Veer-Zaara (Hindi: वीर-ज़ारा) is a 2004 Hindi film directed by Yash Chopra. The movie stars
Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji in the leading roles, with
Kirron Kher, Divya Dutta and Anupam Kher in supporting roles. Veteran actors
Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini make special appearances in the film. The
dialogues were written by Aditya Chopra.Highly anticipated pre-release, the
film eventually became the top-grossing Bollywood film of the year at both
the Indian and the international box office, earning over Rs. 750 million
worldwide, in addition to being showcased at numerous prominent film
festivals around the world. The music of the film, based on old compositions
by the late Madan Mohan with lyrics by Javed Akhtar, was also successful.
Upon its theatrical release, Veer-Zaara received mostly positive reviews from critics. The film
won several awards in major Indian film award ceremonies, including the Most
Popular Film award at the National Film Awards and the Best Movie award at
the annual Filmfare Awards, among others.