Anil Kapoor is Arjun Kapoor's paternal uncle. This film marks the first time the two have worked together on film.
Anees Bazmee was impressed with Amrita Singh's Punjabi character of Arjun Kapoor's mother in 2 states 2014 and had offered her similar role in he film.A day before the film's Mahurat she walked out of the film due to creative difference and was replaced by Ratna Pathak Shah.
Anil Kapoor and his family were in London to celebrate 60th birthday of his wife Sunita when he came to know that Anees Bazmee is looking for someone to play Arjun Kapoor's father in the film he suggested Sanjay Kapoor's name as he to was in London.
This film marks the first time Anil and Sanjay Kapoor share screen space though just for 1 scene.
Senior actors Ratna Pathak Shah,Pawan Malhotra and Sanjay Kapoor act opposite Anil Kapoor for the first time and play his older siblings.In real life Anil Kapoor is older to all of them.
Was the second time Arjun Kapoor played a dual role, the first being Aurangzeb (2013).
Sanjay Kapoor and Anil Kapoor act together for the first time though Anil Kapoor is elder brother in real life.Sanjay Kapoor plays the elder brother in the film.
Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor act together for the first time and bring their real life relationship of uncle and son on-screen.
Anil Kapoor mentions for a scene that his nephew stays in Punjab an is into drugs saying Udta Punjab.Which relates to the film 2016 film Udta Punjab which was based on drug racket of Punjab.
Anil Kapoor had recommend Anees Bazmee to direct the film hearing the idea of the plot.
Anees Bazmee said that Anil Kapoor has come out of his teens and stepped into his youth in Mubarkan.
First look of the film was released on 6th September 2016.An invitation card was released as with the dealer date of the film mentioning name of director Anees Bazmee and actors Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor.
Anees Bazmee turned choreographer for the song Baari Barsi Khatan Gaya Si which marked his debut as choreographer.
Anil Kapoor was going to play a guy from Chandigarh who is settled in London.Anees Bazmee and his writers decided to make his character as a Sardarji.