Dil Bechara

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Dil Bechara
Directed byMukesh Chhabra[a]
Produced byFox Star Studios
Screenplay bySuprotim Sengupta
Based onThe Fault in Our Stars
by John Green
StarringSushant Singh Rajput
Sanjana Sanghi
Saif Ali Khan
Music byA. R. Rahman
Edited byDeepa Bhatia
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date
  • 29 November 2019 (2019-11-29)[2]

Dil Bechara (transl. The helpless heart) is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language romantic comedy film directed by Mukesh Chhabra and produced by Fox Star Studios.[3] It is based on author John Green's 2012 novel The Fault in Our Stars, which was also adapted in film as the The Fault in Our Stars (2014). The film stars Sushant Singh Rajput and debutant Sanjana Sanghi in the lead roles, and features music composed by A. R. Rahman.[4] Chhabra, a prominent casting director, will make his debut as director with the film. The first look poster of the film was released on 9 July 2018 which featured the back of the two leads sitting atop a bus with an oxygen cylinder next to them.[5][6] Singh shared the poster via his Twitter handle.[7]



In October 2017, it was announced that casting director Mukesh Chhabra will make his directorial debut with the remake of The Fault In Our Stars, starring Sushant Singh Rajput.[9] In March, 2018, it was announced that A. R. Rahman will compose the film's music.[10] It was followed by the announcement of the lead actress, debutant Sanjana Sanghi.[11] The film's principal photography began on 9 July 2018 under the working title of Kizie aur Manny in Jamshedpur.[12] The music rights of this film has been acquired by Sony Music India. On 18 October 2018 Fox Star Studios suspended director Mukesh Chhabra from his services following sexual harassment allegations against him.[1] in August 2018, a song was shot in one of the premier colleges of Ranchi. On 29 August 2018, Farah Khan was shooting a song with Sushant Singh Rajput in the film.[13]. It was also reported that a song and few scenes would be shot in Paris as a part of film's last schedule.Mukesh Chhabra returned to the service after getting clean chit on #Metoo allegations from ICC.[1]

In February 2019, the title of the movie was officially changed to "Dil Bechara". This new title of the film has been drawn from the lyrics penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya & composed by A. R. Rahman for one of the tracks of the film, as the makers felt that this title embodied the theme of the movie perfectly. [14]


The film score and soundtrack are composed by maestro A. R. Rahman with lyrics penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The music rights of this film has been bought by Sony Music India.

Dil Bechara
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelSony Music India


  1. ^ Mukesh was suspended from his services following sexual harassment allegations against him[1]


  1. ^ a b PTI (20 October 2018). "#MeToo fallout: Mukesh Chhabra removed from 'Kizzie Aur Manny' over sexual harassment allegations". Economic Times. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  2. ^ Taran Adarsh [@taran_adarsh] (7 March 2019). "Release date confirmed... Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi... #DilBechara to release on 29 Nov 2019...Directed by Mukesh Chhabra... Produced by Fox Star Studios" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "The Fault in Our Stars' Hindi Adaptation Titled Kizie Aur Manny". CNN-News18. 11 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  4. ^ "First poster of Sushant Singh Rajput's Kizie Aur Manny has Rajinikanth. See pic". Hindustan Times. 9 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Remakes to look forward to in the coming months". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Kizie Aur Manny New Poster with an Oxygen Cylinder - Movie Alles". Movie Alles. 19 October 2018. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  7. ^ Bhowal, Tiasa (11 July 2018). "Kizie Aur Manny: Sushant Singh Rajput To The Fault In Our Stars Author John Green, 'Won't Let You Down'". NDTV. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Now, Saif Ali Khan joins Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi's love story in Paris". Mumbai Mirror. 8 January 2019. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  9. ^ "BREAKING: Mukesh Chhabra to direct The Fault In Our Stars remake, Sushant Singh Rajput in lead". Bollywood Hungama. 6 October 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  10. ^ Bhushan, Nyay (7 March 2018). "A. R. Rahman Signs Up for Bollywood Remake of 'Fault in Our Stars'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  11. ^ "'The Fault In Our Stars' remake: Sushant Singh Rajput to romance Sanjana Sanghi in Mukesh Chhabra's film". Daily News and Analysis. 19 March 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  12. ^ "'The Fault In Our Stars' Hindi remake 'Kizie Aur Manny' features a Rajinikanth twist". The Economic Times. 9 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  13. ^ "One Shot Wonder: Farah Khan is in awe of Sushant Singh Rajput". 30 August 2018. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi's Kizie Aur Manny gets a new title". 8 February 2019. Retrieved 8 February 2019.

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