The selection of Hindi films showing in the Chicago area the weekend beginning February 11, 2011, is limited to just one movie: Patiala House. The new release stars Akshay Kumar as a London shopkeeper who waits until he’s in his 30s to defy his father and pursue his dream of being a professional cricket player. The film co-stars Rishi Kapoor and Anushka Sharma.
Patiala House opens on Friday at the Big Cinemas Golf Glen 5 in Niles, AMC South Barrington 30 in South Barrington and Regal Cantera Stadium 30 in Warrenville. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 15 min.
The Golf Glen 5 is also showing the Telugu movies Alaa Modalaindi, Jai Bholo Telangana and Vasthada Naa Raja, as well as director Radha Mohan’s bilingual production Payanam (Tamil)/Gaganam (Telugu). Sathyam Cinemas in Downers Grove has the Telugu movies Wanted and Mirapakai.