Two new Hindi films open in Chicago area theaters on January 31, 2020. The comedy-drama Jawaani Jaaneman stars Saif Ali Khan as an overgrown man-child who learns he has an adult daughter.
Jawaani Jaaneman opens Friday at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, MovieMax Cinemas in Niles, AMC South Barrington 24 in South Barrington, and Regal Cantera in Warrenville. It has a listed runtime of 1 hr. 59 min. Its streaming partner is Amazon Prime.
Also new this weekend is Gul Makai, a biopic about activist Malala Yousafzai. TV actress Reem Shaikh plays the lead role opposite film stars Divya Dutta, Atul Kulkarni, and the late Om Puri.
Gul Makai opens Friday at MovieMax and the South Barrington 24. It has a listed runtime of 2 hrs. 12 min.
Street Dancer 3 carries over for a second week at the River East 21, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Cantera, AMC Niles 12 in Niles, and AMC Dine-In Rosemont 12 in Rosemont. (Streaming partner: Amazon Prime)
The sweet family film Panga also holds on for a second week at MovieMax, South Barrington, Cantera, and AMC Naperville 16 in Naperville. (Streaming partner: Hotstar)
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior gets a fourth week at MovieMax, Niles 12, South Barrington 24, Naperville, and and AMC Woodridge 18 in Woodridge. (Streaming partner: Hotstar)
Other Indian movies showing in the Chicago area this weekend (all films have English subtitles):
- Aswathama (Telugu) at MovieMax, Century 16 Deer Park in Deer Park, and Cinemark at Seven Bridges in Woodridge
- Ala Vaikuntapurramuloo (Telugu) at Deer Park, MovieMax, South Barrington 24, Seven Bridges, and Century Stratford Square in Bloomingdale
- Disco Raja (Telugu) at Deer Park and Seven Bridges
- Dagaalty (Tamil), Choosi Choodangaane (Telugu), Shylock (Malayalam), Anjaam Pathiraa (Malayalam), Psycho (Tamil), and Sarileru Neekevvaru (Telugu) at MovieMax