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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

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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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Opening Weekend USA:

$977,928, 25 November 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,397,133, 25 November 2016
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This film coincidently marks exactly after 20 years the Bhatt sisters have work with SRK. Pooja Bhatt first worked with SRK in "Chaahat" in 1996. See more »

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Alia bhatt and Shahrukh Khan nailed it and that is how read below
24 November 2016 | by jhangirknSee all my reviews

Why do I want to write the 4th comment on The Dear Zindagi? I am not sure - almost everything that could be possibly said about it has been said. But like so many other people who wrote comments, I was and am profoundly moved by this simple and eloquent depiction of hope and friendship and redemption.

The only other movie I have ever seen that effects me as strongly is fan and Om Shanti OM. Both movies leave me feeling cleaner for having watched them.

I didn't intend to see this movie at all: I do not like simple movies and I don't normally watch them. , I check out this movie and watch it and it makes me feel better." At the time, I thought that was very strange. I absolutely would not watch under any circumstance or things that I had seen too many times already., so I watched it. I have watched it four times since then and it gets better with every showing.

No action, no special effects - just a girl seeking help with her life.

The fourth best movie I have ever seen. I do not judge it by it's technical merits - I don't really care about that. I have read that ShahRukh Khan have a small role but when I watched it this role really matters a lot. They may have the best technique or be the most influential motion pictures ever made, but not the best. The best movies are ones that touch the soul. It takes a movie like The Dear Zindagi to touch the soul.


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