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Total Votes: 111
Release Date 30 November, 2012
Budget ₹40 crores
Box Office India ₹91 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹174 crores
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The Answer Lies Within: Grieving the drowning death of his son, Inspector Surjan Shekhawat takes the case of an actor who swerved his car off a highway for no apparent reason. To solve the mystery, he must dig deeply into his own trauma, and perhaps even accept the influence of unearthly powers.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹12.78 crores
Saturday₹14.80 crores
Sunday₹18.10 crores
First Weekend₹45.66 crores
Monday₹6.65 crores
Tuesday₹5.50 crores
First Week₹65.11 crores
Second Week₹17.07 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹91 crores
Worldwide Gross₹174 crores
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Inflation Adjusted Earning

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True Adj Domestic Net ₹143.78 (
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True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹274.92 (
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Fun Facts & Triva

  • This film was inspired by a random event of Zoya Akhtar & her friend's role.
  • Initially, it was titled as Dhuaan then Act Of Murder then Zakhmi. Finally, it was titled as Talaash.
  • Before Aamir Khan, SRK, Salman & Saif Ali Khan was approached for the lead role.
  • Aamir underwent swimming classes for his role.
  • Kareena Kapoor is the female lead of this film. She was also the female lead of a 2003 film with the same title, Talaash.
  • Omi Vaidhya was about to play the role of a villain but later this idea was scrapped.
  • This was the second film of Nawazuddin Siddique with Aamir Khan.
  • Also, it was Aamir's 3rd film with Rani Mukherjee & 2nd film with Kareena Kapoor.
  • This film also marks the comeback of Reema Kagti after a long gap of 5 years.

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