What Are Some Popular Hindi Movies?


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"Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge," "My Name is Khan" and "Three Idiots" are three popular Hindi movies. "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" and "My Name is Khan" star Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, while Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan are the lead actors in "Three Idiots."

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"Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" is a 1995 romance movie. The plot is about two young non-resident Indians, Raj and Simran, who meet while traveling across Europe. However, they are unable to marry because Simran is promised to someone else in India. The film enjoyed an unbroken 1009-week box office run at the Maratha Mandir in Mumbai, the longest-running movie in the history of Indian cinema.

"My Name is Khan" is about Rizwan Khan, a Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome living in the United States before and after the September 11th terrorist attacks. The movie looks at the changing attitudes towards Muslims, while following the story of Rizwan, who seeks to find the president to tell him he is not a terrorist.

Released in 2009, "Three Idiots" is a coming of age comedy based on the Chetan Bhagat novel "Five Point Someone." The movie is about three students who attempt to find their friend who they have not seen since they left college. "Three Idiots" is set 10 years after they have left college, but the movie has regular flashbacks.

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