The film gained overwhelming love from the audiences during its theatrical release and was also hailed as one of the most path-breaking films of our times. The film continues this winning streak upon its OTT release as it is trending at no. 1 position across India, UAE, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore among many other countries. Currently, being the only Indian film to be a part of the Global top 5 list. Furthermore, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui remains to be the most viewed non-English film as it gauges a whopping 53 lakh hours of viewership just within 3 days of its digital release.
This mind-bending love story wasn’t just well received by critics but also struck the right emotional chord with the audience. Breaking stereotypes, the subject of ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’ made a huge impact and paved the way for many directors to broach such bold and beautiful narratives going forward.
While Ayushmann Khurrana, known for tackling such social taboos, aced his performance as the gym rat gabru of Chandigarh, Vaani Kapoor garnered tremendous appreciation for her brave call to essay a transgender character and do due justice to it. The visionary behind this spectacle, director Abhishek Kapoor has yet again proved his caliber and versatile range as a storyteller by navigating through such unexplored realms and giving us this progressive and utterly relevant masterpiece.
The film’s music is composed by Sachin–Jigar and Tanishk Bagchi while the lyrics are written by IP Singh, Priya Saraiya and Vayu. The song “Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui” is a remake of the same name song from the 2004 album Aashiqui by Jassi Sidhu and lyrics written by Madan Jalandhari.
Gulshan Kumar, T-Series and Guy in the Sky Pictures presents, ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’ directed by Abhishek Kapoor, produced by Bhushan Kumar and Pragya Kapoor.