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Release Date 30 April, 2004
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Budget ₹25 crores
Box Office India ₹37 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹74 crores
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This movie is about efforts of Indian army in harmonizing India-Pakistan relations. Major Ram goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general’s daughter from a radical militant Raghavan and to find his estranged half-brother. The film tells the story of his efforts to foil the terrorist Raghavan and make his mission successful.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹2.72 crores
First Weekend₹8.03 crores
First Week₹14.57 crores
Second Week₹8.97 crores
Third Week₹5.15 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹37 crores
Worldwide Gross₹74 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹190.18 (
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True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹380.36 (
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Movie Reception

Main Hoon Na received positive reviews from the critics as well as the positive response from the audience in the theatres. The film collected an excellent amount in the weekend as well as the weekdays which took its first week earning over Rs. 14 crores.

Main Hoon Na performed consistently over the next few weeks and ended its journey at the box office on a solid note. In the overseas too, the film did a strong business and took it's worldwide earning over Rs. 70 crores. Due to its strong performance, it turned out to be the second highest grosser of the year 2004 after Shahrukh Khan's Veer Zaara.

Full Cast & Characters

Shah Rukh KhanMajor Ram Prasad Sharma
Sunil ShettyEx-Major Raghavan Singh Dutta
Amrita RaoSanjana Bakshi/Sanju
Zayed KhanLakshman Prasad Sharma, "Lucky",Ram's Step-brother
Kabil BediGeneral Amarjeet Bakshi
Kirron KherLaxman's Mother
Sushmita SenChandni, Chemistry Teacher
Naseeruddin ShahBrigadier Shekhar Sharma, Ram's father
Murli SharmaCaptain Khan
Boman IraniPrincipal
Boman IraniProfessor Rasai
Rakhi SawantMini

Fun Facts & Triva

  • For the role of Raghavan, actors namely Kamal Haasan and Nana Patekar were approached. But they didn't agree for the role. Hence, in the end, Sunil Shetty was approached for the role.
  • Naseeruddin Shah had his commitments with other filmmakers and hence he could only become the part of the film for a short role.
  • The song "Chale Jaise Hawayein" was shot in a single shot.
  • Shahrukh Khan did the first stunt of walking on the wall secret to the director, Farah Khan as well as his wife, Gauri Khan. He didn't want to tell both the ladies as they would not allow him to do so because of his back injury.
  • The title of the film, "Main Hoon Na" is also a very popular dialogue of SRK's many other films.
  • Farhan Akhtar was thought to be the part of the film as "Laksham" but he couldn't do so.
  • Aishwarya Rai was offered the role of Chandni but she didn't want to work with SRK and hence rejected the offer.

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