Buddies in India

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Buddies in India
Buddies in India poster.jpeg
Chinese teaser poster
Chinese 大闹天竺
Directed by Wang Baoqiang
Starring Wang Baoqiang
Bai Ke
Vikramjeet Virk
Yue Yunpeng
Liu Yan
Music by Sunny Subramanian
Lekaihua Entertainment (Wuxi)
Huoerguosi Enlight Media
Beijing Hairun Pictures
Tianjin Maoyan Media
YiMa Shidai Media (Beijing)
Shanghai Mengmi Media
Beijing Wanhe Tianyi Media[1]
Distributed by Tianjin Maoyan Media
Beijing Enlight Pictures
Huaxia Film Distribution[1]
Release date
  • 28 January 2017 (2017-01-28) (China)
Running time
99 minutes
Country China[1][2]
Language Mandarin
Box office US$107.9 million[3]

Buddies in India (Chinese: 大闹天竺) is a 2017 Chinese action adventure comedy film directed by comedian and actor Wang Baoqiang, in his directorial debut, and also starring Wang.[1][2][4] It was released in China by Tianjin Maoyan Media, Beijing Enlight Pictures and Huaxia Film Distribution on January 28, 2017.


An acrobatic monkey loving circus guy accompanies son of a recently deceased CEO to India to recover his will. His uncle sends many thugs to eliminate them but by sheer luck and dedication of the acrobatic circus man, the young heir of the corporation escapes with his life. Reaching their destination point they understand the acrobat was a long lost son of the CEO's friend and he send his son to India with the aim to fulfill his promise to his friend who is staying in India.



Principal photography was taking place in India in early May 2016.[5] The movie is scheduled to be released on 28th Jan, 2017.[6]

Vikramjeet Virk is the first Indian actor to play the character of the much-revered character of Bull King.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d "大闹天竺(2016". cbooo.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "大闹天竺 (2016)". movie.douban.com (in Chinese). douban.com. Retrieved November 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.boxofficechina.com
  4. ^ Ryan, Fergus (May 27, 2016). "China, India Promote Cultural, Historic Ties Through Film". China Film Insider. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  5. ^ Ryan, Fergus (May 25, 2016). "Live-Streaming Apps Boom in China, Fuel Celebrity, Create New Stars". China Film Insider. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Actor Wang Baoqiang to Make Directorial Debut". english.cri.cn. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 
  7. ^ "Vikramjeet Virk lands epic role in Indo-Chinese film - Times of India". Retrieved 2016-07-11. 

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