as the strong response from the audience in the theatres, helped Lage Raho Munna Bhai to earn strongly in its lifetime. It turned out to be the third highest grosser of the year 2006 and entered the list of Blockbuster Hindi movies of all time.

Full Cast & Characters

Sanjay DuttMurli Prasad Sharma/Munnai Bhai
Arshad WarsiCircuit
Vidya BalanJanhavi
Boman IraniLucky Singh
Dilip PrabhavalkarMahatma Gandhi
Dia MirzaSimran, Lucky's daughter
Jimmy SheirgillVictor D'Souza
Kulbhushan KharbandaKkhurana
Saurabh ShuklaBatuk Maharaj
Abhishek BachchanSunny, Kkhurana's Son
Rohitash GaudKukku
Parikshat SahniVictor's father
Ashwin MushranHari Desai
Ninad KamatLawyer
Kurush DebooDhansukh Bhai Patel
Arun BaliSecond Innings Resident

Fun Facts & Triva

  • It was the sequel to Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
  • This film was originally titled as Munna Bhai MMG (Meets Mahatma Gandhi).
  • It was the first Bollywood movie to be shown in the United Nations.
  • Sunil Dutt was signed for a role in this film but unfortunately, the actor died before the shooting.
  • Aamir Khan's cameo role was removed at the last moment of the shooting.
  • The plot of this film is quite similar to 1977 release, Ye Hai Zindagi.
  • Vidya Balan interacted with R.J Malishka in order to make her role of R.J more real.
  • After the release of this film, Dilip Prabhawalkar saw some people watching this film on phones. He instantly registered the complaint of piracy of the film.