Dil Bechara, starring Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi, is based on the book "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green, which has been adapted into a Hollywood film by the same name.
As millions of Sushant Singh Rajput fans across the world eagerly awaited the release of his final film Dil Bechara at 7.30 pm (IST) on Disney+ Hotstar, the movie was made available 15 minutes to the scheduled time on the OTT platform.
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The film is directed by Mukesh Chhabra, produced by Fox Star Studios and the music is by AR Rahman.
Dil Bechara, starring Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi, is based on the book "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green, which has been adapted into a Hollywood film by the same name. The posthumous release of the actor's final film is the first theatrical release by Disney+ Hotstar, as cinema halls have remained shut following the lockdown announced due to the coronavirus pandemic.
// Just A Reminder 🙏#DilBechara Releasing Today On Disney + Hotstar At 7:30 PmWitness #SushantSinghRajpootFor The One Last Time On The Screen 💔 pic.twitter.com/Y2ZeMaIoiT— Wazz Khalifa (@KhalifaWazz) July 24, 2020
Rajput, who ended his life on June 14 in Mumbai, started his career on the small screen with Star Plus's Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008), which was followed by Zee TV's Pavitra Rishta. He then entered Bollywood with the hit film Kai Po Che. The actor went on to deliver hit after hits with movies live Shuddh Desi Romance, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Kedarnath Mansoor, Chhichhore, Drive among others.
The actor's demise caused immense controversy, but was ruled out as suicide, as Rajput was reportedly suffering from depression. According to Mumbai Police, medical papers and anti-depressant pills were found at the actor's Bandra residence in Mumbai.
The OTT giant has lined up six more films for launch on Disney+ Hotstar -- the next being Lootcase scheduled for release on July 31. The other five films include, Khuda Haafiz, Laxmmi Bomb, Bhuj, Big Bull and Sadak 2.
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