'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' turns 22: Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai share BTS photos of the film

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Jun 18, 2021, 07:18 PM(IST)

Aishwarya Rai, Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan shared images on their Instagram page Photograph:( Instagram )

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'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' released in 1999 and was that year's biggest hit.

One of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's early hits 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' completed 22 years on Friday. The film's lead actors- Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai and Salman Khan- walked down the memory lane  and shared BTS photos reminiscing the time they spent working on the film. 

'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' released in 1999 and was that year's biggest hit.

Recalling the film`s release all those year`s ago, Ajay posted photos and admitted that he never imagined film would create history.

"22 years of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam; Salman, Sanjay, Ash & I knew we were making a super-sensitive film. Didn`t think though that it would create history. Humbled. #22YearsOfHumDilDeChukeSanam @aishwaryaraibachchan_arb@beingsalmankhan #SanjayLeelaBhansali @bhansaliproductions," wrote Ajay, along with a string of pictures from the set of the film.

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Ajay collaborates with Bhansali again in the filmmaker`s upcoming release, 'Gangubai Kathiawadi', starring Alia Bhatt in the title role.

Meanhwhile, Salman treated his fans with a BTS picture of him with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali from the sets of the film."Baees saal ho gaye `Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Ko`," Salman wrote on Instagram.In the image, Salman can be seen giving a candid smile while looking at Bhansali.

The film's leading lady Aishwarya Rai too shared a series of photos with Bhansali and wrote, "22 years of “HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM”I am reminded, by such an outpouring of love… but my dearest Sanjay… This one is evergreen… Forever… THANK YOU… and to ALL our audience world over… and my everLOVING family of well-wishers… THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR LOVE…ALWAYS. Much LOVE too" 

The film was a love story of Sameer (played by Salman) and Nandini (played by Aishwarya). Ajay essayed the role of Vanraj, Aishwarya`s husband, who helped his wife to reunite with her lover Sameer (Salman) in Italy. However, the story took a turn when Nandini (Aishwarya) had a change of heart and decided to stay with Vanraj (Ajay) instead of running away with Sameer (Salman). 

The film also won several awards including National Award for music, choreography, cinematography and production design the following year. 

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