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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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True Adj Domestic Net ₹212.03 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹405.42 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Talaash came at the box office with a good opening and earned well on its first day. The film grew well over the first weekend which took its total over Rs. 45 crores. Decent fall on the weekdays ensured a strong first week for Aamir Khan's film. In the second week, it declined majorly and collected only Rs. 17 crores.

The third week remained on similar grounds and it settled with a lifetime collection of Rs. 91 crores in the domestic market. Talaash also fared well in the overseas and did an excellent business in the theatres. Due to the stronghold of the movie, it earned Rs. 174 crores all over the world.

Full Cast & Characters

Aamir KhanInspector Surjan Singh Shekhawat (Suri)
Kareena KapoorRosie/Simran
Rani MukherjeeRoshni Shekhawat
Rajkummar RaoDevrath Kulkarni
Nawazuddin SiddiquiTehmur
Vivan BhatenaArmaan Kapoor
Sharnaz PatelFrenny
Aditi VasudevMallika
Pariva PranatiSoniya Kapoor
Sheeba ChaddhaNirmala
Subrat DuttaShashi

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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