Two new Hindi films release in Chicago area theaters on October 6, 2017 before a short pre-Diwali break. Saif Ali Khan plays the lead in Chef, an adaptation of 2014 Hollywood film of the same name.
Chef opens Friday at MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, and Regal Cantera Stadium 17 in Warrenville. It has a listed runtime of 1 hr. 55 min.
Also new this weekend is the football comedy Tu Hai Mera Sunday (“You Are My Sunday“), featuring Shahana Goswami. The movie opens Friday at all three of the above listed theaters. It has a listed runtime of 1 hr. 59 min.
Judwaa 2 carries over at the South Barrington 24, Cantera 17, AMC River East 21 in Chicago, Regal Round Lake Beach Stadium 18 in Round Lake Beach, AMC Dine-In Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, Marcus Addison Cinema in Addison, AMC Loews Woodridge 18 in Woodridge, and MovieMax, which also holds over Bhoomi.
Ali Fazal’s Victoria & Abdul expands into theaters across Chicagoland on Friday.
Other Indian and Pakistani movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend:
- Spyder (Telugu w/English subtitles) at the South Barrington 24, Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge, and MovieMax, which also carries it in Tamil w/English subtitles
- Mahanubhavudu (Telugu w/English subtitles) at MovieMax, Seven Bridges, and Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale
- Jai Lava Kusa (Telugu w/English subtitles) at MovieMax and Seven Bridges
- Solo (Malayalam and Tamil), Chalay Thay Saath (Urdu), and Karuppan (Tamil) at MovieMax