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Iconic gangster drama Parinda set to clock 30 years


Parinda Movie Poster
Parinda Movie Poster

Starring Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar and Madhuri Dixit in principal roles, Parinda has gained cult status over the years. The iconic gangster drama, which was directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, is set to complete 30 years of its theatrical release on 3rd November. The makers of the film have revealed on social media that something special has been planned to mark the occasion.

Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s production company, VVC Films, took to Twitter to announce the upcoming celebration. “Celebrating 30 years of the gangster tale of betrayal, love and drama that redefined Bollywood trends. As Parinda completes 30 years on 3 Nov, stay tuned to know why it still remains an unforgettable story,” read the official tweet.

Anil Kapoor, who delivered one of his career’s best performance in the film, responded to the tweet and wrote, “Can’t believe it has been 30 years since Parinda released! Join me & VVC films as we celebrate this milestone from today till 3rd November. Stay Tuned!”

Parinda revolves around Kishan (Jackie Shroff), who works for the underworld don Anna (Nana Patekar). When his brother Karan (Anil Kapoor) returns home after completing his studies in the United States, the two brothers find themselves caught on different sides of a gang war after Karan decides to avenge his friend’s death by Anna.

The film received great critical acclaim upon its release and went on to win two National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards. It was also selected as India’s official selection for the 1990 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but could not make it to the nomination. Starting now until 3rd November, Vidhu Vinod Chopra will be revealing secret details about the making of the film, as well as special scenes from the movie on social media.