22 years of Dil Chahta Hai: Farhan Akhtar celebrates career milestone

Farhan Akhtar made his debut as a filmmaker with the movie Dil Chahta Hai 22 years ago. The film, starring Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna and Preity Zinta, marked a departure from formula films, introducing a new genre of bromance and travel-based narrative that we have all come to love and enjoy. With its fresh storyline and enjoyable music, Dil Chahta Hai remains one of the most loved Hindi films of all times.

As the film completed 22 years of release, Farhan Akhtar shared a video that had behind-the-scenes footage from the film. It also included footage of the first-time director talking about his creation. He wrote, “22 years ago a Goa plan worked out and the rest is history! #dilchahtahai.” Take a look:

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Among many of his blockbusters, Aamir Khan`s `Dil Chahta Hai` is one of the most loved films that is still fresh in the hearts of the audience. When the film was released in 2001, Aamir Khan brought a new wave with his distinct fashion style, dialogues, and uber-cool hairstyle. Dil Chahta Hai is indeed a cult movie that is counting 22 years of its release and as Akash Malhotra, Aamir Khan brought a plethora of entertainment that is still a force to reckon with for the audience. 

In Dil Chahta Hai, Aamir Khan gave the nation a new style that went on to create a trend. As Akash, Aamir garnered immense love from the audience. His goatee look went viral and was widely replicated by lots of young fans. Moreover, Aamir was also seen dwelling on a different feeling when the carefree Akash who doesn`t believe in love falls in love with Shalini, played by Preity Zinta. 

Moreover, the dialogues of Aamir Khan from Dil Chahta Hai were also famous that are still popular among the youth. Be it him saying, `Aaj Pooja, kal koi dooja` or `Mujhe achchi filmein bilkul pasand nahin`, all such interesting dialogues went on to become staple quotes among the audience. Dil Chahta Hai is still one of the most favorite films of the nation that is still fresh even 22 years after its release.