Lagaan, Gadar: Bollywood’s Biggest Hits Celebrate Their Anniversaries
Cinema, a magical world, where new stories are created every day, often gives us films that become eternally iconic. While some films fail to make a mark amongst the audience, some films become cult classics. Films like Lagaan, Gadar were made two decades ago but people still remember Sunny Deol’s Mai Nikla Gaddi Leke and Aamir Khan’s intense cricket match with the British. Fans and actors have now started celebrating these films as milestones. Every year, as these cult classics complete another year of being released, we see the cast and the fans of these films celebrate it as an anniversary.
Interestingly Lagaan, Gadar amongst the many hit films released today. June 15 marks the 20th anniversary of these films. Other hit films like Phir Hera Pheri, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Baahubali also became the talk of the town when everyone celebrated its anniversaries this year.
This Aamir Khan starrer film completed 20 years of its release today. The film was directed by Ashutosh Gowariker who gave the audience a film that positively shaped cinema forever. The film is for every patriotic person out there, and it never gets too old to see young Aamir play cricket for a cause.
Sunny Deol’s Gadar: Ek Prem Katha is another classic that complete 20 years of its release today. Starring Ameesha Patel, the film was directed by Anil Sharma. The film’s songs are still heard by people, and even if you sit down to watch the film for the 100th time, you will not be bored of it.
Phir Hera Pheri
The 2006 comedy film completed 15 years of its release on June 11. Starring Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal, the film still remains a source for memes. There is no other film that can make you laugh as hard as this one. The audience is asking for a third part as well, and if the rumours are to be believed, the film might happen soon.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
The Ayan Mukerji directorial completed 8 years on May 31. This film is special to many because we all could find ourselves in Bunny, who was chasing his dreams. We all found a little bit of ourselves in Naina, who let go of her love, and we all found our friends in Aditi and Avinash. Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone’s chemistry was also something people loved. If you ever want to feel good, you can always watch this movie.
Baahubali created history when it released six years ago in 2015. Starring Prabhas, Tamannaah Bhatia, the film garnered much praise and appreciation from the fans. The film broke many box office records as well. The sequel of the film was equally lauded, and even after six years of its release, people still are not over the action, the thrill and the drama that the film had to offer.