Dear Zindagi 2016: Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt: Movie Review

Dear Zindagi Movie Review

Dear Zindagi, an impressive take on life…

The film pairs King Khan and Alia Bhatt together for the first time is a cool and light-hearted take on the various things that often hurt and trap us all in life. The film has been able to impress the critics along with the audiences for sure!

The cast looks unique, but you would not believe the freshness they spared with their charisma onscreen. The film, on the whole, is impressive and nothing less! Carrying an amazingly positive message to spared, this is the kind of film, and you must look forward to, undoubtedly.

Even though there is cash crunch in the country, there is nothing that could come in the way of a Shah Rukh Khan fan to reach the theaters. The film is a must watch, and we strongly recommend the movie to all you fun lovers and also to the ones who feel life is giving them enough of ups and downs.

Here is our take on the film’s plot on the whole:


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Dear Zindagi has roped in some power packed performances from both the actors. And it is a story of a girl called Kaira, who is a cinematographer in the film. She happens to meet Jehangir Khan aka Jug, played by Shah Rukh Khan who plays the role of a psychiatrist. He helps Alia out while she suffers from heartbreak, he shall be seen motivating the girl to look at life from an all-new viewpoint.

The movie also has some more brilliant actors playing supportive roles, like Kunal Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Ali Zafar.

The movie doesn’t have a lot of big twists and turns, it’s a rather simple film with a simple layout and addresses the simple aspects of life. The movie is nothing al of us can relate, and we strongly recommend it to you all!

Dear Zindagi: Star Cast

  • Shah Rukh Khan
  • Alia Bhatt
  • Kunal Kapoor
  • Aditya Roy Kapur
  • Ali Zafer

Story Plot

So basically it revolves around a young, hard working and energetic 20 something old bubbly girl who has been left broken after a failed relationship. The story and the presentation of the entire script are heartwarming and extremely pleasing.

Alia is a fantabulous and real actor, and she shall be seen putting her heart and soul in the role, making it appear as real as possible. The story line is sensitive, pleasing and very sweet. From the makers of English Vinglish, these people know how to bring out perceptive emotions and make people follow you throughout the film.

Critics Review & Rating

The movie – Dear Zindagi has received some overwhelming reviews from the B-town critics. Meena Iyer (Times of India reporter) said, “Feisty Alia, one of the better actors of the current generation, turns in a nicely nuanced performance. And SRK in his sober-avatar possessing infinite gyaan tempts you to seek out a therapist. If you’re in the mood to do some soul-searching this weekend, this film could do it for you.” Apparently, Manjusha Radhakrishnan (Gulf News reporter) stated, “The tale of a twenty-something cinematographer, Kiara (Alia Bhatt), who’s undergoing a crippling quarter-life-crisis, is joyously entertaining. If you are looking for a heartwarming, sensitive film about troubled twenty-somethings, then make a date with Dear Zindagi. You won’t live to regret it.

Our overall film rating for our readers is 3.5/5.

A pleasant take on life, presented in a refreshing layout!

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We recommend you to watch the film with your entire family and make this weekend all the more pleasing and tranquil. This is a light-hearted flick and offers a change from the routine and regular romance or action. A must on your to-do list this weekend! Popcorns or Nachos anyone?

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