|Directed by||Kabir Khan|
|Produced by||Salman Khan, Rockline Venkatesh|
|Story by||K. V. Vijayendra Prasad|
|Production company||Salman Khan Films, Kabir Khan Films|
|Distributed by|| Eros International|
|Release dates||17 July 2015|
|Running time||159 minutes|
|Budget||₹90 crore (US $13 million)|
|Box office||est. ₹626 crore (US $93 million)|
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (English translation: Brother Bajrangi) is a 2015 Indian drama film directed by Kabir Khan. Scripted by K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, the film was produced by Salman Khan and Rockline Venkatesh. It stars Salman Khan and Harshaali Malhotra, with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kareena Kapoor Khan in supporting roles. Khan stars as Bajrangi, an ardent devotee of Hindu deity Hanuman, who embarks on taking a mute six-year old Pakistani girl (Malhotra) separated in India from her parents back to her hometown in Pakistan.
Made on a budget of ₹90 crore, the principal photography commenced in November 2014. The cinematography was done by Aseem Mishra and was edited by Rameshwar S. Bhagat. The soundtrack was composed by Pritam, who collaborated with Julius Packiam to score the background music. The film was released worldwide on 17 July 2015 and grossed approximately ₹ 626 crore worldwide and became the second highest grossing Indian film at the time, behind PK.
In October 2015, the film was broadcast on Star Gold and became the most watched Bollywood movie in the history of television. It had 15.5 TRP in its world television premier beating the previous record held by the film 3 Idiots. The film was nominated for Best Film and Best Actor in the 61st Britainia Filmfare Awards, as well as other categories, and bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Story. The film has, garnered the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment at the 63rd National Film Awards.