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Total Votes: 25
Release Date 22 November, 1991
Starring, ,
Budget N/A
Box Office India ₹6.5 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹11.7 crores
Genre, ,
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Ajay is the only son of a famous criminal, Nageshwar. Although Ajay’s wife doesn’t want him to join his father’s profession, he decides to join his father. One day, some of his enemies kidnap the grandson of Nageshwar. Now, will he give money to Ajay to bring his son back?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹0.08 crores
Saturday₹0.10 crores
Sunday₹0.14 crores
First Weekend₹0.32 crores
First Week₹0.59 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹6.5 crores
Worldwide Gross₹11.7 crores
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Inflation Adjusted Earning

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True Adj Domestic Net ₹137.15 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹246.87 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Phool Aur Kaante received a good start on its opening day and took a good growth over the next two days. The film passed the crucial test on the weekdays and held well in the theatres. After the superb performance of the film in its first week, it remained strong over the next few weeks and ended its journey at the box office on a strong note.

At the end of its lifetime, the film grossed an excellent amount of money in the domestic as well as the worldwide box office. It crossed the amount of Rs. 10 crores in its lifetime in the world. If we calculate the earning of the film according to adjusted inflation, then in today' time it would easily cross Rs. 100 crores mark in the worldwide

Full Cast & Characters

Ajay DevgnAjay
Amrish PuriNageshwar Don
Raza MuradShankar Dhanraj
Satyendra KapoorCollege Principal
Anjana MumtazLaxmi, Nageshwar's late wife and Ajay's late mother
Goga KapoorShankra's Brother
Suresh ChatwalBrijlal Tiwari
Dan DhanoaDrug Dealer
Arif KhanRocky
Aruna IraniProfessor Batliwala
JagdeepProfessor Bihari
BrahmachariPolice Inspector

Fun Facts & Triva

  • It is Ajay Devgn's debut film as an actor and he received appreciation for his action scenes, especially bike scenes.
  • Akshay Kumar was the first choice for the film but he could not be the part of it because he was busy with his film, Khiladi.
  • Phool Aur Kaante had a clash with Anil Kapoor's film. The latter did tell Ajay Devgn not to release the film on the same date but he refused to do so.
  • Raveena Tandon was approached first for the lead role but she was working on her debut film at that time.
  • Tisca Chopra and Divya Bharti were busy with their other projects and hence could not form the part of the film.
  • Dilip Kumar was the first choice for Amrish Puri's role.
  • Amrish Puri wanted the actress, Ritu Shivpuri to do the film but she rejected his offer.