It’s a busy weekend for Indian films in the Chicago area, including two new Hindi releases opening January 10, 2020. First is Raazi director Meghna Gulzar’s acid attack survivor drama Chhappak, starring Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey.
Chhappak opens Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale, Regal Cantera in Warrenville, and AMC Naperville 16 in Naperville. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 2 min. Its streaming partner is Hotstar.
The weekend’s other new release is the period action film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, starring Ajay Devgn, Kajol, and Saif Ali Khan.
Tanhaji opens Friday at the River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Cantera, Naperville 16, AMC Niles 12 in Niles, and AMC Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 15 min. Its streaming partner is also Hotstar.
Good Newwz carries over for a third week at the River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, and Woodridge 18.
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend (all films have English subtitles):
- Sarileru Neekevvaru (Telugu) at the River East 21, MovieMax, Niles 12, South Barrington 24, Stratford Square, Century 12 Evanston in Evanston, Century 16 Deer Park in Deer Park, Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison, Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18 in St. Charles, Cinemark Tinseltown USA in North Aurora, and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
- Darbar (Tamil and Telugu) at the Century 16 Deer Park, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Stratford Square, Cantera, Seven Bridges, Marcus Addison (Tamil only), and Marcus Gurnee Mills Cinema in Gurnee (Tamil only)
- Ala Vaikuntapurramuloo (Telugu) at Century 16 Deer Park, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Marcus Addison, Stratford Square, Charlestowne 18, and Seven Bridges
- Driving License (Malayalam) at MovieMax