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81 8.1 10
Total Votes: 141
Release Date 21 December, 2007
Budget ₹18 crores
Box Office India ₹62 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹88 crores
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Eight-year-old Ishaan is a gifted painter. But to his parents, he’s just a troubled child failing every class. Despairing, they send him to a boarding school, where a new art teacher, Nikumbh suspects that Ishaan might be dyslexic. Now, Nikumbh is the last hope to bring Ishaan’s genius out of its shell.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹2.6 crores
Saturday₹3.83 crores
Sunday₹3.22 crores
First Weekend₹9.65 crores
First Week₹16.57 crores
Second Week₹13.5 crores
Third Week₹9.41 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹62 crores
Worldwide Gross₹88 crores
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Inflation Adjusted Earning

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True Adj Domestic Net ₹246.14 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹349.36 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Taare Zameen Par movie started its box office journey with a low collection. However, the movie showed a decent growth over the first weekend.

The music of the film received appreciation from the listeners and its songs became the source of inspiration for the parents and children.

Taare Zameen Par maintained its box office performance very well and it performed well in its second and third week also. The overseas collection of the film also showed good number. It collected Rs. 62 crores in the domestic industry and earned Rs. 88 crores overseas.

Full Cast & Characters

Darsheel SafaryIshaan Awasthi
Aamir KhanRam Shankar Nikumbh
Tanay ChhedaRajan Damodran
Tisca ChopraMaya Awasthi
Sachet EngineerIshaan's elder brother
Vipin SharmaIshan's Father
Girija OakJabeen, Nikumbh's co-worker
M. K. RainaThe Principal of New Era School
Lalita LajmiCameo

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Salman Khan suggested the title of the movie to Aamir Khan, when they met at a party.
  • Darsheel Safary became the youngest nominee for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
  • The director Amole Gupta, credited  three paintings in the film
  • Amole Gupta wrote the scripted keeping in mind Akshaye Khanna for the role, which was later played by Aamir Khan.
  • Aamir Khan took special permission of Amitabh Bachchan to use Abhishek Bachchan's experience in the movie.
  • Earlier, Amole Gupte with the help of his wife wrote the script as a short film but it developed into a long story.

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