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Total Votes: 124
Release Date 18 September, 2009
Budget ₹52 crores
Box Office India ₹60 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹93 crores
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Radhe, a killer for hire, lives for nothing but violence until he falls in love with Jhanvi. But the inspector trying to force Jhanvi to marry him is the least of Radhe’s problems–he thinks he’s done killing, but a violent gangster has other ideas.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹5.1 crores
First Weekend₹15.54 crores
First Week₹33.63 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹60 crores
Worldwide Gross₹93 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹200.4 (
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True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹310.62 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Wanted is one of the successful films of Salman Khan's film career. The movie received an extraordinary opening at the box office due to which it managed to cross Rs. 15 crores mark over the first weekend. Wanted also held well over the weekdays and took its first week total over Rs. 30 crores.

The fall in the film's collection in its week 2 at the box office was also not big and it made a good profit in the theatres. Wanted also collected an excellent amount of money in the overseas which helped it to make a good amount of money all over the world. Wanted gave a much-needed support to Salman Khan's film career and turned out to be a turning point in the actor's career.

Full Cast & Characters

Salman KhanRadhe
Vinod KhannaShrikant Shekhawat
Ayesha TakiaJhanvi
Mahesh ManjrekarInspector Talpade
Prakash RajGhani Bhai
Govind NamdeoPolice Commissioner Ashraf Taufeeq Khan
Inder KumarAjay
Mahek ChahalShaina
Manoj PahwaSonu Gates
Aseem MerchantGolden Bhai
Sajid AliRdhey's Friend
Mushtaq KhanPolice Inspector
Vijay PatkarGanesh
Anupam ShyamDilip Topi

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Prabhudeva made his debut as a director in the Hindi cinema with this movie.
  • It was the first movie of Salman to hit the theatres on the eve of Eid and gave a boost to Salman Khan's struggling career.
  • The song of the movie, Mera Hi Jalwa showed the cameo appearance of the Bollywood directors, Anil Kapoor and Govinda. Thdirectoror, Prabhudeva also participated in the song and impressed everyone with his dance.
  • It took a lot of time to make this film and it was delayed several times before its release at the box office.
  • Wanted is a remake of the Tamil film, Pokkiri which is also directed by Prabhudeva.
  • Prakash Raj, who played the role of villain in the original version of the Tamil film also formed part of the movie, Wanted in the negative role.
  • Earlier, Shahrukh Khan was approached for the main lead in the film but he refused to accept the offer because he found himself unsuitable for the role.

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