Can Sanjay Dutt’s ‘Ungli’ Holds Against ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’


After giving this year’s blockbuster movie Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani the director-producer Karan Johar is now come up with his next multi star project film which is titled as Ungli. The name of the movie is weird but it is not as weird as Karan’s forthcoming movie titled as “Gutka”.

This is going to be Karan Johars third movie for 2013 although he have one more movie left for this year which is Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor’s Gori Tere Pyar Mein releasing on 22nd November 2013.

Release Date and Controversy

Although the movie was set for its release on 6th September 2013 but Karan shifted the release date to two more weeks and which is now on 20th September, and the interesting thing on that day is Shahid’s Phata Poster Nikla Hero is also releasing on that particular day.

Everybody knows that there is a cold war between Karan Johar and Shahid Kapoor and they both avoid each other. The report has it that when Shahid Kapoor left his film Gori Tere Pyar Mein at the last moment unannounced, that has made Karan Johar very frighten and down in a dumps so, in order to take revenge he decided to affect Shahid’s film with his ‘Ungli’ by moving forward its release date.

Film Director and Producer

The film is directed by Rensil D’Silva and it is going to be his second film after Kurbaan which is actually a flop at the box office although he have worked in the successful films like Student Of The Year as a writer. And the film is produced by Karan Johar.

Film Actors

The film has the lead of Emraan Hashmi and Kangana Ranaut with Sanjay Dutt as in supporting role along with,

  • Neha Dhupia
  • Kader Khan
  • Angad Bedi
  • Randeep Hooda

Item Song

It has been reported that the Aashiqui 2 famed actress Shraddha Kapoor is going to be seen performing an item number in this film if all goes well.

Shooting Scheduled and Locations

Shooting Started On – May 2013

Shooting Ended On – Not Completed Yet

Shooting Locations – Mumbai

1st Day Collection and Report For Ungli(Predictions)

Although the movie contain lots of stars and even the story is good but as stated above that it is releasing with Phata Poster Nikla Hero which means that even if Ungli gets a better start than Phata Poster Nikla Hero they still gonna affect each other business.

Although there’s gonna be no big difference in both the film box office collections.

Predicted Day By Day Collections

Friday – 4-6 crores

Saturday -7-8 crores

Sunday -7-9 crores

1st Week Total Collection –  18-20 crores


It is very hard to select this week choice as both the movies are good and watchable, both are meant for family audiences as they both are comedy films and deserved to be watched. so, you can watch any of the choice. Rating – 3.5/4.0

Movie – Watchable

About The Movie

Director – Rensil D’Silva

Producer – Karan Johar

Release – 20th September 2013

Budget - 30 Crores

Expected business – 45-55 crore+


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