24 years of ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’: A complete package of a film

The Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ has clocked 24 years of its release and continues to be a favorite of the audience, especially the millennials.

The film, directed by maverick filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is known for its grandeur, music, styling and production design, and is considered to be one of Bhansali’s finest works.

The film presents a love triangle between Nandini (Aishwarya), Sameer (Salman) and the man she is ordered to marry, Vanraj (Ajay Devgn). It follows the story of Nandini, the daughter of a well-known musician, and Sameer, who comes from Italy to learn music from her father.

Marking 24 years of the iconic film, Bhansali Productions took to Instagram and shared some beautiful pictures from the film, looking at which one realizes how time has passed with the superstars getting aged like fine wine. Bhansali Productions wrote in the caption, “Celebrating 24 glorious years of the timeless tale that reflects the power of passion, sacrifice, and the beauty of true love”.

The film marked Salman’s second collaboration with Bhansali after their highly successful 1996 release ‘Khamoshi’. The music of ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ features many iconic songs like ‘Nimbuda Nimbuda’, ‘Tadap Tadap’, sung by KK and Dominic, the energetic ‘Dholi Taro Dhol Baaje’, and the title track ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’.

While Salman and Ajay are some of the biggest superstars of India, Aishwarya has represented India on many international platforms. Aishwarya’s recent outing ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ garnered praise, while Ajay Devgn’s ‘Drishyam 2’ revived Bollywood and set the cash registers ringing after lull. Salman’s ‘Kisi Ka Bhai, Kisi Ki Jaan’ also managed to pull in the crowds. Salman gearing up for his highly anticipated ‘Tiger 3’.

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