Tubelight Movie Poster


June 23, 2017
2hr 16min
Status: released

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Tubelight Movie Details:

Based onLittle Boy by Alejandro Gómez Monteverde
Country India
Language Hindi
Release date23 June 2017
Running time2hr 16min
StarringSalman Khan
Sohail Khan
Om Puri
Matin Rey Tangu
Zhu Zhu
Directed by Kabir Khan
Written byKabir Khan
Alejandro Monteverde
Pepe Portillo
Screenplay byKabir Khan
Parveez Sheikh
Story byKabir Khan
Produced bySalman Khan
Kabir Khan
Salma Khan
Cinematography by Aseem Mishra
Edited by Rameshwar S. Bhagat
Music byScore:
Julius Packiam
Production CompanySalman Khan Films
Kabir Khan Films
Distributor NH Studioz (India)
Yash Raj Films (International)

Tubelight Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Salman Khan as Laxman Singh Bisht (Tubelight)
    • Jason D’Souza as young Laxman Singh Bisht
  • Sohail Khan as Bharat Singh Bisht
  • Om Puri as Banne Chacha
  • Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub as Narayan Lal Tiwari
  • Yashpal Sharma as Major Rajbir Tokas
  • Matin Rey Tangu as Gu Won
  • Zhu Zhu as Li Leing, Gu’s mother
  • Brijendra Kala as a shopkeeper
  • Isha Talwar as Maya Singh Bisht
  • Shah Rukh Khan as Magician Goga Pasha (Cameo Appearance)


In pre-independence India, Laxman Singh Bisht is a mentally challenged child, bullied by his friends and called “Tubelight.” His younger brother Bharat defends him, and they grow closer after the death of their parents. In 1962, during the Chinese invasion, Bharat is recruited into the Indian Army, while Laxman anxiously waited for his return. Laxman meets a magician who teaches him about faith. Bharat is captured during an escape attempt and presumed dead. Laxman befriends an Assamese woman and her son, despite initial suspicions. The ceasefire is declared, and Bharat’s supposed corpse is found. Laxman is grief-stricken but later discovers that Bharat is alive but has lost his memory. They are eventually reunited at a medical camp, giving hope for Bharat’s recovery.

Tubelight Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Budget₹100 crore
Worldwide Collection₹211.14 crore

Tubelight Movie tracklist:

1.“Radio”Amitabh BhattacharyaKamaal Khan, Amit Mishra4:40
2.“Naach Meri Jaan”Amitabh BhattacharyaKamaal Khan, Nakash Aziz, Dev Negi, Tushar Joshi4:47
3.“Tinka Tinka Dil Mera”Kausar MunirRahat Fateh Ali Khan5:03
4.“Main Agar”Amitabh BhattacharyaAtif Aslam4:39
5.“Kuch Nahi”Kausar MunirJaved Ali3:41
6.“Tinka Tinka Dil Mera” (ft. Jubin Nautiyal)Kausar MunirJubin Nautiyal5:06
7.“Kuch Nahi” (Reprise)Kausar MunirShafqat Amanat Ali3:41
8.“Main Agar” (Reprise)Amitabh BhattacharyaKK3:28
9.“Kuch Nahi” (Encore)Kausar MunirPapon3:33
10.“Radio” (Film Version)Amitabh BhattacharyaKamaal Khan, Amit Mishra, Iulia Vantur, (Additional Vocal: Akashdeep Sengupta)4:40
11.“Radio” (Arabic Version)Amitabh BhattacharyaDouzi4:50

About Tubelight Movie:

Tubelight is a Hindi war drama film written and directed by Kabir Khan. Produced by Salman Khan and Kabir Khan, it is set in the 1962 Sino-Indian War. It stars Salman Khan and Sohail Khan in the main roles, with Zhu Zhu (in her Bollywood film debut), Matin Rey Tangu, Om Puri, and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub in supporting roles.

It is an adaptation of the 2015 American film Little Boy.

Chinese actress Zhu Zhu was finalized for the role, and she commenced shooting on 15 October 2013. Tubelight is Zhu Zhu’s debut film in Bollywood.

Shah Rukh Khan appears in a cameo in the film.

Kabir Khan obtained a no-objection certificate from the makers of the Kannada film Tubelight.

The first schedule of filming started in 30 December 2012 in Ladakh. The first schedule lasted for a month and was completed in April 2014.

Sequences were shot in Ladakh, Kashmir, and Manali, Himachal Pradesh. film Is Previously Scheduled to release on 11 April 2015 and 3 September 2016.

Tubelight was released on 23rd June, 2017 and was distributed by NH Studioz in India and Yash Raj Films in International. The film received mostly negative reviews from critics and audience.