Prasad Sharma (Sunil Dutt), is a simple minded farmer who has one
ambition in life.
that is to see his son, Munna (Sanjay Dutt), becoming a doctor.
Sunil Dutt plays father to real son
Sanjay in MBBS
to full fill his dreams, Hari sends Munna for his graduate studies
with full financial backing.
Munna’s destiny decides to take a sudden turn for the worse.
gets dragged into the dreary world of gangsters and goons.
of completing a doctorate’s degree, Munna ends up becoming Mumbai
‘s underworld don. He
hides the truth from his father.
goes well for Munna until his father decides to pay him a visit.
has fixed his son’s marriage with a fellow doctor, by the name of
Suman (Gracy Singh).
impress his father, Munna poses as a doctor and even constructs
a hospital. But
this pickle proves to be an impossible task for Munna.
not long before Hari discovers the truth. And that’s when all hell
breaks loose in the most comical way.
is totally heartbroken, which prompts Munna to change his ways for
the better. He decides to become a doctor.
Gracy Singh who falls in love with the
film faced a few cast changes during the planning stages.
Rukh Khan was supposed to play the part of Munna but then he was
replaced by Sanjay Dutt.
female lead also underwent a lot of changes. Aishwarya Rai was first
choice but since she was busy with her other films, she was replaced
by Rani Mukherjee.
too backed out and the role went to Tabu. But it was not long before
she left too.
role finally went to Gracy Singh of the Armaan fame.
characters in this film include Zaheer (Jimmy Shergill) who suffers
from cancer but only wants the tender care of Dr Munnabhai.
is Circuit (Arshad Warsi) who plays the sidekick of Munna throughout
comedy is directed by Rajkumar Hirani. His past achievement includes
work in the editing department for Hindi films.
recently received the Best Editor award at the Zee Cine Awards for
director Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Mission Kashmir.
Sanjay Dutt as Munnabhai MBBS
is actually, the producer for Munnabhai MBBS. He is currently
working on two projects which includes a Hindi film titled Yagna
and Move 5, an English language thriller.
watch this space for further updates near its release on 19th December
by Manish Gajjar, BBC Shropshire's Mr Bollywood.