The film’s worldwide collection of Rs 40 crore, against its Rs 10 crore budget, and its mark the 4th highest-grossing film of1997 worldwide
Bollywood’s King Shah Rukh Khan and Mahim a Chaudhry starrer Blockbuster hit 90s Musical-Drama ‘Pardes’ has completed 22 years today. The film is directed by Subhash Ghai and it was released on 8th August 1997.
While some are calling it the best love story in Indian cinema, some are all in for SRK’s portrayal of romance. Not only that but everyone seems to be in love with the beautiful chemistry between Mahima and Shah Rukh.
22YearsOfPardes: Fans take to social media to celebrate Shah Rukh Khan and Mahima Chaudhry’s 90’s hit
The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Alok Nath, Mahima Chaudhry, and Apurva Agnihotri. And Mahima Chaudhry won the Best Newcomer Award for her performance. Moreover, the film was remade in Telugu as Pelli Kanuka (1998).
Pardes is a story that revolves around Arjun (Shahrukh Khan) and Ganga (Mahima Chaudhary). A running theme throughout the film is also the beauty and worthiness of Indian culture and values, which are often overwhelmed by the perceived desirability of Western culture and values.