Lage Raho Munna Bhai

Synopsis: A hilarious underworld gangster known as Munna Bhai falls comically in love with a radio host by the name of Jahnvi, who runs an elders' home, which is taken over by an unscrupulous builder, who gets the residents kicked out ironically with the help of Munna's sidekick, Circuit, while Munna is busy romancing Jahnvi elsewhere. Munna, who is now masquerading as a Professor specializing in the life of Mahatma Gandhi, must now battle his very own forces and the builder - but he has one ally on his side - none other than the great man - Mahatma Gandhi himself. Only trouble is that Munna may have problems convincing everyone about this presence - as he is apparently is the only one who can see and hear him.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Director(s): Rajkumar Hirani
Production: Eros
  14 wins & 13 nominations.
144 min

Whatthe hell!

Hey! Hey!

I need to get my car out!

Where are you going? Hey!

How have you parked? Hey! Hey!

You coming in or going out, pal?

What the hell are you doing?

You're the one sneaking in!

Stealing the radio?

Help! Help!

Stop howling, you wuss!

Think I'm gonna molest you?

Do you know who I am?

- Nope! Who are you?

G.S. Gaitonde.

Deputy Chief Engineer.

Mr. Muncipality!

Such a big shot stealing my radio?

Who are you people?

Do you know what I can do?

I can shut down your business.

Cancel your license.

One bullet left.

"Every question you ask,

I pull the trigger. "

Where are you taking me?

Keep asking. Ha, this is fun!

- Where to, Boss?

Stop asking questions, you idiot.

Ah! Finally he understands.

Alam, let's go to

Lucky Singh's office.

Hey Photo-Studio.

Print under the photo...

"Mr. Lucky Singh,

President Mumbai Builder's Association

with Mr. George Bush,

President of America. "

But Mr. Sir, you've never been

to America!

No! But George Bush must've

come to India.

Delete the White House.

Paste my farmhouse.

Use your un-common sense,

you twerp!

Mr. Sir, Circuit's here.

- Lovely-dovely!

You don't take my calls these days.

- Call him now. He'll pick up.

Circuit, you 're rockiing!

Cuckoo, move aside...

Yes, Sir.

- Look, there's nothing...

I can do for you.

- Why?

Last time, you took permission for

8 floors... and built 11!

My math is terrible!

I'll lose my job because of you.

The hell with your 10,000 rupee job.

Heard of Khurana Builders?

- Yes.

My daughter is engaged to

Mr. Khurana's son.

Khurana's bought all the property

behind Versova Pump.

Except this yellow house.

I promised them I'd get it.

A wedding gift for my daughter.

That house has a 99 year lease.

The lease expires next month.

- It will be renewed.

Don't send them the renewal papers.

Let them default.

I can't do that.

I've given them my word.

Get that house, Gaitonde.


Wallet or Bullet. You choose.

Name your price.


- 10! That's it?

Take 20!

Cuckoo, bring me 20,000.

Crisp new notes. Happy?

- No. No... 10 million.

30 thousand.

- 9 million.

You're off?

The gun's in my hand.

That man there breaks

a couple of bones daily!

What a break!

- Show some fear, pal.

Ok, Lucky.

Lets meet halfway!

5 million.

- Lovely-dovely! Halfway is right!

2.5 million.

The deal is done!

Let's celebrate! Get something sweet!

- Yes Sir.

With best compliments.

You gotta give Munna the good news!

We have a house to vacate.

Munna doesn't work between 9 and 12.

- Wakes up late?

He doesn't sleep. He's in love.

Spends the day by the sea side!

How embarrassing! Ask loverboy to use

one of my motels!

You don't get it. He sits by the sea

and listens to the radio.

Radio? What's on the radio?

My future Sister-in-law.

Good morning Mumbai...

"This is Jhanvi, on World Space radio.

Before I sign off,... "

"here are my parting thoughts... "

"For all those rushing around

this crazy city... "

"Is this the way we mean to live?"

"Is this the way we wish to die?"

"Has the monsoon

delayed your train?"

"When was the last time

you walked in the rain?"

"You know your favorite soap's


"But have no time for

your mother's concerns. "

"Why don't we stop to feel

the sand between our toes?"

"Why don't those 108 channels

wipe away our woes?"

"You, who connects

at the click of a mouse,"

"Do you know who lives in

the neighboring house?"

"In this era of emails and mobiles,"

"When did you last see your

best friend's smile?"

"When did you see your last sunset?"

"When did you see the stars

come out at night? "

"For all those rushing around

in this crazy city... "

"Is this the way we mean to live?"

"Is this the way we wish to die?"

"So, good bye Mumbai... "

Bye-bye, Jhanvi.

- "Tune in again. "

Hundred percent.

- "Same place... "

Right here.

- "Same time. "

Very same time.

"So friends, don't worry

be happy... Sayonaara. "

"Remember, tomorrow is Oct 2."

"We have the Mahatma Gandhi

Quiz Contest"

"The winner will be invited

to our studio... "

"... for a chat with me!"

"So, good bye! Remember to tune

in tomorrow at 9 a. m.!"


- Hey, Circuit!. What's on 2nd Oct.?

It's a dry day, bro.

Need me to stock up on booze?

A dry day? Why?

No clue.

But don't worry, I'll find out...

Bro, it's Bapu's happy birthday.

Who's 'Bapu '?

Mahatma Gandhi... respectfully called 'Bapu '!

- The guy whose mug is on currency notes?

That's the dude!

- Tell me more...

Don't know much, Bro.

He was skinny but brave.

He got the Brits out.

Got us our freedom.

Was he in the army?

Never seen him in uniform.

There's a 'Bapu quiz' on radio tomorrow.

If I win, I get to meet Jhanvi.

My future sis-in-law?

"Consider it done, bro. "

Hey, Circuit.

- Yes, bro.

What shirt should I wear?

Why worry about a shirt, Bro?

You'll be on the radio, not TV.

Focus on your voice,

on what you say.

Use a bass voice.

Chicks love deep voices!

The rest, I'll handle.

Ms. Jhanvi,

This is Murli Prasad Sharma speaking.

I'm fine, thank you. How are you?

Guys, don't panic. It's easy.

Sis-in-law will ask questions on Bapu.

Every right answer wins you a prize!

This is not right!

I'm late for my lecture.

- Listen, Professor, leave now...

...and this guy pays your wife

a friendly visit.

Can we take anything we want?

Answer right and take whatever.

The grinder, the pan, the vase...

Ms. Jhanvi,

your voice drives me fricking crazy.

Don't say 'fricking', bro.

She'll think you 're a punk!

Use the Professors's lingo.

Start dialing, you frickin ' cretins!

Keep trying till you connect.

No one else should get through.

Married? Not yet.

Actually, Ms Jhanvi...

...I haven't met Miss Right yet.

- Hey turn up the radio!

"The first caller who gets

all 10 correct answers, wins!

Get ready to call.

The number is 22666888.

My first question.

"What was Mahatma Gandhi's nickname

in South Africa?"

It's connected!

- Give him the phone, moron.

"Wow! Our first caller... Hello.. "

- Hello.

'All lines in this route are busy.

Please try again later'

Try this one.

"Who is this?"

- It's me, Murli Prasad Sharma.

"So Murli, what's the right answer?"


- Go on.


- Tell me the answer, you idiot..

"Bro"! "Bro"!

- Speak up, or I'll smack you.

Gandhi was addressed as

'Brother' by his friends.

"You have 10 seconds, Murli. "

- Are you sure?


- You better be. Or my Bro will get you.

100% sure.


in South Africa, Gandhi was... "

'Addressed As'...

- ... addressed as 'Brother'.

"That's the right answer.


"Now I'll keep going

till you get it wrong. "

No chance of that Ms Jhanvi.

"We'll see. Second question... "

"Name Gandhi's children. "

Rajiv Gandhi. Indira Gandhi.

- Awesome!

The eldest was Harilal...

Harilal, Manilal, Ramdas and Devdas.

But I wanted the rice cooker, Bro.

- Harilal, Manilal...


- Ramdas...


- And Devdas.

"Wow, that's absolutely right. "

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Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani (born 20 November 1962) is an Indian film director and editor. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful and critically acclaimed filmmakers of the Hindi film industry. Hirani is known for directing the Hindi films Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006), 3 Idiots (2009), PK (2014) and Sanju (2018). All of his films have been huge commercial and critical successes. Most have won several awards, including the national awards, and have often been regarded by the media and audiences as some of the most path-breaking films in the history of Indian cinema. He has won 15 Filmfare Awards. He is the founder of production house Rajkumar Hirani Films. more…

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