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Total Dhamaal trailer launch highlights: Anil, Ajay and Madhuri in ‘wildest adventure of the year’

Total Dhamaal stars Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh and Javed Jaffrey among others. The Indra Kumar directorial is the sequel to 2011 film Double Dhamaal and the third installment in the Dhamaal franchise.

Written by Priyanka Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: January 21, 2019 5:26:33 pm
total dhamaal poster Total Dhamaal is set to release on February 22.

Total Dhamaal is set to bring back Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit onscreen after many years. That’s not all. The third film in the Dhamaal series also stars Ajay Devgn, apart from Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh and Javed Jaffrey. The film is directed by Indra Kumar, who has also helmed Dhamaal (2007) and Double Dhamaal (2011).

The team of Total Dhamaal has kept the buzz high around the film by sharing behind-the-scenes clicks, movie stills and videos. The makers on Monday launched its trailer.

Total Dhamaal was previously scheduled to release in December 2018. But owing to its VFX and post-production delay, it got postponed. Total Dhamaal will now arrive on February 22, 2019.

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Follow all the latest updates from the trailer launch of Total Dhamaal.

17:25 (IST)21 Jan 2019
In case you missed the trailer of Total Dhamaal, watch it here again

17:10 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Total Dhamaal cast made a grand entry

Madhuri Dixit, Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi and other cast members of upcoming film Total Dhamaal entered the trailer launch venue in quite a stylish manner. The actors drove a jeep to the venue and waved at the paparazzi and fans around. (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)

16:54 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Riteish Deshmukh calls Total Dhamaal a “crazy adventure”

Riteish Deshmukh took to Twitter and wrote, “Total Madness = #TotalDhamaalTrailer - Brace yourselves for the craziest adventure.”

16:41 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Team Total Dhamaal at the trailer launch

Total Dhamaal actors Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Johnny Lever, Arshad Warsi, Ajay Devgn and others marked their presence at the trailer launch event in Mumbai. (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)

16:25 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Pulkit Samrat feels Total Dhamaal trailer is 'full paisa wasool"

Pulkit Samrat is all praise for Total Dhamaal trailer. The actor called the trailer a 'full paisa wasool, seeti maar trailer" in a tweet.

16:10 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Arshad Warsi on Total Dhamaal: It is going to be crazy

"It's going to be chaotic, it’s going to be crazy, it’s going to be none other than Total Dhamaal," Arshad Warsi said via Twitter.

15:55 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Madhuri Dixit says Total Dhamaal was too much fun

Madhuri Dixit tweeted, "Shooting for #TotalDhamaal was so much fun 'cuz of the amazing people & the talented team I had the chance to work with."

15:40 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Total Dhamaal trailer: Our verdict

In an era when Bollywood is being hailed for producing content-driven films, Total Dhamaal will probably stand out for wasting talented actors, money and energy on something that doesn’t even look like one of those ‘brainless comedies’ which you can laugh at.

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15:28 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Milap Zaveri tags Total Dhamaal as blockbuster

Milap Zaveri wrote on Twitter, "TOTAL BLOCKBUSTER 😂😂😂🔥👏👏👏 @Indra_kumar_9 @ajaydevgn @ArshadWarsi @Riteishd @kookievgulati @MadhuriDixit @bomanirani @iamjohnylever @jaavedjaaferi #TotalDhamaal"

15:02 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Anil Kapoor on meeting PM Modi

"It was wonderful meeting him. I had been wanting to meet him since he was Gujarat CM. Some meetings are destined. It was very inspirational. I have never seen someone working so hard," says Anil Kapoor.

15:01 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Indra Kumar on Dhamaal films

"I agree Double Dhamaal was good but not as good as first Dhamaal. So, we have tried our best to not leave you with any complaints," says Indra Kumar.

15:01 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Everybody loves Indra Kumar, says Ajay Devgn

"The script was so funny. It was my first reason to do the film. And honestly, everybody loves Indra Kumar and his goodwill in the industry is unmatchable," says Ajay Devgn.

15:00 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Indra Kumar praises Total Dhamaal writers

"Whoever we narrated the script to, they used to say yes. So I would give credit to my writers," says Indra Kumar.

14:58 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Madhuri Dixit on Total Dhamaal

"When I heard the script, I felt it was so funny. It gave me something different to do so I knew I had to do this film," says Madhuri Dixit.

14:53 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Indra Kumar laments not working with Sanjay Dutt

"It would have been a lot more fun if Sanjay Dutt had been there but his dates were not available. It left both of us unhappy," says Indra Kumar.

14:51 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Total Dhamaal trailer: Quick take

Indianexpress.com's Mimansa says, "Total Dhamaal offers a mixed bag of comedy, adventure and a dozen characters. While the makers try to bring in many elements in this wild adventure, it also becomes a disadvantage at several places. It looks like each actor is vying for maximum screen time. With so much action happening, your mind begins to lose track of things."

14:49 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Total Dhamaal is like a dream project for all of us: Indra Kumar

"This is like a dream project for all of us. Getting all these guys together is not easy but we got them and we thank them. But I would thank Ajay because he got it together," says Total Dhamaal director Indra Kumar.

14:48 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Anil on working with Madhuri again

"We have had a phenomenal association. To be back together is not only professionally great but also emotionally," says Anil Kapoor.

14:46 (IST)21 Jan 2019
It was wonderful working on Total Dhamaal: Anil Kapoor

"More than anything else, it was wonderful working on this set with Indu ji and everyone else. When the director and the producer are so good, everything else is good. There was no moment in the film which had a hiccup," says Anil Kapoor.

14:44 (IST)21 Jan 2019
Arshad Warsi on Ajay Devgn

"Ajay Devgn is the quiet, funny one. You never know what is coming your way," says Arshad Warsi.

Total Dhamaal will also feature Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha in a special recreated version of the song "Mungda".