As Baahubali 2‘s wake subsides — relatively speaking, since it’s still expected to finish in the overall US Top 10 this weekend — two new Bollywood movies try their luck in Chicago area theaters on May 12, 2017. Yash Raj Films’ latest romantic-comedy Meri Pyaari Bindu stars Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana.
Meri Pyaari Bindu opens Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison, and AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. It has a listed runtime of 2 hours.
Also new this weekend is the third film in director Ram Gopal Varma’s gangster series, Sarkar 3, starring Amitabh Bachchan.
Sarkar 3 opens Friday at the River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 30, Woodridge 18, and Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 10 min.
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is going strong locally, carrying over in thirteen Chicago area theaters for a third straight week. Ticket prices for all languages still cost about $15.
Telugu: MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Marcus Addison, Kerasotes Showplace ICON in Chicago, Century 12 Evanston in Evanston, 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: Century 12 Evanston, 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:
- Radha (Telugu) at MovieMax and Seven Bridges
- Lahoriye (Punjabi w/English subtitles) at Stratford Square
- Saravanan Irukka Bayamaen (Tamil), Venkatapuram (Telugu), and Sakhavu (Malayalam) at MovieMax