Rajkumar Hirani is one of the few directors in Bollywood who has achieved such fame after a small number of films. Every single one of his films has either received a Filmfare nomination or a win. Director Rajkumar Hirani and superstar Shah Rukh Khan, two of the most powerful figures in Indian cinema, will work together on Dunki for the first time.
Keep reading to know more details about the film Dunki.
The Release Date of Dunki:
Dunki is scheduled to release on 22 Dec 2023.
The Cast and Crew of Dunki:
Rajkumar Hirani will direct and produce Dunki under his Rajkumar Hirani Films and Gauri Khan’s Red Chilies Productions. Right now, only lead actors are revealed and they are as follows:
- Shah Rukh Khan
- Taapsee Pannu
Will Priyanka Chahar Choudhary Star in Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dunki’?
Priyanka Chahar Choudhary, a TV actress, did not win Bigg Boss 16’s trophy, but she did capture millions of fans’ hearts with her performance. The actress, who placed as the second runner-up, quickly rose to the top of the competition. After her popularity during the season, rumors that she had landed a tiny role in the movie “Dunki” started to circulate. According to a recent report, Choudhary’s fans won’t see her in SRK’s upcoming film.
A source familiar with the situation has labeled the rumors “baseless” and confirmed Priyanka Chahar Choudhary is not in the movie.
Even though she might not be in Dunki, Priyanka Chahar Choudhary recently spoke with a prominent newspaper about her desire to perform in the film. The actress continued by saying that if she gets a film, she might stop doing TV shows.
Budget of Dunki:
Media reports claim that Dunki was produced for a total of Rs. 100 crores. The 90 crores will be used for production, with 10 crores going into printing and advertising. It ended up being one of the most expensive movies of 2023.
Meaning of Dunki:
Speaking of Dunki, SRK said that the English title of the movie would be “Donkey.” Nonetheless, it is called Dunki since some Indians pronounce the donkey as Dunki.
Dunki is expected to draw attention to the widespread usage by Indians of an unofficial backdoor route known as the “Donkey Flight” to immigrate to nations like Canada and the USA.
The Plot of Dunki:
Dunki is a social drama centered on the problem of “Donkey Flight,” which is border immigration. Donkey fly refers to the illegal practice of traveling through several other countries before entering a foreign country. Thousands of young people resort to it every year after trying unsuccessfully to enter the desired nation legally.
According to reports, Dunki is the tale of a Punjabi man’s perilous voyage of migrating to Canada.
Shah Rukh Khan and Rajkumar Hirani teaming up for the film Dunki. It will very interesting to see what they have to offer with such a unique concept of illegal migration.