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Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 December 2003 (India)
A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.

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Cast

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Shri Hari Prasad Sharma
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Dr. Suman Asthana (Chinki)
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Dr. J. C. Asthana
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Parvati Sharma
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Dr. Rustam Pavri
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Zaheer
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Anand Banerjee
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Manilal
Neha Dubey ...
Girl in Club
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Nandini / Hospital dancer - Song: Dekh le
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Medical student
Anuradha Chandan ...
Young lover's mother
Chirkut ...
Student
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Storyline

In India gangsters are called Bhai (brothers). One such Bhai is Munna, who is feared by everyone in Mumbai, a big city in India. He cons his village-based parents into believing that he is a doctor. He gets a shock when he finds out that they are coming to verify for themselves. So he transforms a rooming shanty house into a makeshift hospital, populated by patients, people he beats up. His parents arrive, are pleased, and happy that their son is well settled. They would like him to get married to a doctor's daughter. The marriage is arranged, but before the engagement, the bride's father finds out the truth about Munna, and cancels the marriage. Munna's humiliated parents see the truth for themselves, and hurt, they return home, leaving Munna with a strong desire to hurt the doctor - and force him to let his daughter get married to him - even if it means getting admitted in the medical college - with forged documents!!! Written by Sumitra (corrected by Carrie)

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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19 December 2003 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Don Bombay  »

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£31,760 (UK) (21 December 2003)
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Trivia

Casting for the lead role went through several process. First it was given to Shah Rukh Khan, but he declined due to his neck injury, then it was offered to Vivek Oberoi. Finally the producers casted Jimmy Shergill for the part, but they later interchanged his role with Sanjay Dutt who was cast as the patient 'Zaheer'. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where a surgeon is demonstrating the dissection of a cadaver and Munna tries to look over his shoulder there is a difference in position of actors in the frontal and side-on shots. Swamy who is seen immediately next to the surgeon on the surgeon's right in the frontal shot, is seen trying to pop his head over the crowd directly behind (and at some distance from) the surgeon in the side-on shot alternatively. See more »

Quotes

[after Munna is expelled, he and Circuit are wandering around in a drunken stupor]
Murli Prasad Sharma: Circuit, I've decided I'm going back to the village!
Circuit: [flourishing two tickets] I knew it - that's why I've brought TWO railway tickets!
Murli Prasad Sharma: But what will you do in the village? You can't even handle a plough!
Circuit: Bro, if I do that, then what will the cows do?
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Connections

Remade as Shankar Dada MBBS (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Dekh Le
(Remix)
Written by Rahat Indori
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Universal Music India
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Absolutely wonderful movie!
17 January 2004 | by (San Jose, CA, US) – See all my reviews

This movie was terrific. The comedy caused rip-roaring laughter. Sanjay Dutt makes a comeback after his poor performance in Ek Aur Ek Gyarah. The emotional scenes are very poignant. The emotions and comedy have been integrated perfectly. The themes of the movie are very inspiring.


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