Two new Hindi films open in the Chicago area on February 21, 2020. The romantic comedy Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan — a spin-off of 2017’s Shubh Mangal Saavdhan — features Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar as a gay couple struggling with their families’ objections.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan opens Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, Marcus Addison in Addison, Regal Cantera in Warrenville, and AMC Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. (Streaming Partner: Amazon Prime) It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs.
Also new this weekend is the horror movie Bhoot: Part 1 – The Haunted Ship, starring Vicky Kaushal.
Bhoot: Part 1 opens Friday at MovieMax and the South Barrington 24. (Streaming Partner: Amazon Prime) It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 5 min.
Love Aaj Kal carries over for a second week at the River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Cantera, and AMC Niles 12 in Niles.
Malang gets a third week at MovieMax and South Barrington 24, which also holds over Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
MovieMax also carries over Jawaani Jaaneman and Panga.
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend (all films have English subtitles):
- Bheeshma (Telugu) at MovieMax, Century 16 Deer Park in Deer Park, Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale, and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
- Mafia: Chapter 1 (Tamil) at MovieMax and Seven Bridges
- Ala Vaikuntapurramuloo (Telugu) at Seven Bridges
- Varane Avashyamund (Malayalam), Oh My Kaduvule (Telugu), Popcorn Monkey Tiger (Kannada), Pressure Cooker (Telugu), Ayyappanum Koshiyum (Malayalam), and Anjaam Pathiraa (Malayalam) at MovieMax