Diana Penty plays a runaway bride in the romantic comedy Happy Bhag Jayegi, the only new Bollywood film opening in the Chicago area on August 19, 2016. Penty’s co-stars include Abhay Deol, Jimmy Shergill, and Ali Fazal.
Happy Bhag Jayegi opens on Friday at MovieMax Cinemas in Niles and AMC South Barrington 30 in South Barrington. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 6 min.
Mohenjo Daro carries over for a second weekend in seven local theaters: MovieMax, South Barrington 30, AMC River East 21 in Chicago, Regal Round Lake Beach Stadium 18 in Round Lake Beach, Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison, Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville, and AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. However, most theaters are only showing Mohenjo Daro once or twice per day.
Rustom gets a second weekend in all six of the theaters in which it opened last week (and with more showings per day than Mohenjo Daro): River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 30, Cantera 17, Woodridge 18, and Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale.
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend include:
- Pellichoopulu (Telugu w/English subtitles) at MovieMax, Stratford Square, and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
- Babu Bangaram (Telugu) at MovieMax and Seven Bridges
- Chhokri Vinanu Gaam (Gujarati), Joker (Tamil), Anuraga Karikkin Vellam (Malayalam) at MovieMax