The Netflix documentary series The Romantics, which chronicles the life of renowned director Yash Chopra and the esteemed production company he founded, Yash Raj Films, is currently capturing audiences’ hearts. The Romantics is a complete trip down memory lane for everyone who grew up watching Bollywood movies, especially in the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. The Netflix docuseries stars some of the most well-known names in Hindi film, from superstar Shah Rukh Khan to Yash Chopra’s older son, the fiercely reserved director Aditya Chopra.
Release of The Romantics, provides a glimpse into Yash Chopra’s and his life,
Shah Rukh Khan’s extraordinary relationship with the illustrious director drew the attention of online users. The Pathaan actor is currently dominating the internet with an old clip from the docuseries that shows him sprinting to hug the legendary filmmaker, who was a major influence on his illustrious career in movies.
Shah Rukh Khan’s followers are currently gushing over his renown gallantry and praising the actor for the reverence and affection he displays for his elders. One of the most recognisable director-actor teams, said a fan. Another person on social media commented, “The way he instinctively runs to hug him.” Another SRK supporter wrote, “Those were the days.”
The Romantics presents numerous fascinating behind-the-scenes tales from the universes developed by Yash Chopra and his production company, Yash Raj Films. The documentary series features a narrative about Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, and Yash Chopra, as well as an intriguing story regarding the casting of the great movie Darr. King Khan was, interestingly, the last actor chosen for the movie. Darr’s male lead, Sunny Deol, was initially cast, and Juhi later joined as the female lead. Interesting enough, Shah Rukh Khan came up with the idea for his character to stammer.
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About the Romantics
Over 35 prominent film industry figures who have collaborated closely with Yash Chopra and his home label Yash Raj Film will be featured in the docuseries for the uninitiated. The list also included Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana, and many more in addition to Shah Rukh Khan.