Two more Hindi movies hit Chicago area theaters on May 19, 2017. Things are getting crowded! The wider of the two new releases is Half Girlfriend — based on the Chetan Bhagat novel of the same name — starring Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor. The trailer looks abysmal.
Half Girlfriend opens Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC Dine-In Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison, Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville, and AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 15 min.
The more promising new release is the family comedy Hindi Medium, starring Irrfan Khan.
Hindi Medium opens Friday at MovieMax, South Barrington 24, and Cantera 17. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 13 min.
MovieMax, South Barrington 24, and Woodridge 18 all give a second week to Meri Pyaari Bindu and Sarkar 3, which also carries over at the Cantera 17.
Entering its fourth week, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion still plays in eleven Chicago area theaters:
Telugu: MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Kerasotes Showplace ICON in Chicago, Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale, Cinemark Tinseltown USA in North Aurora, AMC Showplace Naperville 16 in Naperville, and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
Tamil: MovieMax, Tinseltown USA, and Seven Bridges
Hindi: River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Cantera 17, Woodridge 18, and AMC Showplace Niles 12 in Niles
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend include:
- Keshava (Telugu w/English subtitles) at MovieMax, Marcus Addison, and Seven Bridges
- Lahoriye (Punjabi w/English subtitles) at Stratford Square
- Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae (Tamil), Comrade in America (Malayalam), Srinivasa Kalyana (Kannada), and Radha (Telugu) at MovieMax