Dunki True Story: Who is 'real-life' Visa Engineer Mannu played by Taapsee Pannu?

Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Taapsee Pannu, and more, Dunki is a true story based on the illegal immigration technique used by fraudsters known as Donkey-flight.

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Among the much-awaited movies of the year, Dunki will hit theaters on December 21, 2023. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, Dunki revolves around a group of friends who aspire to go to London, however, are not bright in English. Dunki features Shah Rukh Khan, Taapsee Pannu, Boman Irani, Vicky Kaushal (in a special appearance), and more in the leading roles. As per reports, Dunki is a true story based on the illegal immigration technique used by fraudsters known as Donkey-flight. Dunki has been made in many real-life locations and the movie is inspired by many true places and people of Punjab including Taapsee Pannu's character of Visa Engineer Mannu. Now, the question arises who is Mannu, Visa Engineer, played by Taapsee Pannu in the movie Dunki? Below is everything you need to know about Dunki True Story- 

 

Is Taapsee Pannu's character Mannun based on a real character?

 

The answer is yes. Taapsee Pannu's character's name in Dunki is Mannu. During a discussion for the Red Chillies YouTube channel, Shah Rukh Khan, Raju Hirani, and Taapsee Pannu talked about the 'real-life' Visa Engineer Mannu. However, not giving away much, Shah Rukh Khan shared a picture of an office named The Visa Engineers. Interestingly, SRK took a dig at Taapsee Pannu saying that she studied to become a 'Visa Engineer'. However, in reality, there is no such post like a Visa Engineer. But, Visa Engineer is the name of an office which is involved in immigration services in Jalandhar, Punjab. 

 

Interestingly, The Visa Engineers shared the clip on their official Facebook handle expressing their gratitude to the film-makers and Shah Rukh Khan for featuring them. The Visa Engineers wrote, "Feeling immensely grateful and excited to share that The Visa Engineers has been featured in the upcoming video for Dunki, a spectacular production by Red Chillies Entertainment, starring the iconic Shahrukh Khan, the talented Tapsee Pannu, and helmed by the visionary Rajkumar Hirani. A huge thank you to this incredible team for sharing our work in their project!"

 

 

"Dunki is set to hit screens worldwide on 21st December 2023, produced by the brilliant duo Rajkumar Hirani and Gauri Khan.  To catch all the behind-the-scenes and the magic of Dunki, be sure to watch the full video on Red Chillies Entertainment's official YouTube channel. Sending a heartfelt wish of good luck to the entire Dunki team on the release. Can't wait to witness Hardy's magic on the big screen." The Visa Engineer is near Jalandhar Bus Stand Area. 

 

 

 

 


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