Dive into ‘Dunki,’ Shah Rukh Khan’s emotive journey exploring immigrant aspirations and challenges. Join us in unraveling the tale of friendship, dreams, and struggles in this poignant cinematic masterpiece.
The highly anticipated collaboration between Shah Rukh Khan and director Rajkumar Hirani, “Dunki,” hit the big screens today, marking a poignant tale about the aspirations and struggles of illegal immigrants.
This film, starring Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, and Boman Irani, stands as their first joint venture and Hirani’s directorial return since his 2018 hit, Sanju.
According to The Hindustan Times, “Dunki” leaves its audience with a bittersweet experience, contrasting the glorified violence of “Animal,” making it an ideal family watch.
Reactions on Dunki
Post-viewing reactions flooded X (formerly Twitter), with Entertainment journalist Haricharan Pudipeddi praising the film’s resonance with NRI audiences. On the other hand, diverse opinions surfaced, including a parody account hailing SRK as the last of the stars and contrasting views on the film’s pacing and performances.
Predictions by Sacnilk.com estimate “Dunki” to notch ₹30 crore on its opening day in India, positioning it as Shah Rukh’s third-highest domestic box office opening this year.
About Dunki Movie
The film narrates the journey of four friends from a Punjab small town attempting to migrate to London via unconventional means after failing the visa qualification exam. Co-written by Hirani, Abhijat Joshi, and Kanika Dhillon, “Dunki” is a collaborative effort between Red Chillies Entertainment, Rajkumar Hirani Films, and Jio Studios.
Shah Rukh Khan, speaking passionately about the film, described it as his personal project, resonating deeply with his heart and appealing to a universal audience.
In a revealing interaction, Hirani shared the inspiration behind the film, rooted in the sight of houses in Punjab flaunting cemented replicas of Air India planes on their terraces, symbolizing aspirations for a better life abroad. He delved into the revelation of the ‘dunki’ route, shedding light on the struggles of those seeking a brighter future beyond Indian borders.