Dear Zindagi, starring Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan, will make a television debut on 23rd April 2017. Released on 25 November last year, it garnered rave reviews and was rated one of the best films of the year. The slice of the life film was loved by the audience and went on to become one of the biggest hits of 2016. The world television premiere of Dear Zindagi is on 23rd April at 12 PM on Zee Cinema and we are super excited for it. We have jotted down some reasons to watch Dear Zindagi’s world television premiere in case you missed it earlier. Have a look:
The story is refreshing, relatable and close to our lives
Let’s admit it. None of us has a perfect life. We all are running, shouting, abusing, struggling, falling, doing whatever we can to achieve the perfect state of happiness in our life. But at the end of the day, we fail to be happy and true to our hearts and often question ourselves and blame our life. Dear Zindagi deals with all these questions related to our lives.
It is a refreshing story about Kiara (Allia Bhatt), a twenty-something girl who is ambitious and confident but confused with her life choices. Her love life is not moving as per plans, her dream job is far from reach and on top of that, her landlord has recently asked her to vacate the apartment she is living in. Overall, Alia’s life is totally messed up like most of the youngsters.
All these situations are ruining Kiara’s life and finally, she decides to visit phycologist Dr. Jehangir Khan (Shah Rukh Khan) for therapy. Kiara’s story is something we all can relate and connect to. It is refreshing and answers some of the biggest perplexity questions that we have.
Allia Bhatt has emerged as the top young actress in the last couple of years. She has played a character with which every modern Indian girl can relate to. In Dear Zindagi, she is at the top of her game. Portraying the role of a modern day metro girl, Alia makes you cry and smile at the same time. Her character is so true and beautifully crafted that you fall in love with her instantaneously. Alia manages to add some extra aggression and rawness to her character which makers it even more interesting. Overall, Alia has played something which is quite unconventional and different from what we usually see in Bollywood movies.
Shah Rukh Khan
Who needs a reason when Shah Rukh Khan is the lead actor of the film. Still, Dear Zindagi is a welcome change for all fans who want to see SRK in matured roles. Shah Rukh is essaying the role of a phycologist (Dr. Jehangir Khan) who helps Ali overcome her depression through a series of life-changing lessons. Shah Rukh Khan’s charm, wit, and truthfulness to his character are the main highlights of the movie. We bet you will surely fall in love with Dr. Jug’s charm and simplicity.
Gauri Shinde made a fantastic directional debut with ‘English Vinglish’ in 2012. With Dear Zindagi, Gauri carried on where she left her first film. If ‘English Vinglish’ celebrated the life of ambitious Indian housewives, Dear Zindagi focuses on millions of people who are somewhere or somehow stuck in their life.
Gauri Shinde’s direction is top-notch as she manages to bring Kaira’s sensitive and complex story with ease. Her storytelling is gripping and easy flowing. With Dear Zindagi, Gauri has once gain proved that she is one of the most celebrated directors of Bollywood and her films are unconventional and different from typical Bollywood dramas.
Life lessons from Dr. Jehangir Khan
As mentioned above, our life is far from being perfect. In fact, no one has a perfect life and it’s all about finding happiness in those small things. We all have problems in our lives. Some are heartbroken, some don’t have dream jobs, some have family issues, some don’t have time, some don’t have money.
There are millions of problems and questions, we go through in our lives. Most of us want to live life to the fullest and want solutions to these problems. But the fact remains that despite our best efforts we somehow remains stuck in a life circle and need someone who can help us. Dr. Jug is our best bet as he will share some really important life lessons which in a way will bring some sunshine to your life.
Dear Zindagi is a slice of a life film everyone should watch. So don’t miss the world television premiere of Dear Zindagi on 23rd April at 12 PM on Zee Cinema.
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