Dil Bechara: Sushant Singh Rajput’s Final Film Will Be Pure Heartbreak


Dil Bechara: Sushant Singh Rajput’s Final Film Will Be Pure Heartbreak

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July 24 is an important date for Sushant Singh Rajput’s fans and admirers alike. The late actor will light up our screens for the last time with his final film, Dil Bechara, the trailer for which dropped today.

Based on John Green’s 2012 bestseller The Fault In Our Stars, the Bollywood adaptation sees Rajput and debutante Sanjana Sanghi play the role of two young adults battling cancer, who fight to live life to the fullest.

Mukesh Chhabra, who marks his directorial debut with Dil Bechara, took to Instagram following the trailer release to express his mixed emotions. In a heartfelt note, he called the movie a dream of his brother Sushant and has asked viewers to watch the movie as a medium “to celebrate a life that lived and will forever be in our hearts”.

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Finally after such a long wait, 2 years of my life. So many friendships close to my heart,so many ups and downs, happy and sad moments. Presenting to you our dream and the dream of my brother Sushant, who will live on in me till my last breath. The trailer of my debut film #DilBechara. So much has changed in my life these past years and I will always cherish every single moment. Putting the trailer out there in your hands and in your hearts. It's over to you now. For every single one of you to watch from your home as many times as you like, I'm glad it's free for everyone, without any subscription, so every single person in India can watch it. So many mixed emotions. I urge you to watch it with your family, friends, girlfriend, boyfriend, loved ones. For you to celebrate a life that lived and will forever be in our hearts. ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ,जय भोलेनाथ Love to everyone 🤗 Mukesh Chhabra

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To many, the Dil Bechara trailer is brought to life with Rajput’s Manny and his contagious smiles that are almost heartbreaking.

Kriti Sanon, Rajput’s friend and actor, writes, “It’s gonna be really hard to watch this one.. but how can i not?”

It’s undeniably a very beautiful trailer and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui shared the same sentiment.

Like the rest of us, Divya Dutta too is moved by the emotional trailer.

Actor Vidyut Jammwal has asked his fans to come together to support Rajput’s work.

In Dil Bechara’s Manny, fans see Sushant Singh Rajput, the fighter.

Bollywood lost a gem.

Sushant’s final outing will leave you in tears.

His legacy will live on.

The movie was initially slated for a theatrical release on May 8 but got delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Following Rajput’s death by suicide on June 14, Disney Plus Hotstar announced that it would premiere the movie on its platform. The movie will be available for free to both subscribers and non-subscribers to pay tribute to the legacy Sushant Singh Rajput has left behind.