Dabangg Movie Poster


September 10, 2010
2hr 6min
Status: released

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Dabangg Movie Details:

Country India
Language Hindi
Genre Action, Comedy
Release date10 September 2010
Running time2hr 6min
StarringSalman Khan
Sonakshi Sinha
Arbaaz Khan
Directed by Abhinav Singh Kashyap
Written byDilip Shukla
Abhinav Singh Kashyap
Produced byArbaaz Khan
Malaika Arora Khan
Dhilin Mehta
Cinematography by Mahesh Limaye
Edited by Pranav V. Dhiwar
Music bySongs:
Lalit Pandit
Sandeep Shirodkar
Production CompanyArbaaz Khan Productions
Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision
Distributor Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision

Dabangg Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Salman Khan as Inspector Chulbul Pandey
  • Sonakshi Sinha as Rajjo Shreshawat
  • Arbaaz Khan as Makkhanchand “Makkhi” Pandey
  • Vinod Khanna as Prajapati Pandey
  • Dimple Kapadia as Naini Devi
  • Sonu Sood as Chedi Singh
  • Mahesh Manjrekar as Hariya Shreshawat
  • Om Puri as Kasturilal Vishkarma
  • Anupam Kher as Dayal Babu
  • Mahie Gill as Nirmala
  • Tinu Anand as Masterji, Nirmala’s father
  • Murli Sharma as ACP Malik
  • Ram Sujan Singh as Chaubeji
  • Rajeev Sharma as Toluram Rastogi
  • Amitosh Nagpal as Sumant Kumar
  • Malaika Arora as Munni in the item number “Munni Badnaam Hui”


Dabangg is set in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and tells the story of a fearless police officer, Chulbul Pandey, and his troubled relationship with his stepfather and half-brother.

Dabangg Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹41 crore[
Worldwide Collection₹221.14 crore

About Dabangg Movie:

The film marks the debut of Arbaaz Khan as a producer and Abhinav Singh Kashyap as a director.

Malaika Arora appears in the item number “Munni Badnaam Hui”.

Dabangg was made with a budget of ₹30 crore and marketed at ₹12 crores.

Dabangg was shot primarily in the town of Wai in Maharashtra, while other major scenes were shot in the United Arab Emirates.

Dabangg grossed ₹219 crore ($47 million) worldwide. It is the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2010.

Dabangg has won several awards—the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment and six Filmfare Awards, including Best Film and Best Female Debut (Sinha).

Later remade in Tamil as Osthe and in Telugu as Gabbar Singh.

Dabangg was released during Eid-Ul-Fitr on 10 September 2010 in nearly 2,100 cinemas worldwide. It opened to generally positive reviews, with praise for the performances (especially those of Khan and Sood), action sequences, music and humour, but criticism for its script and screenplay. It went on to gross ₹219 crore ($47 million) worldwide. It is the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2010.

The film was followed by two sequels: Dabangg 2 (2012) and Dabangg 3 (2019). The latter serves as a partial prequel, describing a flashback which formed the events of Dabangg itself.