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Dear Zindagi (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 23 November 2016 (USA)
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Kaira is a budding cinematographer in search of a perfect life. Her encounter with Jug, an unconventional thinker, helps her gain a new perspective on life. She discovers that happiness is all about finding comfort in life's imperfections.

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Gauri Shinde

Writer:

Gauri Shinde
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alia Bhatt ... Kaira
Shah Rukh Khan ... Dr. Jehangir Khan
Kunal Kapoor ... Raghuvendra
Priyanka Moodley Priyanka Moodley ... Young Woman
Prateek Jain Prateek Jain ... Young Man
Aditya Roy Kapoor ... Furniture dealer
Ali Zafar ... Rumi
Bobby Duggal Bobby Duggal ... Director
Angad Bedi ... Sid
Darwin Darwin ... Good Looking Man
Raj Bhansali Raj Bhansali ... Raunaq
Sharic Sequeira Sharic Sequeira ... Kaitos 2nd AC
Dilip Dilip ... Focus Puller
Akanksha Gade Akanksha Gade ... Alka
Ira Dubey ... Fatima
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This is the story of Kaira, a budding cinematographer in search of perfect life. A chance encounter with Jug, an unconventional thinker, helps her gain new perspective about life. She discovers that happiness is all about finding comfort in life's imperfections.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

23 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dear Life See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$977,928, 25 November 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,397,133, 25 November 2016
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SRK and Akshay Kumar are the only 2 senior actors that have act with both Bhatt sisters (Pooja and Alia). Pooja Bhatt appeared with SRK in "Chaahat" in 1996 and with Akshay Kumar in "Angaraay" in 1998 while Alia appeared as a young girl in "Shangrash" with Akshay in 1999. See more »

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a one time watch.. there are much better films out there in Hollywood on this topic
28 November 2016 | by rohatgiaseemSee all my reviews

characters: Alia, her lame friends, SRK in usual character and together with some lame old songs: breakup, just to go hell. Btw did I mention lame parents who eat/ drink like Page 3 but think like lower middle class when it comes to career and profession.

Alia Bhatt carried the whole movie by making her character seem realistic, maybe because SRK didn't work hard on his character and couldn't step into the character's shoes and substituted pschyological investigation with the usual SRK charm and acting like a friendly college kid.

Laughed a lot with this movie, and most of the attempts to tackle real work people issues in this movie seemed really lame. If you really want to see a movie like this watch Good Will Hunting. But this movie would have angered a hell lot of people who actually have family issues in this world


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