The Bollywood thriller Jazbaa (“Passion“) — starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Irrfan Khan — opens in Chicago area theaters on October 9, 2015.
Jazbaa opens on Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, Regal Gardens Stadium 1-6 in Skokie, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC South Barrington 30 in South Barrington, Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville, and AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 10 min.
Singh Is Bliing carries over at all of the above theaters except the River East 21. Talvar gets at second week at MovieMax, Cantera 17, and South Barrington 30, which also holds over Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
Another new release with a South Asian focus is the documentary He Named Me Malala, about the heroic teen activist Malala Yousafzai. It opens on Friday across the Chicago area and the nation. Click here for a national theater list.
The documentary Meet the Patels carries over for a fifth week at the South Barrington 30, Music Box Theatre in Chicago , Wilmette Theatre in Wilmette, and Regal Lincolnshire Stadium 21 in Lincolnshire.
The Pakistani film Jawani Phir Nahi Ani gets a third week at the South Barrington 30 and Cantera 17.
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend include:
- Rudhramadevi (Telugu) at MovieMax and Muvico Rosemont 18 in Rosemont
- Puli (Tamil w/English subtitles) at MovieMax and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
- Aatagara (Kannada), Masala Padam (Tamil), and Ennu Ninte Moideen (Malayalam) at MovieMax