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3 Idiots (2009)

PG-13
170 min | Comedy, Drama

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Writers
Rajkumar Hirani (screenplay) | Abhijat Joshi (screenplay) (story) | Vidhu Vinod Chopra (screenplay associate) | Chetan Bhagat (novel "Five Point Someone")
Composers
Shantanu Moitra (background music) | Atul Raninga (background music) | Sanjay Wandrekar (background music)
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Budget
रू550,000,000
Opening weekend
$1,645,502
Gross (US & Canada)
$6,532,874
Gross (World)
$10,741,063
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Release date
Dec 23, 2009 (United States)

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Aamir Khan
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Raju Rastogi Raju Rastogi   See fewer
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Chatur 'Silencer' Ramalingam Chatur 'Silencer' Ramalingam   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 305,188 votes