Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Dunki’ to release a day early overseas- Here’s what we know

Shah Rukh Khan has been in the headlines lately for his back-to-back blockbuster hits. The actor’s recent film Jawan is doing wonders and has crossed the benchmark of Rs 900 crore. This is his second movie reaching such a great success after Pathan. Now, the star is all set to astound the audience yet again with his third film for the year Dunki.


The comedy-drama will be hitting the theatres on the 22nd of December, 2023. As per reports, it is known that the film will be released one day before in the international markets. It will be premiering on the 21st, as a part of some big plans lined up for the film. The movie is highly anticipated not just by the audience but also by the stakeholders. It will turn out to be a global phenomenon.

The reason for opening the film a day prior to the international viewers is to provide them with top-notch content rising from the Hindi cinema. Also, to maximize the reach of the movie. As SRK is a global sensation and is liked by fans overseas, it is a huge opportunity for the star to showcase his versatility.

Dunki movie is directed by the award-winning director Rajkumar Hirani. The film is produced by Gauri Khan, Hirani and Jyoti Deshpande under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment, Jio Studious and Rajkumar Hirani Studious. Other than SRK, the movie also features Taapsee Pannu, Dia Mirza and Boman Irani in key roles.

The film revolves around a social drama and showcases the illegal immigration done with the help of a technique named as ‘Donkey Flight.’