Bollywood Film Showing at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Come with family and friends to watch the award winning Bollywood film Dilwale dulhania le jayenge / The brave heart will take the bride in Hindi with English subtitles on Saturday, August 18, 2:00-5:00 p.m. in the Rochester Hills Public Library’s multipurpose room. This must-see Bollywood film, starring Shahrukh Khan, “the king of Bollywood,” and Kajol, best actress award winner, has won eight Hindi Filmfare awards and was also awarded the National Film Award for the most popular film of the year.

Dilwale dulhania le jayenge / The brave heart will take the bride is a love story about a young man and woman, both of Indian descent but born and raised in Britain, who fall in love during a month long trip to Switzerland. The girl’s traditional father takes her back to India to fulfill a betrothal promise forcing the brave-hearted boy to attempt to win over the girl’s parents. Dilwale dulhania le jayenge / The brave heart will take the bride is an all-time blockbuster that remains the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema.

Bollywood films are popular in the library’s DVD collection. The term “Bollywood” is used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay), in Maharashtra state, India. India is the world’s largest producer of films and Indian movies are becoming more and more popular around the world and are well-known for their entertaining music and dance. Bollywood dance is a fusion of many dance forms, including Indian classical and folk dance, belly dancing, hip hop and salsa. Lately Bollywood dance and music are gaining popularity in many countries and are used in exercise centers for dance workouts.

RHPL has an extensive collection of award winning and well reviewed foreign language films in more than forty languages, with English subtitles, from all over the world. Your library card allows you to experience sights, sounds, and cultures from around the world right in the convenience of your home.

Admission to Dilwale dulhania le jayenge / The brave heart will take the bride is free but registration is required. Register by calling 248-650-7130 or online at You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks to share with other viewers while being entertained with Bollywood music and dance! Drinks will be provided.

The Rochester Hills Public Library is located in downtown Rochester off of University Drive and 3 blocks east of Main Street. The library is open from 9-9 Monday through Thursday and 9-6 on Fridays and Saturday. The library’s website ( has information on how to register for a card and access all of the library’s services.

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