Knock Out (2010 film)

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Knock Out
Knockout movie.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Mani Shankar
Produced by Sohail Maklai
Written by Mani Shankar
Starring Sanjay Dutt
Kangana Ranaut
Irfan Khan
Gulshan Grover
Rukhsar Rehman
Sushant Singh
Abdullah Jaidi
Music by Gourov Dasgupta
Vishal Dadlani (lyrics)
Panchhi Jalonvi (lyrics)
Shellee (lyrics)
Cinematography Natarajan Subramaniam
Distributed by Sohail Maklai Entertainment Pvt Ltd
Aap Entertainment Limited
Release date
  • 15 October 2010 (2010-10-15)
Running time
117 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office 622.3 million (US$9.6 million)

Knock Out is a Bollywood thriller film directed by Mani Shankar. Released on 15 October 2010, the film stars Sanjay Dutt, Irfan Khan and Kangana Ranaut. Knock Out is an unauthorized remake of Phone Booth. In October 2010, the Bombay High Court ordered the film's producers to pay a portion of their revenues to 20th Century Fox who own the rights to Phone Booth. The film was a flop the Indian boxoffice.[1]



Knock Out was poorly received by critics. Nikhat Kazmi of The Times of India rated the film 2 out of 5 stars.[2]


The film's music is given by Gourov Dasgupta with background score by Atul Raninga and Sanjay Wandrekar. The soundtrack has five original tunes, one remix and an alternate version of one song.[3]

Song Singers Lyrics Music Director
1. "Knock Out" Title track Vishal Dadlani Panchhi Jalonvi Gourav Dasgupta
2. "Khushnuma Sa" Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Panchhi Jalonvi Gourav Dasgupta
3. "Hungama" Sunidhi Chauhan Panchhi Jalonvi Gourav Dasgupta
4. "Maula" KK Panchhi Jalonvi Gourav Dasgupta
5. "Khushnuma Sa Woh" Krishna Beura Shelle Gourav Dasgupta
6. "Hungama (Remix)" Sunidhi Chauhan Panchhi Jalonvi Gourav Dasgupta
7. "Gangubai Pe Aai Jawani" Sumitra Iyer, Sanjeev-Darshan Sameer Sanjeev-Darshan


  1. ^ "BBC Asian Network - Love Bollywood - Downloads". BBC. 
  2. ^ "Knock Out". Times of India. Retrieved 17 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Knock Out Music Review and online listening link". Music Aloud. Retrieved 2010-09-30. 

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