Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol’s Baazigar To Re-Release In Theatres As Part Of Retro Film Festival – News18

Published By: Dishya Sharma

Last Updated: March 23, 2024, 10:52 IST

Baazigar was released in 1993. (Photo Credits: Instagram)

Baazigar emerged to be a cult classic and marked significant milestones in SRK, Kajol and Shilpa Shetty’s careers.

Who doesn’t remember Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Shilpa Shetty starrer thriller film Baazigar? Helmed by the director duo Abbas Mastan, the film was released in the year 1993 and emerged to be a cult classic and has marked significant milestones in SRK, Kajol and Shilpa’s careers. It was among the biggest hits of that year and went on to be iconic especially because of its engaging storyline, powerful dialogues, standout performances and songs like Baazigar O Baazigar and Ye Kaali Kaali Aankhein, which still feel so fresh even after 30 years of its release.

And now, after 31 years, fans can again enjoy the film on the big screen as Baazigar is all set to re-release at the theatres as a part of the Retro Film Festival.

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Friday took to Instagram and shared the exciting news with his fans. He shared a poster of his 1993 film and wrote in the caption, “Flashback to a time when magic unfolded on the silver screen! Inviting you to relive those moments at our Retro Film Festival with the iconic Bollywood classic – ‘Baazigar.’ As someone who had the privilege to bring this magic to life, I’m thrilled to join you in this nostalgic journey. Let’s celebrate the timeless era of Bollywood together!”

Soon after the Don actor shared the news, his fans swamped down the comment section and shared their reactions. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana dropped a red heart emoticon. A user wrote, “All time favourite movie Baazigar.” Another user commented, “Still watched it in 2024, one of my favourite movies ever.” One fan wrote, “The most versatile character ever played by you Shah.”

Baazigar gave SRK a career-defining role, as he played an anti-hero in the film seeking revenge for the injustice done to his family and it marked one of the biggest hits in Kajol’s career. Actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra made her Bollywood debut with Baazigar.

SRK’s iconic dialogue “Kabhi Kabhi Jeetne ke liye kuch haarna bhi padta hai..aur haar kar jeetne waale ko Baazigar Kehte Hain” is still etched in fans’ hearts even after 31 years.