Director Zoya Akhtar is a master in handling emotions well. Most of her films are set in an urban backdrop and elite families. Still, there is a factor of relatability to everyone in those films. One such heartwarming drama is Dil Dhadakne Do. This multistarrer film featured Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar and Shefali Shah in the lead roles. The film celebrates its 5th release anniversary today. On this occasion, let us have a recap into it.
Dil Dhadkne Do deals with the dysfunctional family concept, in a comic way. The family in focus is of Anil Kapoor and Shefali Shah. Ranveer and Priyanka played their children in it. The movie is set on a cruise trip. Most of the film got filmed on a cruise ship. It is a visual treat to watch so many beautiful locations in the film. Cinematographer Carlos Catalan did a splendid job with his camera. All the performances of the lead actors are memorable as well. Aamir Khan lent his voiceover as a narrator.
The popular trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy has composed the music of this film. All the songs were chartbusters at those times. Especially Gallan Gudiya, Swing and Pehli Baar remained on the top charts for a long time. Upon its release, Dil Dhadakne Do received positive reviews from the audiences, as well as critics. With unanimous positive reports, it went on to become one of the biggest hits of 2015.