september 28, 2023
Directed by Manoj Kumar, “Purab Aur Paschim” delves into the clash of cultures between Bharat, an Indian, and Preeti, an NRI. This timeless classic emphasizes the importance of preserving Indian values and traditions.
The timeless love story portrayed by Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” goes beyond geographical boundaries. Raj, an NRI, falls in love with Simran during a European trip, showcasing the power of love across continents.
Directed by Mira Nair, “Monsoon Wedding” offers a compelling narrative around an NRI family preparing for an extravagant Indian wedding. As secrets and emotions surface, the film explores the complexities of family and culture.
The film of Mira Nair, based on the book of Jhumpa Lahiri, traces the journey of Gogol Ganguli, portrayed by Kal Penn, as he explores his identity straddling the realms of Indian heritage and American culture. “The Namesake” beautifully captures the challenges of cultural fusion.
Another Karan Johar gem, “Kal Ho Naa Ho,” features Preity Zinta as Naina, who discovers love and friendship with Aman, played by Shah Rukh Khan. The film portrays the beauty of human connections beyond boundaries.
Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, “Swades” stars Shah Rukh Khan as Mohan, an NRI scientist who returns to India and becomes deeply involved in rural development. The film inspires with its call to embrace one's roots.
The heartwarming film of Vipul Amrutlal Shah, “Namastey London,” tells the story of Jasmeet, an NRI played by Katrina Kaif, determined to marry the man of her choice while navigating cultural differences, highlighting the theme of love and acceptance.
Directed by Subhash Ghai, “Pardes” explores Arjun's journey, portrayed by Shah Rukh Khan, as he returns from the USA to India, torn between two worlds, and addresses themes of tradition and modernity.
Shah Rukh Khan's portrayal of Rizwan Khan, an NRI with Asperger's syndrome, in Karan Johar's thought-provoking film, “My Name Is Khan,” takes us on a journey across the United States to deliver a crucial message of unity and understanding.
Director Karan Johar's family-oriented film, "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham," we witness the character of Rahul, played by Shah Rukh Khan, as he establishes his life in the United Kingdom while maintaining a profound and unbreakable bond with his Indian heritage. The film celebrates the enduring bond of family.