Brand New Movie Nights Set to Hit Garden Square
It’s true that Garden Square hosts an epic series of movies over the course of the summer every year. Now, a new series of movie nights is set to hit the city that many residents might love.
Alongside Saturday movie nights in the Square, this summer, Garden Square will play Bollywood films every Thursday night at 7 p.m., from July 5-August 30.
This is in partnership with the International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA)
So, if you love Bollywood movies, or you just want to catch this series of unique nights in the Square, grab your lawn chair and gear up for Thursday nights.
“Come prepared to sing and dance!” reads the City’s website.
Here’s the full lineup of Bollywood movies and their synopses, as found on the City’s website.
July 5 - Munnabhai MBBSMunna is a criminal who sets out to fulfill his father’s dream of becoming a doctor. With help from his sidekick Circuit, he enrolls himself in medical college and drives Dr Asthana up the wall.
July 12 - Lage Raho Munna BhaiA hilarious underworld gangster known as Munna Bhai falls in love with a radio host who runs an elders’ home, which is taken over by an unscrupulous builder. Munna, who is now masquerading as a Professor specializing in the life of Mahatma Gandhi, must now battle his very own forces and the builder - but he has one ally on his side - none other than the great man - Mahatma Gandhi himself. Only trouble is that Munna may have problems convincing everyone about this presence - as he is apparently is the only one who can see and hear him.
July 19 - English VinglishA tradition-minded Indian housewife (Sridevi) enrolls in an accelerated English-language course after she finds herself unable to place a simple order in an American restaurant.
July 26 - PaheliKishanlal marries the beautiful Lachchi, but the day after the wedding, he leaves on business for five years. When Kishanlal reappears only a few days later, Lachchi is delighted, but this new Kishanlal is in fact a spirit who has taken the form of Lachchi’s husband, after having seen her by chance and fallen in love with her. Four years later, the real Kishanlal returns and the townsfolk must determine who is who.
August 2 - PartnerPrem likes to think he knows more about women than the average man. Growing up with six sisters made him more sensitive to the female psyche, and he’s turned that experience into a successful career helping other men land the women of their dreams. One of his newest clients is Bhaskar, who has fallen in love with his wealthy boss, Priya. While helping Bhaskar, Prem develops feelings for Naina, a journalist who doubts his matchmaking skills.
August 9 - Love Aaj KalTwo lovers break up after they realize that their career goals are pulling them in different directions.
August 16 - Chalo DilliEn route to her destination via plane, a busy executive gets stranded with a middle-class, fast-talking male, and chaos ensues.
August 23 - Mary KomA chronicle of the life of Indian boxer Mary Kom, who went through several hardships before audaciously accomplishing her ultimate dream.
August 30 - Heer Ranjha (Harbhajan Mann)
An epic love story in which two lovers Heer and Ranjha get along with each other but unfortunately it’s not easy. Ranjha must fight his way to Heer.