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Friday, September 29, 2023

Rajkummar Rao’s ‘Citylights’ turns 9!


 Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao has carved a niche for himself with his body of promising performances back to back.

From ‘Omerta’, to ‘Bheed’ to ‘Badhaai Do’, there’s no character Rajkummar hasn’t tried his hands on. ‘Citylights’, a film ahead of its time has completed nine years on Tuesday.

Directed by Hansal Mehta, the film is truth wrapped in a nutshell. This actor director duo has given the audience some of the best on-screen stories to remember. This duo also shares a great bond offline.

For the unversed, the film also marked Rajkummar and Patralekhaa’s collaboration on-screen. The audiences highly appreciated and loved their performances. However, behind the scenes, off-camera romance brewed in real life and the couple adjourned the journey to their forever and also tied the knot on November 15, 2021.

‘Citylights’ is a story that revolves around how a common man arrives in the city of dreams Mumbai to make it big and the challenges and hurdles that try every bit to crush him and put him down. The film had released in 350 screens and was also nominated for BAFTA Awards. This film is one of the best performances of Rajkummar and also recieved wide critical acclaim from a wider audience.

On the professional front, Rajkummar will be seen next in ‘Stree 2’, ‘Guns and Gulaabs’, ‘Mr and Mrs Mahi’, and ‘Srikanth Bolla’ biopic.

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