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Opening May 20: Sarbjit

Another Bollywood biopic comes to Chicago area theaters on May 20, 2016. In Sarbjit, Randeep Hooda plays an Indian farmer imprisoned for accidentally crossing the border into Pakistan. The story is told from the perspective of the main character’s sister, played by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Sarbjit opens on Friday at MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC South Barrington 30 in South Barrington, and Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 25 min.

All three of the above theaters give a second week to the sports biopic Azhar. The South Barrington 30 also carries over Baaghi and Fan, while MovieMax holds over 1920 London.

Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend:

In Theaters May 20, 2011

The only Bollywood movie on offer anywhere in the Chicago area this weekend is Dum Maaro Dum at the AMC South Barrington 30 in South Barrington. The crime drama has earned $551,398 in its first four weeks in U.S. theaters.

Starting Friday, the Big Cinemas Golf Glen 5 in Niles features Bicycle Bride, an English-language movie about an Indian-American girl who defies her mother to choose her own romantic destiny.

Other Indian movies playing at the Golf Glen 5 this weekend include 100% Love (Telugu), Manikya Kallu (Malayalam), Moner Manush (Bengali), Rangam (Telugu) and Veera (Telugu).