Bajrangi Bhaijaan Movie (2015) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

July 17, 2015
2hr 39min
Status: released

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Bajrangi Bhaijaan Movie Details:

Movie NameBajrangi Bhaijaan
Country India
Language Hindi
GenreComedy, Drama
Release Date17 July 2015
Running Time2hr 39min
CastSalman Khan
Harshaali Malhotra
Kareena Kapoor Khan 
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Directed by Kabir Khan
Screenplay byKabir Khan
Parveez Sheikh
V. Vijayendra Prasad
Story byV. Vijayendra Prasad
Dialogue byKabir Khan
Kausar Munir
Produced bySalman Khan
Rockline Venkatesh
Kabir Khan
Cinematography by Aseem Mishra
Edited by Rameshwar S. Bhagat
Music byScore:
Julius Packiam
Production CompanySalman Khan Films
Rockline Entertainments
Kabir Khan Films
Distributor Eros International
Budget₹75–90 crore
Box Office Collection₹918.18−969.06 crore

Bajrangi Bhaijaan Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Salman Khan as Pawan Kumar Chaturvedi a.k.a Bajrangi Bhaijaan, a Hindu Brahmin hailing from Pratapgarh who has been living in Delhi since his father Diwakar’s death
    • Najeem Khan as teenage Pawan
  • Harshaali Malhotra as Shahida “Munni” Aziz, a mute Pakistani girl who gets lost in India and bumps into Pawan, who makes it his mission to take her back home
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan as Rasika Pandey, Dayanand and Archana’s daughter and Pawan’s love interest and fiancé
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Chand Nawab, a Pakistani news reporter and Pawan’s later ally, based on a real-life Pakistani reporter with the same name
  • Sharat Saxena as Dayanand Pandey, Archana’s husband and Rasika’s father, Diwakar’s childhood friend
  • Alka Badola Kaushal as Archana Pandey, Dayanand’s wife and Rasika’s mother
  • Meher Vij as Razia Aziz, Rauf’s wife and Shahida’s mother who ends up losing her in the train
  • Kushaal Pawar as Kamil Yusuf, Chand Nawab’s cameraman caught by police to get information about Pawan and Chand Nawab
  • Mir Sarwar as Rauf Aziz, Razia’s husband and Shahida’s father.
  • Kamlesh Gill as Farookh Zehrullah, passenger in the train with Razia & Shahida
  • Om Puri as Maulana Azad, a religious scholar
  • Adnan Sami as a singer in the song “Bhardo Jholi Meri”
  • Rajesh Sharma as Hamid Khan, a Pakistani senior police officer
  • Krunal Pandit as Vardhan, travel agent in Delhi
  • Mursaleen Qureshi as Boosmaan “Boo” Ali, smuggler at India-Pakistan’s border who helps Pawan and Munni to cross the border illegally
  • Manoj Bakshi as Police Inspector Iqbal Qureshi
  • Harssh A. Singh as Shamsher Ali, Pakistani news channel head and Chand Nawab’s boss
  • Yudhvir Dahiya as Pankaj Verma, reporter of NDTV
  • Atul Srivastava as Diwakar Prasad Chaturvedi, Pawan’s father and Dayanand’s childhood friend, who chided Pawan for his failures


A little mute girl from a Pakistani village gets lost on her return back from a trip to India. In Kurukshetra, she meets Pawan – an ardent devotee of Lord Hanuman – who is in the midst of a challenge posed by his lover’s father. In trying to discover the girl’s parents, he develops an unshakable bond with her. He tries to get into Pakistan through a path righteous to his conscience and later, accompanied with a smart Pakistani news reporter – a story that captures the imagination of the public in both countries.

About Bajrangi Bhaijaan Movie:

  • The film’s story writer V. Vijayendra Prasad stated that the idea of the film was inspired by the 1987 Telugu film Pasivadi Pranam, which itself is a remake of the Malayalam film Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal (1986). Prasad also took inspiration from a story he heard about a Pakistani couple coming to India for their daughter’s heart surgery.
  • The principal photography began on 3 November 2014 in New Delhi, with Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor participating. The second filming schedule took place at the ND Studios, Karjat. The third schedule of the film was held in Mandawa, Rajasthan.
  • On 7 January 2015, Khan was seen on the top of the castle of Mandawa playing cricket with a young boy.
  • On 10 January 2015, Khan shot with school students in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district. Shooting of the film was completed on 20 May. Some scenes of the film were shot at Khan’s Panvel farm house.
  • Shooting also took place in the Kashmir Valley in places like Sonamarg and Zoji La. The film’s climax was shot at Sonmarg near the Thajiwas glacier (at 10,000 ft above sea level) with around 7,000 people.
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s character Chand Nawab was inspired by a real character Chand Nawab, who was with Karachi-based Indus News in 2008.
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan was made on a budget of ₹75 crore (US$11.69 million)– ₹90 crore (US$14.03 million).
  • Initially announced as an Eid 2014 release, the film was rescheduled to 12 January 2014. Bajrangi Bhaijaan was released on 17 July 2015, one day before Eid, on 4,500 screens in India and 1,000 screens in overseas respectively. The film was also released in 50 countries outside India, on more than 700 screens. Bajrangi Bhaijaan premiered at the 20th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) on 6 October 2015.
  • In November 2017, it was announced that Bajrangi Bhaijaan was set to release in China, following the success of Aamir Khan’s Dangal (2016) in the country. In December 2017, it was announced the film would release there in 2018. Prior to the announcement, Bajrangi Bhaijaan had a cult following in China, where it has an average rating of 8.6 out of 10 on the popular film site Douban, with over 70,000 votes. It placed fourth on Douban’s list of top foreign films of 2015.
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan was released in China under the title 小萝莉的猴神大叔 which roughly translates as “Little Lolita’s Monkey God Uncle”; “monkey god” is a rough translation of “Bajrangi” while “little lolita” and “uncle” reference the characters. The Chinese version was also cut down in length to 140 minutes. In January 2018, it was announced that the film would be getting a wide release, on 8,000 screens in China, building on the Chinese box office success of Aamir Khan’s Dangal and Secret Superstar (2017), and Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s positive word-of-mouth. The film released in China on 2 March 2018. On 6 February 2018, the film had advance screenings in 29 Chinese cities, receiving a positive reception from audiences. It also had a limited preview on 25 February 2018. The film’s China premiere on 27 February 2018 was attended by Kabir Khan and Harshali Malhotra. Its release date of 2 March 2018 marks the Lantern Festival, which celebrates families coming together.
  • It was released in Turkey on 17 August 2018 on 190 screens. In the first weekend it grossed approx $89,796 with a spectator count of 8,389. The film was released in Japan on 18 January 2019, with the title “バジュランギおじさんと、小さな迷子”, which translates as “Uncle Bajrangi and a small lost child” (Bajurangi ojisan to, chīsana maigo).
  • The film grossed ₹969 crores ($150 million) worldwide, and is currently the 6th highest-grossing Indian film and 3rd highest-grossing Bollywood film.
  • It won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment at the 63rd National Film Awards and was nominated for 4 awards at the 61st Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director (Kabir Khan) and Best Actor (Salman Khan), and won Best Story (V. Vijayendra Prasad). It was also nominated for Best Foreign Film in China’s 2015 Douban Film Awards.
  • It was nominated for Best Foreign Film at China’s 2015 Douban Film Awards.
  • In December 2021, Khan confirmed that the sequel of the movie was in the scripting stage, and V. Vijayendra Prasad is writing the script. Later that month, Khan confirmed that the movie has been titled as Pawan Putra Bhaijaan. Khan also officially announced the same on 19 December 2021 on The Grand RRR pre-release event.