With all the good reviews pouring in, seems like the Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Dear Zindagi’, has not only conquered the domestic box office but also moved audiences on foreign shores. Breaking the traditional norms of movie making, the film is a pleasant surprise for both Indian and international audience.
The film has been appreciated by cinema goers across borders for its unusual story, Gauri Shinde’s distinctive vision and powerful performances by the lead actors. Not only has the film endeared movie lovers, it has also broadened the parameters thus creating a wide audience for itself. Dear Zindagi has generated an instant connect and is being described as a perfect coming of age film that people can clearly relate themselves with. As rightly put by Meena Iyer in her Times Of India review, “Dear Zindagi holds up a mirror to Life”
Pratim D Gupta also mentioned on Telegraph that, “Sometimes an awkward handshake, sometimes a big hug but never a fake air kiss. Dear Zindagi deserves love and support!”
New York Times in their review also stated that “ Ms Shinde’s insightful movie, is a resounding victory.”
Recommended by cinema lovers across the globe, the film has been described as a breath of fresh air. The Gulf News review concluded “If you are looking for a heartwarming, sensitive film about troubled twenty-somethings, then make a date with Dear Zindagi.”
With positive reviews floating all over and a strong word-of-mouth, the magic of Dear Zindagi is expected to just further grow among the audience in the coming days.