shot-button
Subscription Subscription
Home > Entertainment News > Bollywood News > Article > 22 years of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Revisiting Bhansalis timeless cinematic masterpiece

22 years of 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam': Revisiting Bhansali's timeless cinematic masterpiece

Updated on: 18 June,2021 03:41 PM IST  |  Mumbai
mid-day online correspondent |

The concept of love, separation, patience, and sacrifice, 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' - starring Aishwarya Rai, Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan, received roaring applause from everyone across the nation and bagged several awards

22 years of 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam': Revisiting Bhansali's timeless cinematic masterpiece

On the sets of 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' (Photo/PR)

It was this day today when Sanjay Leela Bhansali's iconic film 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' hit the theatres. With his flair for storytelling, impeccable cinematic sense, lavish sets, and soulful renditions, the ace filmmaker transported the audience into a different world in 1999. 


Not only did the film become a massive box office hit, but it also left critics awe-struck as it was the first time anyone had witnessed Bhansali's grandeur sense of cinema. Even after 22 years of its release, the film still remains fans' all-time favourite.


On the sets of `Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam` (Photo/PR)
On the sets of ''Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam'' (Photo/PR)


The film featured one of the brilliant performances by Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Ajay Devgn. Be it Sameer's fun attitude and style, Nandani's innocence and unparalleled beauty, or Vanraj's love and generosity, each of Bhansali's characters resonated with the audience and evoked empathy for their pain. 

Known for his soulful and beautiful music, it was with 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' that Bhansali brought to the table a taste of music that was completely new in Bollywood.

Also Read: This photo from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam's sets is being talked about