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Pagalpanti (2019 film)

Pagalpanti (transl. Madness) is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action comedy film directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Abhishek Pathak, Krishan Kumar and Kumar Mangat Pathak.[3] The film stars an ensemble cast of Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Ileana D'Cruz, Arshad Warsi, Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Urvashi Rautela and Saurabh Shukla.[4][5]

Pagalpanti film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAnees Bazmee
Produced byBhushan Kumar
Abhishek Pathak
Krishan Kumar
Kumar Mangat Pathak
Written byAnees Bazmee
Screenplay byRajiv Kaul
Praful Parekh
Anees Bazmee
Story byAnees Bazmee
Rajiv Kaul
Praful Parekh
StarringAnil Kapoor
John Abraham
Ileana D'Cruz
Arshad Warsi
Pulkit Samrat
Kriti Kharbanda
Urvashi Rautela
Saurabh Shukla
Music bySongs:
Yo Yo Honey Singh
Tanishk Bagchi
CinematographySunil Patel
Edited byPrashant Singh Rathore
Distributed byPanorama Studios (India)
Anand Pandit Motion Pictures (International)[1]
Release date
  • 22 November 2019 (2019-11-22)[2]

Principal photography of the film commenced on 17 February 2019 in London.[6][7][8] It is scheduled to be release on 22 November 2019.[2][9]


3 men, considered as losers in their lives by the people, plan to get rich along with their girlfriends by fooling 2 gangsters and robbing their money.




Pagalpanti was announced on 21 September 2018.[18] In April 2019, Bazmee shared his experiences of shooting in London. In a statement he said, "Shooting in London was not less then a roller-coaster ride. We had a few difficulties considering the weather conditions there."[19]


The principal photography began in February 2019 with shooting of film in London.[6] The London schedule of the film ended in the last week of April 2019, with this principal photography of the film was completed.[20][21][4][6] John Abraham was injured while filming an action scene for the film in Mumbai.[22]

Marketing and releaseEdit

Ahead of the release of the film a sequel has been planned. Kumar Mangat, the producer said "It is going to be a big franchise, and our team has started work on the script for part two...."[23][24][25] The first teaser poster was released on 18 October 2019.[26] On the same day the character posters of the ensemble cast were released.[27][28] The trailer of the film was released on 22 October 2019 by T-Series. It has garnered 19 million views since its release.[29]The official second trailer of the film was launched on 12 November 2019.[30]

The release date of the film was advanced and is scheduled to be released on 22 November 2019.[2]


Soundtrack album by
StudioT-Series Studios
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The music of the film is composed by Sajid–Wajid, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Tanishk Bagchi and Nayeem-Shabir, with lyrics written by Shabbir Ahmed, Kumaar and Yo Yo Honey Singh.

The song "Tum Par Hum Hai Aatke" from the film Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya which was originally composed by Himesh Reshammiya, lyrics by Sudhakar Sharma and sung by Kumar Sanu and Kavita Krishnamurthy, was recreated by Tanishk Bagchi.[31][32][33]

The song "Bimar Dil" from the film ChaalBaaz which was originally composed by Laxmikant–Pyarelal, lyrics by Anand Bakshi and sung by Mohammed Aziz and Kavita Krishnamurthy, was recreated by Tanishk Bagchi.[34]

Track listing
1."Tum Par Hum Hai Atke"Shabbir AhmedTanishk BagchiMika Singh, Neha Kakkar2:58
2."Thumka"Yo Yo Honey SinghYo Yo Honey SinghYo Yo Honey Singh2:50
3."Bimar Dil"Shabbir AhmedTanishk BagchiJubin Nautiyal, Asees Kaur5:00
4."Dil Mera"Shabbir AhmedSajid-WajidArijit Singh, Shreya Ghoshal5:00
5."Pagalpanti (Title Track)"KumaarNayeem-ShabirVishal Dadlani, Badshah, Benny Dayal 


  1. ^ "Anand Pandit Motion Pictures join hands with Panorama Studios International... Acquire #India distribution rights of #Pagalpanti... 22 Nov 2019 release". Taran Adarsh. 7 November 2019. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "John Abraham pushes release date of Pagalpanti to make way for Nikhil Advani's Marjaavaan". Mumbai Mirror. 5 September 2019. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Pagalpanti': John Abraham and Ileana D'cruz's comedy entertainer to release on this date". The Times of India. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
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  6. ^ a b c "JOHN ABRAHAM, ANIL KAPOOR, ILEANA D'CRUZ, KRITI KHARBANDA TO START SHOOTING FOR PAGALPANTI IN LONDON". Mumbai Mirror India Times. 13 February 2019. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  7. ^ Kulkarni, Onkar (17 October 2019). "How Mubarakan inspired Pagalpanti's team to shoot the film in London - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  8. ^ Kulkarni, Onkar (15 October 2019). "Anees Bazmee: The cast of Pagalpanti is already telling me to begin the film's sequel - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  9. ^ Chaudhury, Shreshtha (15 September 2019). "Pagalpanti Release Date: John Abraham-starrer's release recheduled". Republic World. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  10. ^ Anil Kapoor [@AnilKapoor] (5 March 2019). "Apun 𝐖𝐢𝐅𝐢 𝐁𝐡𝐚𝐢...apna network tower se nahi power se chalta" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  11. ^ John Abraham [@TheJohnAbraham] (18 October 2019). "Dil naram hai dimaag garam hai... baaki sab shani maharaj ka karam hai!!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  12. ^ Ileana D'Cruz [@Ileana_Official] (18 October 2019). "Panauti se pyaar kiya... Aur life ka banta dhaar kiya!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  13. ^ Arshad Warsi [@ArshadWarsi] (18 October 2019). "Apne talent mein kami nahi hai bhai...Isiliye chain nahi mil raha hai!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  14. ^ Pulkit Samrat [@PulkitSamrat] (18 October 2019). "Jab zubaan ki phislan se mehbooba behen ban jaati hai, to dimaag ka dahi hojata hai!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  15. ^ Kriti kharbanda [@kriti_official] (18 October 2019). "mujhe pata hai yeh sab pagal hain isi liye toh mujhe Pagal samajhte hain Main pagal nahin hoon, bas mera thoda dimaag nahin chalta ." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  16. ^ Urvashi Rautela [@UrvashiRautela] (18 October 2019). "Hoor pari jaisi ladki ko bhootni kehte ho... Sharm nahi aati bhootni ke!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  17. ^ Anees Bazmee [@BazmeeAnees] (10 March 2019). "Meet Raja Sahab aka @saurabhshukla_s ! #pagalpantionset @TSeries @PanoramaMovies @AnilKapoor @TheJohnAbraham @ArshadWarsi @PulkitSamrat @Ileana_Official @UrvashiRautela @kriti_official" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  18. ^ "संजय और अनिल में 'पागलपंती' की रेस, देखते हैं किसमें है कितना दम". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). 5 September 2018.
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  20. ^ "Urvashi Rautela wraps up her next comedy 'Pagalpanti' in London". Times of India. 28 April 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  21. ^ "Anil Kapoor on working with Arshad Warsi: He is an integral part of our Pagalpanti". India Today. 7 March 2019.
  22. ^ "John Abraham injured on the sets of 'Pagalpanti', won't shoot for next few weeks". Times of India. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  23. ^ "Anil Kapoor, John Abraham's Pagalpanti gets a sequel ahead of 22 November release". First Post. 24 April 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  24. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Women's Day Special - John Abraham, Ileana D'Cruz starrer Pagalpanti has a female dominated crew and Anees Bazmee is all PRAISES for them!". Bollywood Hungama. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  25. ^ "Anees Bazmeereveals interesting details about John Abraham's character in Pagalpanti". Bollywood Hungama. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  26. ^ "Teaser poster of John Abraham and Anil Kapoor starrer 'Pagalpanti' released, Check it out here". Indian Wire. 18 October 2019.
  27. ^ "From John Abraham to Ileana D'cruz; Here are the character posters of team 'Pagalpanti' - Times of India". The Times of India. 18 October 2019.
  28. ^ "Pagalpanti character posters: John Abraham, Ileana D'Cruz, Anil Kapoor all set for a laugh riot". mid-day. 18 October 2019.
  29. ^ Pagalpanti Trailer - Anil, John, Ileana, Arshad, Urvashi, Pulkit, Kriti | Anees | Releasing 22 Nov. T-Series. YouTube. 22 October 2019.
  30. ^ "Pagalpanti Trailer 2 - Anil, John, Ileana, Arshad, Urvashi, Pulkit, Kriti - Anees - Releasing 22 Nov". YouTube. T-Series. 12 November 2019.
  32. ^ "Pagalpanti song Tum Par Hum Hai Atke: John Abraham, Ileana D'Cruz recreate Salman Khan-Kajol's hit 21-year-old number". Hindustan Times. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  33. ^ "Pagalpanti song Tum Par Hum Hai Atke: John Abraham, Illeana D'cruz groove to rehash of Salman-Kajol's 1998 track". 24 October 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  34. ^ "Urvashi Rautela turns into a bewitching ghost in this remake of Sridevi's hit song". Mumbai Mirror. 8 November 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019.

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