Katti Batti

Katti Batti (transl. 'Sometimes enemies, sometimes friends') is an Indian romantic comedy film directed by Nikkhil Advani and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur under the banner of UTV Motion Pictures. The film stars Imran Khan and Kangana Ranaut in the lead roles.[3] This marked the final film appearance of Khan. The first look of the movie was revealed on 12 June 2015,[4] and the trailer of the movie was released on 14 June 2015.[5][6] The film was released on 18 September 2015.[7][8]

Katti Batti
Directed byNikkhil Advani
Written byAnshul Singhal
Nikkhil Advani
Produced bySiddharth Roy Kapur
StarringImran Khan
Kangana Ranaut
Vivan Bhatena
CinematographySoumik Mukherjee
Edited byMaahir Zaveri
Music bySongs:
Shankar Ehsaan Loy
Background Score:
Gulraj Singh
Distributed byUTV Motion Pictures
Release date
  • 18 September 2015 (2015-09-18)
Running time
135 minutes
Budget₹340 million[1]
Box officeest. ₹259 million[2]


Madhav 'Maddy' Kabra (Imran Khan) is an architect who falls in love with Payal (Kangana Ranaut) during college. After college they begin a live-in relationship for 5 years until suddenly Payal leaves Maddy. While all his friends tell him to forget about Payal, Maddy crazily tries to find Payal and win her back, during which the story flashes back to what happened during their 5-year relationship. Finally Maddy finds out that Payal is dying of cancer. Maddy and Payal patch up and live happily for 4 months until Payal dies in Maddy's arms, making him promise that he'll always keep this love alive in his heart and love again.



Katti Batti
Soundtrack album by
Released12 August 2015 (2015-08-12)[9]
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelZee Music Company
Shankar Ehsaan Loy chronology
Dil Dhadakne Do
Katti Batti
Katyar Kaljat Ghusali
External audio
  Audio Jukebox on YouTube
Singles from Katti Batti
  1. "Sarfira"
    Released: 12 August 2015
  2. "Sau Aansoon"
    Released: 21 August 2015

The soundtrack of Katti Batti was composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy and the lyrics were written by Kumaar. The first song titled "Sarfira" was released on 12 August 2015. The music rights for the film were acquired by Zee Music Company. The full audio album was released on 27 August 2015.[10][11]

Track listing
1."Sarfira"Siddharth Mahadevan, Neeti Mohan, Qaran Mehta04:04
2."Sau Aasoon"Shankar Mahadevan, Rasika Shekhar05:41
3."Lip To Lip"Nikhil D'Souza, Ritu Pathak04:09
4."Ove Janiya"Mohan Kannan06:06
5."Jaago Mohan Pyaare"Siddharth Basrur, Digvijay Singh Pariyar, Raman Mahadevan & Rasika Shekhar04:32
6."Ove Jaaniye (Reprise)"Sayani Palit04:48
Total length:29:16

Box officeEdit


Katti Batti grossed approximately 52.8 million (equivalent to 64 million or US$900,000 in 2019) on opening day.[12] Its two days total stand at 105.3 million (equivalent to 130 million or US$1.8 million in 2019) as it collected same collection on its second day as it collected on its first day.[13] The film grossed around 157.4 million (equivalent to 190 million or US$2.7 million in 2019) in its first weekend.[14] On its fourth day the film collected 19.1 million (equivalent to 23 million or US$330,000 in 2019) net.[15] The film collected 16.0 million (equivalent to 19 million or US$270,000 in 2019) net on its fifth day.[16] The film collected 225 million (equivalent to 270 million or US$3.8 million in 2019) net in its first week worldwide.[17]


The film grossed an estimated 77.2 million (equivalent to 94 million or US$1.3 million in 2019) internationally within its first four days.[15] By the end of its first week, the film had grossed approximately 93.9 million (equivalent to 110 million or US$1.6 million in 2019) internationally.[18]


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  12. ^ KoiMoi – Box Office – Katti Batti Has Just About Fair Beginning. M.koimoi.com. Retrieved on 19 September 2015.
  13. ^ KoiMoi – Katti Batti Struggles On Day 2 (1st Saturday) At The Box Office. M.koimoi.com. Retrieved on 21 September 2015.
  14. ^ Boxoffice. Boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved on 21 September 2015.
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  16. ^ KoiMoi – Katti Batti Has A Very Low 1st Tuesday (Day 5) At The Box Office. M.koimoi.com (23 September 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-01.
  17. ^ Tuteja, Joginder (25 September 2015) KoiMoi – Katti Batti’s 1st Week Box Office Report : Imran’s 3rd & Kangana’s 2nd Consecutive Flop. Koimoi.com. Retrieved on 2015-10-01.
  18. ^ KoiMoi – Katti Batti : 1st Week Overseas Box Office Collections. M.koimoi.com (25 September 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-01.

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