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Release Date 5 July, 2013
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Budget ₹30 crores
Box Office India ₹15 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹21 crores
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This is a story of the fight against crime and corruption. DCP Rudra is transferred to a city where the people are tolerating crime and corruption due to a gangster Nagori Subramanium. Now, in order to maintain law and order in the city, DCP Rudra devises his own rules. Will he be able to succeed in his attempt?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹2.86 crores
Saturday₹2.66 crores
Sunday₹3.25 crores
First Weekend₹8.77 crores
Monday₹1.15 crores
Tuesday₹1.07 crores
First Week₹12.91 crores
Second Week₹1.72 crores
Third Week₹0.16 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹15 crores
Worldwide Gross₹21 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹32.25 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹45.15 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Policegiri took an average opening but it failed to earn well after that. The performance of the film in the multiplexes was extremely poor but it managed to earn well in the single screens. Big drops on the weekdays of week 1 only allowed the film to earn approximately Rs 13 crores in the theatres.

The movie fell on a large scale in the second week and third week which left the film with a lifetime total of Rs. 15 crores in the theatres. In the overseas also, the performance of the film remained poor and it could not even recover its budget cost. It was declared a flop at the box office.

Full Cast & Characters

Sanjay DuttDCP Rudra Aditya Devaraj (Baba)
Prachi DesaiSehar
Prakash RajNagori
Mukesh TiwariPadam
Manoj JoshiJaved Sheikh
Ramesh KhannaWine Shop Owner
Rajpal YadavTutu
Arun BaliMinister
Rajay RawailToto

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Earlier, the film was titled as "Thanedaar Returns".
  • It was the last film when Sanjay Dutt and Om Puri worked together.
  • The age gap between main leads Prachi Desai and Sanjay Dutt was 30 years.
  • The title of the film 'Policegiri" was suggested by the actor Sanjay Dutt.
  • Sanjay Dutt was facing a jail term when the film hit the theatres.
  • Besant Ravi, the actor and Stunt choreographer from Tamil film industry made his debut into the Hindi cinema.
  • This is the official remake of Tamil film, Saamy.
  • The film was rumoured as the sequel to 1990 movie, Thandedaar.

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