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Release Date 11 November, 1996
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Budget ₹6 crores
Box Office India ₹43 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹78 crores
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Raja, a taxi driver, falls in love with a rich girl, Aarti. They get married against the wishes of their parents and without caring about their social status. However, later on, the girl’s parents plan foul play to create differences between them. Will they be able to keep their relationship strong?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹0.59 crores
Saturday₹0.49 crores
Sunday₹0.61 crores
First Weekend₹1.70 crores
Monday₹0.55 crores
Tuesday₹0.45 crores
First Week₹3.65 crores
Second Week₹3.59 crores
Third Week₹3.53 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹43 crores
Worldwide Gross₹78 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹285.95 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹518.7 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Raja Hindustani earned well from its starting day at the box office. The film not only impressed the critics but also mesmerised the audience with its magical performance in the theatres. Its songs were appreciated by everyone and played an important role in making it a blockbuster.

Raja Hindustani collected well in the theatres and turned out to be the third highest grossing film of the 1990s. If we have a look at the adjusted nett collection of the film due to Inflation then it would have earned near Rs. 300 crores if released in today's time. And Its worldwide collection would have been over Rs. 500 crores. Raja Hindustani is all time blockbuster film of Indian cinema.

Full Cast & Characters

Aamir KhanRaja Hindustani
Karisma KapoorAarti Sehgal
Suresh OberoiAarti's father
Archana Puran SinghShalini Sehgal / Shalu
Tiku TalsaniaChacha
Farida JalalChachi
Pramod MouthoShalu's brother
Mohnish BehlJai
Johnny LeverBalwant Singh
Navneet NishanKamal Singh / kammo
Veeru KrishnanGulab Singh
Kunal KhemuRajnikant
Razak KhanTaxi Driver
Kalpana Iyerguest appearance in the song "Pardesi Pardesi"
Pratibha Sinhaguest appearance in the song "Pardesi Pardesi"

Fun Facts & Triva

  • The female lead role in the film was first offered to Aishwarya Roy and Juhi Chawla but they turned down the offer due to their personal reasons.
  • Aamir refused to work in the film initially but later gave his consent on the request of the director, Dharmesh Darshan.
  • This film won him first Filmfare award for the best actor.
  • Aamir drank a bottle of vodka to give a realistic touch to the drinking scene in the film.
  • Aamir Khan and Karishma Kapoor kissing scene in the film lasted for more time than expected.
  • Aamir Khan refused to work with Pooja Bhatt in the film as he wanted someone whom he hadn't work with.

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