Aamir Khan, Akshaye Khanna and Saif Ali Khan starrer ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ clocks 18 years, fans trend #18YearsOfDCH and demands a sequel


 Dil Chahta Hai, which released in 2001 is an iconic film and everyone’s favourite. Bankrolled by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment the film is considered to be one of the best made ever in Bollywood, a path breaker in its time and even 18 years later, it is still loved by moviegoers and music lovers, alike.

The film features a starry cast that includes Aamir Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Dimple Kapadia. The film also marked the directorial debut of Farhan Akhtar. Farhan took to social media to thank his fans for making Dil Chahta Hai a cult classic.

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Even after 18 years, the film is still fresh in public memory and has since become a contemporary classic and fans have flooded the internet by marking its completing 18 years. Thanks to the fans the hashtag #18YearsOfDCH started trending in no time. Here are some tweets by the fans on the reminiscing the film. 

The film rocked the industry and the film is still so relevant to today's youth that fans are hailing the film and demanding for the sequel. Testimony of the same is the twitter trend 'We Want DCH2' which charted the trends section on Twitter, throughout the day. Here are a few tweets: 

Released on July 24, 2001, Dil Chahta Hai was based on the bond between three best friends, played by Aamir, Saif and Akshaye. It traces their journey from their carefree college days to becoming mature and responsible adults. The film won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi that year.

(Source: Twitter/Agencies)