Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan write a love letter to Bollywood's Yash Chopra in 'Romantic' trailer
In the true spirit of romance, the Netflix series is landing on Valentine's Day.
From lavish romantic gestures to piercing dialogue, Bollywood has always been synonymous with love. In fact, it gave birth to an entire generation of stars whose art of captivating audiences was consummate and left their mark for decades to come. Netflix has brought together three generations of superstars in what can only be described as a letter to the prolific film industry in what can only be described as a tribute to the late legendary director Yash Chopra and his production company Yash Raj Films' documentary series The Romantics. love letter. From 1959 until his death in 2012, Chopra devoted five years of his life to Indian cinema. He is widely regarded as a pioneer of romanticism in the industry and is the mastermind behind such classic films as Chandni, Dil To Pagal Hai, Lamhe, Veer - Zaara and Jab Tak Hai Jaan.
In an upcoming trailer, a group of Bollywood superstars are invited to speak about the impact of Chopra's films on global culture. In this series of familiar faces, including the king of romance Shah Rukh Khan, who has worked with the director countless times on career-defining projects, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kayol, Ranimu Kerji, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan and Madhuri Dixit and many more Some. The trailer opens with the stars taking their seats, preparing for a fantastic trip down memory lane, and then follows industry great Karan Johar's poignant take on how Chopra's film stands out from the get-go statement. “I would watch all those beautiful movies, but Yash Chopra’s movies caught my eye,” Johar says in a clip before the video transitions to stunning visuals from Chopra’s amazing film catalog.
Notably, the trailer also offers insight into the personal impact Chopra and his son Aditya, who played a role in making Yash Raj Films the empire it is today, had on them and their careers Key role. Not only is Aditya an important aspect of his father's legacy, the director is behind some of the biggest hits in Bollywood to date, including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. For many stars, Aditya was the catalyst that took their careers to new heights. For Mukerji, this is reflected in how Aditya supports her vision of embodying the modern Indian woman. "I want to be an actor who talks about modern Indian women and he believes in my talent," she explained in the video. However, for Ranveer Singh, the director's decision to give him an upgrade has stuck with him. "He [Aditya] said, after your first audition I decided I was going to push you. I said 'how?' No one else saw it, only he saw it," Singh said.
Although highly praised by stars, Aditya has kept a low profile and his last interview is thought to have been around 1995, the year Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was released. In fact, he's so well hidden behind the scenes that Abhishek Bachchan described him as a "rumor," adding that he "doesn't exist" in the trailer. The video then cuts to an empty chair, suggesting where Aditya is being interviewed for the documentary. However, that moment is short-lived when the camera cuts quickly before the audience catches a glimpse of him. Aditya's anticipated appearance in the series is indeed a historic moment, considering the Netflix special is set to honor the role he and his father played in putting Bollywood on the map.
This epic four-part series will be told through the eyes of 35 of the biggest names in Hindi cinema They're all weighing Chopra's impact on Bollywood's pervasive influence. You can indulge in some Bollywood nostalgia with The Romantics, which hits Netflix on February 14. Until then, you can watch the trailer below.