Bollywood actors Swara Bhasker and Rhea Kapoor recently marked the five-year milestone of the film ‘Veere Di Wedding’ with heartfelt messages and reflections on its significance. The movie, featuring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker, and Shikha Talsania in lead roles, was celebrated as a landmark film that placed female friendship at its core.
Rhea Kapoor, the producer of ‘Veere Di Wedding,’ took to Instagram to express her joy on the special occasion. She shared screenshots of media reports declaring the film a hit and wrote, “Happy Veere Day everybody! Call your girlfriends and tell them you love them! I love you @vdwthefilm you changed my life!” The film, directed by Shashanka Ghosh, garnered significant success, earning Rs 10.70 crore on its opening day.
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For Swara Bhasker, who portrayed the character of Sakshi in the film, ‘Veere Di Wedding’ holds immense personal and industry-wide significance. In her statement, she emphasized that the film broke new ground in Bollywood by featuring four women in the lead roles, without the storyline revolving around romantic competition. Instead, it offered an unapologetic celebration of female friendship, presenting imperfect heroines navigating adulthood and making mistakes. The movie’s success at the box office opened doors for more such refreshing stories to be told.
The impact of ‘Veere Di Wedding’ went beyond the screen, challenging traditional Bollywood narratives and carving a space for authentic female perspectives. The film showcased the power of friendship and highlighted the struggles and complexities faced by women, a departure from the usual male-centric stories of camaraderie.
Earlier this year, Rhea Kapoor hinted at a possible sequel to ‘Veere Di Wedding’ through a cryptic social media post, sparking excitement among fans. While the details remain undisclosed, the potential sequel indicates the lasting impact of the film and the desire to continue telling stories centered on female bonds.
In the meantime, Rhea Kapoor is set to produce the upcoming comedy film ‘The Crew,’ featuring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tabu, Kriti Sanon, and Diljit Dosanjh. The movie explores the challenges faced in the struggling airline industry and promises to be a laughter-filled ride. While the official release date is yet to be announced, fans can anticipate another entertaining and meaningful cinematic experience from Rhea Kapoor’s production.
As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of ‘Veere Di Wedding,’ let us applaud the film’s trailblazing representation of female friendships and the positive impact it has had on Bollywood. With its empowering narrative and stellar performances, the movie continues to inspire audiences and pave the way for more inclusive storytelling in the industry.