3 Idiots (2009) Full Movie Analysis: Story, Cast, Review, Budget, Box Office Collection, Ratings & More

3 Idiots is a 2009 Indian Hindi language comedy-drama film directed by Rajkumar Hirani. It is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film star Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan,Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Omi Vaidya are in title roles. The music was composed by Sanjay Wandrekar, Atul Raninga, Shantanu Moitra and Shantanu Moitra.

3 Idiots (2009) Full Movie Analysis: Release Date, Story, Cast, Budget, Box Office Collection, Trailer, Songs, Awards, Review, Ratings & More

Directed byRajkumar Hirani
Star CastAamir Khan
R. Madhavan
Sharman Joshi
Kareena Kapoor
Boman Irani
Omi Vaidya
Produced byVidhu Vinod Chopra
Vinod Chopra Films
Written byAbhijat Joshi
Rajkumar Hirani
CinematographyC. K. Muraleedharan
Edited byRajkumar Hirani
Music byScore:
Sanjay Wandrekar
Atul Raninga
Shantanu Moitra
Shantanu Moitra
Distributed byReliance BIG Pictures
Release date25 December 2009 (India)
Running time171 minutes
Budget₹55.00 crores 
Box officeest. ₹460.00 crore

3 Idiots Movie Storyline

3 Idiots Movie Cast and Crew

  • Aamir Khan as Ranchhoddas “Rancho” Shamaldas Chanchad
  • R. Madhavan as Farhan Qureshi
  • Sharman Joshi as Raju Rastogi
  • Boman Irani as Dr. Viru “Virus” Sahastrabuddhe
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan as Pia Sahastrabuddhe
  • Omi Vaidya as Chatur Ramalingam
  • Rahul Kumar as Manmohan (nicknamed Millimetre)
  • Dushyant Wagh as adult Manmohan (Centimetre)
  • Mona Singh as Mona Sahastrabuddhe
  • Parikshit Sahni as Mr. Qureshi (nicknamed  Hitler Qureshi by Rancho and Raju)
  • Farida Dadi as Mrs. Qureshi, Farhan’s mother
  • Amardeep Jha as Mrs. Rastogi
  • Mukund Bhatt as Mr. Rastogi
  • Rajendra Patwardhan as Govind
  • Javed Jaffrey as the real Ranchoddas Shyamaldas Chanchad
  • Arun Bali as Shyamaldas Chanchad, father of Ranchhoddas Shyamaldas Chanchad
  • Ali Fazal as Joy Lobo
  • Akhil Mishra as Librarian Dubey
  • Rohitash Gaud as (real) Ranchoddas’s servant
  • Achyut Potdar as Machine Class Professor
  • Madhav Vaze as Mr. Lobo, Joy Lobo’s father
  • Olivier Sanjay Lafont as Suhas Tandon
  • Jayant Kripalani as a company head who conducts Raju’s job interview
  • Atul Tiwari as R.D. Tripathi
  • Rajeev Ravindranathan as ragging senior student
  • Supriya Shukla as a doctor with Pia

3 Idiots Movie Budget

3 Idiots is made on the budget of ₹55.00 Crore all inclusive.

CostCost Amount
Production CostNA
Prints and AdvertisementNA
Total Cost₹55.00 crore Approx.

3 Idiots Movie Box Office Collection

3 Idiots earned ₹12.99 Crore at the India box office on its opening day. On the second day, the film collected ₹11.64 Crore. On the third day, the film collected ₹13.25 Crore, taking total opening weekend collection to ₹79.07 crore.

WeekNet Collection
Week 1 Collection₹79.07 crore
Week 2 Collection₹55.79 crore
Week 3 Collection₹30.12 crore
Week 4 Collection ₹15.63 crore
Total 1 Month Collection₹180.61 crore
Overall CollectionAmount
India Nett₹202.95 crore
India Gross₹281.88 crore
Overseas₹142.73 crore
Worldwide Collection₹460.61 crore

3 Idiots movie has done overall box office collection of estimated ₹460.00 crore

3 Idiots Movie Awards


3 Idiots Movie Videos

3 Idiots Movie Trailer

3 Idiots Movie Songs

1) Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh Full Video Song
2) Jaane Nahin Denge Tujhe Full Video Song
3) Aal Izz Well Full Video Song
4) Give Me Some Sunshine Full Video Song

3 Idiots Movie Review

3 Idiots Movie Ratings

3 Idiots Movie IMDB Rating is 8.4 out of 10, PrimesWorld Rating for the 3 Idiots movie is 9 out of 10, Along with this Rotten Tomatoes Rating for the 3 Idiots movie is 100 out of 100, Also, overall Book My Show Rating for the 3 Idiots movie is 84 out of 100, and the Times Of India Rating for the 4.5 Idiots movie is 3.5 out of 5.

CRITIC Ratings

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Overall Ratings

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