Dunki Movie Release Date, Caste, and Songs

The Indian Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is coming up with its new movie named “DUNKI”. The film is set to release on 21 December in theatres worldwide. This is going to be the 3rd film of shah Rukh Khan in 2023 after massive comeback on “Pathaan”. Some interesting fact to know about!

About Dunki Movie

Dunki is based on the donkey route which is an illegal technique that was used by many Indians to cross borders and go to their dream city like New York, USA, Canada. In the movie four friends from the village in Punjab share a common dream to go to England but they don’t have any visa or ticket, so the whole film is about the hilarious and heartwarming journey of them passing through tough seas and deserts. You will see the romance, true friendship, nostalgia, and love above all of this.

Caste of Dunki

  • Shah Rukh Khan – Hardy 
  • Taapsee Pannu – Manu
  • Boman Irani – Gulati
  • Vicky Kaushal – Sukhi
  • Vikram Kochhar – Buggy
  • Anil Grover – Balli

Some Other Caste

  • Staish Shah
  • Parikshit Sahni

Cinematography By

  • C. K. Muraleedharan
  • Manush Nandan 
  • Amit Roy 

Notes: Cinematographer “Amit Roy” was chosen first but he left due to some creative differences with Hirani and later replaced by C.K Muraleedharan.

Dunki Budget and Star Fees

The film’s total budget is stated somewhere around 120 crores. Let’s see how much does Rajkumar hirani pay to his caste – “Shah Rukh Khan” the king payout is 28 crores, earlier it was rumoured around 50 crores but the latest source says it is around 28 crores. “Taapsee Pannu” which was playing the character of manu (hardy lover) collects the fees around 11 crores. Then we come to “Vicky Kaushal” the rising star gets a fee of 12 crores. “Boman Irani” for his unmatched performance charges a fee of 15 crores. “Anil Grover” Charges 40 lakhs for the role of Balli. “Vikram Kochha” the emerging talent in bollywood, charges a fee of 60 lakhs for dunki. “Staish Shah” for his impeccable timing takes home 7 crores for his role.

Trending Songs of Dunki

Lutt Putt GayaArjit Singh Swanand Kirkire
Nikle The Kabhi Hum Ghar SeSonu NigamJaved Akhtar
O Mahhi Arjit SinghIrshad Kamil

Locations that are Covered in Dunki

  • Jabalpur
  • Mumbai
  • Kashmir
  • Budapest
  • London
  • Neom
  • Jeddah

Who Will Win: Dunki vs Salaar

Dunki vs Salaar

The blockbuster superstar Prabhas also came with his film on 22 December 2023, which was just after the day dunki was released . One is the big superstar of bollywood and another one is of Tollywood and both are releasing their films in a gap of a day.

Salaar is action packaged film starring Prabhas and directed by Prashanth Neel, this same director made kgf series which a super blockbuster films collected a total collection 1200 crores for KGF and 1150 crores for KGF2. Salaar is releasing in five languages across India – Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam. In the previous years Prashanth also clashed with shah rukh khan when “KGF” and “ZERO” released on the same day. 
A comedy, Drama film DUNKI is clashing with Action, Thrilled movie SAALAR. Let’s see who will win.

Both the films created a lot of buzz due to their clashes, the release date is confirmed for both the films and respective directors are also confident that their film will perform well in theatres. According to sources and news people are showing more interest in Salaar rather than Dunki. Some of the fans of salaar are also trolling Dunki on Twitter.

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