‘Dil Chahta Hai’, released 20 years ago, was a successful film. The film was released on this day in 2001. Superstars Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Akshaye Khanna were seen as three friends in the movie. There was talk of a sequel to this film for a long time. In an interview, the director of the film Farhan Akhtar said that he never thought of making a sequel to this film in his mind.
Farhan made his directorial debut with the film
In an interview with news agency PTI, Farhan has said that the idea of making a sequel of ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ never came to his mind. The film depicts the ups and downs in the lives of three friends. It is shown in the movie that there are many changes in life and love life.Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni and Dimple Kapadia were also seen in the film. The film marked Farhan’s directorial debut.
No plans to pen the character of the film
Farhan said the story of American filmmaker Richard Linklater’s romantic film trilogy ‘Before’ continues every nine years with its lead character. He cited the example of the film trilogy ‘Before’ and said that he has no plans to reveal where his characters are today. Farhan said that he never thought about where these three lead characters would be after 20 years.
Farhan launched Excel Entertainment through the film
When ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ was released, the film’s director Farhan was only 27 years old. Today Farhan has turned 47 years old. It was a film that was appreciated by the audience. The film also got 8.1 out of ten ratings on IMDb‘s website. ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ became a defining film of the new decade. It was through this film that Farhan also launched his production company Excel Entertainment.
Along with directing, Farhan also wrote the film. Ahead of the film’s 20th anniversary, Farhan said that he is full of emotions about the film. Shankar Ehsaan Loy gave the music of the film. The lyrics of the song were penned by Javed Akhtar, a well-known writer and Farhan’s father. This film of Farhan is counted among the memorable movies based on friendship.