Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have always shared a special bond as actor and director. And films like Khamoshi and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam are the best examples of their successful union. Their cult film, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam completed 22 years of the release today, Salman put up a special post with a photo from the sets of the film where he can be seen sharing the frame with the celebrated director.
Sharing the photo, Salman wrote, “Baees saal ho Gaye #HumDilDeChukeSanam ko…” and tagged his co-star Ajay Devgn, and Bhansali’s production house. The 1999 film starred Aishwarya Rai as the female lead, and the film went on to become a blockbuster.
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) June 18, 2021
Based on Rashtriyashayar Jhaverchand Meghani’s play Shetal ne Kathe, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam narrates the story of a newly-wed man who discovers that his wife is in love with another man and decides to unite them.
Earlier in the day, Ajay Devgn also shared a series of BTS pictures from the movie featuring himself with Salman, Aishwarya and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Alongside the pictures, he wrote, “22 years of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam; Salman, Sanjay, Ash & I knew we were making a super-sensitive film. Didn’t think though that it would create history. Humbled.”
22 years of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam; Salman, Sanjay, Ash & I knew we were making a super-sensitive film. Didn’t think though that it would create history. Humbled🙏🙏#22YearsOfHumDilDeChukeSanam #AishwaryaRaiBachchan @BeingSalmanKhan #SanjayLeelaBhansali @bhansali_produc pic.twitter.com/nyT2duIONw
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) June 18, 2021
The film won four National Film Awards for ‘Best Production Design’, ‘Best Music Direction’, ‘Best Choreography’ for ‘Dholi Taro Dhol Baaje’ and for ‘Best Cinematography’. The film also won major awards including- Best Movie, Best Director, Best Actor for both male and female categories. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam was a commercial success and emerged as one of the highest-grossing Indian films of the year.