Jai Ho Movie Poster

Jai Ho

(जय हो)
24th January 2014- Action
An ex-army officer initiates a unique idea of propagating social responsibility among ordinary people and in doing so, crosses paths with a powerful political family.
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Director: Sohail Khan


Movie Cast

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Salman Khan Salman Khan Major Jai Agnihotri
Tabu Tabu Geeta Agnihotri
Danny Denzongpa Danny Denzongpa Home Minister (Villian)
Sunil Shetty Sunil Shetty Officer Arjun Kaul
Genelia D souza Genelia D souza Suman
Pulkit Samrat Pulkit Samrat Police officer
Mahesh Manjrekar Mahesh Manjrekar Babban
Sana Khan Sana Khan Home Ministers Daughter
Aditya Pancholi Aditya Pancholi Dilip Kadam
Mohnish Bahl Mohnish Bahl Ashok Pradhan
Tulip Joshi Tulip Joshi Anjali
Jeetu Verma Jeetu Verma Bad Boy
Nauheed Cyrusi Nauheed Cyrusi Simran
Naman Jain Naman Jain Kabir
Daisy Shah Daisy Shah Rinky (Jai's Neighbour and later Lover)
Mukul Dev Mukul Dev Shreekant Patil
Vatsal Seth Vatsal Seth Wali
Nadira Babbar Nadira Babbar Sulochana Agnihotri
Sharad S. Kapoor Sharad S. Kapoor Imran Siddhique
Ashmit Patel Ashmit Patel Sumit
Shashi Kiran Shashi Kiran School Watchman
Ravi Varma Ravi Varma Children Kidnaper's Head (as K. Ravi Varma)
Haroon Qazi Haroon Qazi Arun Singh
Sameer Khakhar Sameer Khakhar Drunken Man
Mahesh Thakur Mahesh Thakur Rehan
Vikas Bhalla Vikas Bhalla Suman's Brother
Sudesh Lehri Sudesh Lehri Pandit
Varun Badola Varun Badola Mr. Dsouza
Resham Tipnis Resham Tipnis Hansa Shah
Yash Tonk Yash Tonk Babu
Mohit Baghel Mohit Baghel Bad Boy 4
Santosh Shukla Santosh Shukla Maanik
Suved Lohia Suved Lohia Bad Boy 1
Manish Khanna Manish Khanna Blackmailer Doctor


Movie Details

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Movie NameJai Ho
Original Language Nameजय हो
Year2014
Release Date24th January 2014
Languages Hindi
StorylineAn ex-army officer initiates a unique idea of propagating social responsibility among ordinary people and in doing so, crosses paths with a powerful political family.
Story SummaryJai (Salman Khan), an ex-army officer, is passionate about helping people and overcomes criminals single-handedly. He was a major in the Indian Army, but was suspended because of a disciplinary action after he ignored the orders of the high command and went ahead to rescue a bunch of children from terrorists. He now lives with his mother (Nadira Babbar) as well as his sister Geeta (Tabu), whom are not on speaking terms with each other since Geeta married a Muslim man against her mother's wish.
Jai once helped a physically disabled girl, Suman (Genelia D'Souza) to write her examination, but on another day, during one of her other examinations, no one turned up to help, despite her persistent begging. Depressed, Suman commits suicide, by jumping of the building. Disturbed by this incident, Jai feels that unlike himself, people don't help others and hence plans to start a network system that works on the concept that everyone should help three people and should ask them to help three more people and so on. Jai believes that this network will help develop a better attitude among the people but faces disappointment.
One day, Jai beats a rich man who injured a child beggar. To take revenge, the rich man employs some goons who take Jai's sister Geeta and friend Rinky (Daisy Shah) into their custody. Jai saves them and breaks the hand of a goon who happens to be the henchman of an MLA (Mukul Dev), who is also the son-in-law of Home Minister Dashrat Singh (Danny Denzongpa).
The Home Minister takes it as a prestige issue and tries to avenge Jai by kidnapping his nephew but loses his son-in-law (Mukul Dev) in the process. When the Chief Minister Ashok Pradhan (Mohnish Bahl) comes to know about Jai's concept, as his own life was saved by a school girl, he intervenes to bring in a patch-up between Jai and Dashrat Singh. Instead, Dashrat Singh plans to kill him and frame Jai in the murder. But Jai runs away with the injured Chief Minister and saves him. Dashrat Singh's son Arjun Singh (Haroon Qazi) along with his goons attack Jai. Jai kills him but gets severely injured after getting hit by a knife that was punched in his back by Dashrat's daughter (Sana Khan) before he killed Arjun. A rickshaw driver (Mahesh Manjrekar) and army officer and former colleague Arjun Kaul (Sunil Shetty) help him to get to the hospital. Meanwhile, Dashrat Singh spreads the rumour in the media that Jai was responsible for trying to kill the Chief Minister but finally the Chief Minister recovers and reveals the truth leading to a crowd beating Dashrat Singh. Finally, the doctors successfully save Jai. Jai comes to know that his help-three-people concept worked well and the same concept saved his life. He walks out of the hospital to find thousands of people waiting for him and he thanks them all for making his concept a success. The plot of the story gives a message among the youth that one must practice and follow goodness.
Story TaglinePeople's Man
Run Time135 Mins
Censor Ratingu/a
Movie BudgetINR 65000000
Gross IncomeINR 18300000


Movie Crew

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Writer (story)A.R. Murugadoss
Writer (Screenplay)Dilip Shukla
ProducerSunil Lulla, Sohail Khan
Executive ProducerPrapti Doshi Moorthy
CinematographySantosh Thundiiayil
Film EditingAshish Amrute
Co-ProducerParvez Alam Khan, Zahir Khan
Art DirectorSabu Cyril, Rupin Suchak
MakeupSonam Chandna
Production ManagerKunal Borkar(post production)
Production ExecutiveHemraj Awasthi(executive in charge of production)
Background MusicSandeep Shirodkar
HairstyleSonam Chandna
Production DesignSabu Cyril
Music Composer Sajid Ali, Wajid Ali, Amal Mallik, Devi Sri Prasad, Sandeep Shirodkar(background music)
Costume DesignAlvira Khan, Ashley Rebello
castingMukesh Chhabra
line producerSagar Bhanushali(music video), Smita Jaykar
post line producerKapil Madnani
post producerYogiraj Shetty


Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. The first poster was unveiled by Salman Khan on 6 December 2013. It consists of a digitally merged image of thousands of fans rendering a portrait of Khan and was created by his fans.
  2. Salman Khan and Co-Actress Tabu,Further Shooting was brought to Kolhapur was shot in March 2013.In April 2013 Shooting was shifted to Lavasa where few action scenes and A Song 'Baaki Sab First Class' was shot.
  3. Jai Ho had the ninth highest first week of all time as it grossed INR81.72 crore (US$13 million) nett in its first week.
  4. The film suffered losses from piracy as a pirated print of the film was uploaded on YouTube by a Dubai-based user on January 28, 2014. The video had 1,08,151 views till the time it was taken off by the video-sharing site on February 1. A better print of the film was put up on Feb 2 morning.
  5. Shooting Was Done in Goa Karjat Mumbai Hyderabad Rome. Majority of the film has been shot in Mehboob Studios,whereas Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan Met in October 2013.
  6. Principal Photography Begun From 27th February 2013,shooting 12days shooting schedule in Dubai action scenes were shot in Wonderland.
  7. About the piracy DNA reported that Khan had requested that the ticket prices be kept at the minimum so that people could see the movie because of its message.
  8. Shooting started on 27 February 2013 but was then postponed from February to March. Shooting began in late March 2013.
  9. In July 2013 high octane action scenes was shot in Ramoji Film City.
  10. Jai Ho had around INR40 crore (US$6.3 million) spend on the production side. The film cost around INR65 crore (US$10 million) including marketing and prints but not including Khan's remuneration.
  11. The film is an official remake of the 2006 Telugu film Stalin directed by A. R. Murugadoss, with the plot of the film being inspired from Pay it Forward.
  12. Jai Ho was released on around 3900 screens in India. The domestic and overseas theatrical rights were sold for INR1.10 billion (US$17 million).
  13. The soundtrack of Jai Ho is composed by Sajid–Wajid (3 tracks), Devi Sri Prasad (1 track) and Amaal Mallik (3 tracks). The soundtrack was released on December 24, 2013, consisting of nine tracks.


Quotes

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  1. Subhash K. Jha gave it 4 stars out of 5 and says, "'Jai Ho' makes for an engaging if somewhat incomplete view of present-day corruption-ridden India".
  2. Anupama Chopra gave the movie 2.5 out of 5, wondering if it is even a film.
  3. Taran Adarsh gave it 4.5 stars out of 5 and calls it a "noble, well-intentioned message narrated in an entertaining format".


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