Rajkumar Hirani-directed and Vidhu Vinod Chopra-produced film, Lage Raho Munna Bhai celebrated 15 years today. Actress Dia Mirza, who also starred in the movie posted a series of tweets about why the film is “always remains relevant because of its theme.” The National Award-winning film Lage Raho Munna Bhai, starred Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi and Vidya Balan in the lead roles..
Dia further wrote that “terms like ‘Gandhigiri’ and ‘get well soon’ are however relevant as well as part of the popular wordbook permanently because of” Lage Raho Munna Bhai. The film, which is a follow-up to Sanjay Dutt’s 2003 movie Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, gave rise to the word Gandhigiri. It illustrates Sanjay Dutt, who plays a goon, utilizing Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violence lessons, which he refers to as Gandhigiri, to help society solve its problems.
Dia Shared a still featuring herself and Abhishek Bachchan from the film, and wrote: “A film like ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ always remains relevant because of its theme. It is very rare that a film addresses really complicated societal issues in such a simple yet profound way. The questions that the film tackled in 2006 are still meaningful.”
A film like 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' always remains relevant because of its theme. It is very rare that a film addresses really complicated societal issues in such a simple yet profound way. The questions that the film tackled in 2006 are still meaningful. @RajkumarHirani @VVCFilms pic.twitter.com/LlGg4QGPkc
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) September 1, 2021
“The film shows how easy it is to bring people together, dissipate ignorance and create synergy, harmony and peace even in the most contentious situations. This is how we won our independence; with extraordinary resilience and idealism,” she further mentioned in another tweet.
In a follow-up tweet, Dia Mirza added: “These values are timeless and can never be obsolete. Terms like ‘Gandhigiri’ and ‘Get well soon” are now part of the popular lexicon forever because of this film. Proud to be a part of this amazing movie.”
The entire cast of Lage Raho Munna Bhai comprised Boman Irani, Dilip Prabhavalkar, Jimmy Sheirgill, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Saurabh Shukla and Parikshat Sahni, and others.