Apple unveiled its 2017 charts celebrating the most popular movies on iTunes
Co-Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment along with Dharma Productions and Hope Productions “Dear Zindagi” bags the number one slot, followed by Raees at number 5, co-produced with Excel Entertainment. Both the movies feature Shah Rukh Khan reprising very different roles and garnered critical and commercial success across online and offline platforms!
“Dear Zindagi” emerged as the most popular film of 2017 on iTunes, featuring millennial heartthrob Alia Bhatt in the lead role, with the Baadshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan in a supporting role. The movie was much appreciated by critics and moviegoers alike. The plot centers around Kaira (Alia Bhatt) who is a budding cinematographer in search of a perfect life. Her encounter with Dr. Jehangir (Mr. Khan) an unconventional thinker, helps her gain a new perspective on life. She discovers that happiness is all about finding comfort in life’s imperfections. On the other hand, with Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role, Raees, set in the early 80’s and 90’s in Gujarat, India, is a fictitious story of a man, Raees (Mr. Khan) who builds an entire empire from scratch.
It’s a story about his rise and his relationships, which help him become the single most powerful man in the state.
Sully, Baahubali: The Conclusion and Baahubali: The Beginning are some of the other films featuring on the list.