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Release Date 11 November, 1988
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Budget N/A
Box Office India ₹8 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹16 crores
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This movie narrates the love story of Mahesh & Mohini who faces so many hurdles. Mohini is extremely troubled by her father. On the other hand, Mahesh is accused of his parent’s death. Both of them suffers separately. Will they reunite & take revenge from their enemies?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹0.11 crores
Saturday₹0.09 crores
Sunday₹0.15 crores
First Weekend₹0.35 crores
First Week₹0.62 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹8 crores
Worldwide Gross₹16 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹204 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹408 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Tezaab collected a good amount on its opening day and it managed to take it's first-weekend earning over Rs. 35 lakhs. The excellent script, as well as the music of the film, ensured a super-successful trending of the film in the theatres.

The positive word of mouth of the audience helped the film to sustain well at the box office and it remained active for 50 weeks. "Ek Do Teen" song of the movie, received an excellent response and was listened by a huge number of people. Tezaab turned out to be one of the successful films of Hindi film industry.

Full Cast & Characters

Anil KapoorMahesh "Munna" Deshmukh
Madhuri DixitMohini
Anupam KherShyamlal, Mohini's father
Chunky PandeyBaban, Munna's friend
Suparna AnandJyoti Deshmukh, Munna's younger sister
MandakiniNikita Sharma (Cameo appearance)
Suhas JoshiMohini's mother (Cameo appearance)
Kiran KumarLotiya Pathan
Annu KapoorAbbas Ali / Guldasta
Suresh OberoiInspector Gagan Singh
Tej SapruSaxena
Johnny LeverKainchee, Munna's friend
Mahavir ShahInspector Gupta
Jack GaudMukut Bihari
Dinesh HingooMarwadi Seth
Achyut PotdarMunna's father
Vijay PatkarMunna's friend
Jaywant WadkarMunna's friend

Fun Facts & Triva

  • It was the biggest blockbuster of 1988.
  • The song, Ek Do Teen is still a classic hit.
  • Saroj Khan won the award for best choreography for this song. For the first time, Filmfare started the award for choreography.
  • It was inspired by a Koli Flock song.
  • It is recreated in a 2018 film, Baaghi 2.
  • A 2016 film Baaghi was inspired by Tezaab.
  • The song, So Gaya Ye Jahan was shot in 3 different cities which took 17 nights.
  • Anil Kapoor won his first Filmfare award for this film.
  • It was first hit film of Chunkey Pandey.
  • Madhuri was not the first choice. Meenakshi Sheshadri was approached first.

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