Fox Star India holds the exclusive TV and digital rights for Mukesh Chhabra’s ‘Dil Bechara’, which stars Sushant Singh Rajput and newcomer Sanjana Sanghi.
What is ‘Dil Bechara’ about?
‘Dil Bechara’ is the official remake of 2014 Hollywood romantic drama The Fault in our Stars based on John Green’s popular novel of the same name. Mukesh Chhabra makes his directorial debut with this movie, with Hindi adaptation by Shashank Khaitan and Suprotim Sengupta. ‘Dil Bechara’ is the story of Kizie Basu and Immanuel Rajkumar Junior or Manny and explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic adventure of being alive and in love. Together Kizie and Manny embark on an on-off-up-down-sad and sweet profound journey into the heart of that crazy little thing called life. It teaches them what it means to feel truly alive and fall in love.
Why is it streaming online & not cinemas?
‘Dil Bechara’ has premiered online on Hotstar due to the shutting down of cinemas in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. It was scheduled to release at cinemas on 15th November 2019 and then was postponed to 8th May 2020. However, due to the coronavirus situation, the film was put on hold. ‘Dil Bechara’ is now streaming on Hotstar globally including India, UK and USA.
What makes ‘Dil Bechara’ such an anticipated movie?
The hype surrounding ‘Dil Bechara’ elevated after the demise of lead actor, Sushant Singh Rajput on 14th June. Fans had trended that they wanted to see ‘Dil Bechara’ at cinemas but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the delay would have incurred extra burden on the film’s expenditure. ‘Dil Bechara’ is also the first Bollywood film Hotstar will be streaming first, directly on to its platform, skipping a theatrical release.
Where is ‘Dil Bechara’ available in India?
‘Dil Bechara’ is streaming free to India subscribers and non-subscribers of Disney+ Hotstar. All other content is behind a pay-wall.
Where is Dil Bechara available in UK & USA?
‘Dil Bechara’ is streaming free to UK & USA subscribers and non-subscribers of Hotstar. In the UK and USA, Disney+ Hotstar brand is not available. However, the service is known as just ‘Hotstar’ due to trademarks. In the UK, the Hotstar app is available on Amazon Firestick and mobile phones including Apple and Android devices. ‘Dil Bechara’ is free to watch. Other content can be subscribed at discounted price using the code ‘BA10’.
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