Bhagam Bhagis an Indian Hindi language film released in 2006. The main genre of the film is comedy, drama and mystery. Bhagam Bhag starring Akshay Kumar, Govinda, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Lara Dutta, Arbaz Khan, Jackie Sherof, Shakti Kapoor, Sharart Saxena, Manoj Joshi and Razaq Khan. While Tanushree Dutta makes a special appearance in the film. The film was directed by Priya darshan and produced by Sunil Shetty and Dhillon Mehta.
Champak Seth is a director of Theatre (Natak) Company. The whole team was offered to perform in London. Babla and Bunty are two flirt buddies in the group and both wanted to be heroes of the show. Their flirty behaviour with heroine of the show makes her run away, now the duo needed to find a new heroine. But somehow the members of the group were framed for a murder.
Bhagam Bhag budget was ₹24 crores and it grossed about ₹67.8 crores. The film received positive reviews regarding the acting of the cast members especially Akshay Kumar, he is a treat to watch according to Gullu Singh of Rediff. The Times of India appreciated the film and give it 3 stars out of 5. The approval rating on IMDb is 6.5/10. The film has 11 songs, all lyrics were written by Sameer and music composed by Pritam.
Production Company: Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Limited and Popcorn Motion Pictures
Produced by: Sunil Shetty and Dhillon Mehta
Directed by: Priya darshan
Running Time: 159 minutes
Release Date: December 22, 2006
Amazing facts about Bhagam Bhag (2006)
Sunil Shetty was the first choice for the role of Babla played by Govinda.
Govinda and Akshay Kumar worked together for the first time in Bhagam Bhag.
Sunil Shetty is the producer of the film and was also considering the role of Babla for himself. Govinda told him casually that his acting career is declining so Shetty offered the role to Govinda.
Shusmita Sen was signed for the lead role but later opted out.
Akshay Kumar told in an interview that Govinda encouraged him to be a hero.
The film was originally titled as “Hasna Mana Hai” at its launch.
The movie was inspired by famous movie “Vertigo”.
Shahid Kapoor and Ajay Devgan were also considered for the role of Babla.
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Cast Members of Bhagam Bhag (2006)
Akshay Kumar as Bunty
Govinda as Babla
Paresh Rawal as Champak Seth
Rajpal Yadav as Gullu Singh
Lara Dutta as Aditti /Munni
Arbaz Khan as Vikram Chauhan
Jackie Sherof as Commissioner J.D Mehra
Shakti Kapoor as Guru
Sharart Saxena as Fredrick
Manoj Joshi as Manu bhai Gandhi
Razaq Khan as Hakka