One new Hindi film opens in Chicago area theaters on February 8, 2019, and it’s up against stiff competition from early Bollywood releases. Nargis Fakhri stars in the horror movie Amavas, from Alone director Bhushan Patel.
Amavas opens Friday at MovieMax Cinemas in Niles. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 14 min.
Last weekend’s big hit — Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga — holds over at MovieMax, AMC River East 21 in Chicago, AMC Niles 12 in Niles, AMC Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville, and AMC Naperville 16 in Naperville.
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi gets a third week at MovieMax, Rosemont 18, South Barrington 24, and Cantera 17.
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend:
- Yatra (Telugu and Malayalam w/English subtitles) at Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale, Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge, MovieMax (also Tamil), and Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison (Telugu only)
- Vijay Superum Pournamiyum (Malayalam w/English subtitles), Natasaarvabhowma (Kannada), Dhilluku Dhuddu 2 (Tamil w/English subtitles), Uda Aida (Punjabi), Peranbu (Tamil w/English subtitles), Sarvam Thaala Mayam (Tamil w/English subtitles), and F2 – Fun and Frustration (Telugu w/English subtitles) at MovieMax