OdishaPlus Bureau

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s film Dil Bechara premiered on Disney Plus Hotstar on Friday. Directed by Mukesh Chhabra the film is an official Hindi adaptation of Hollywood film ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ based on a novel of the same name.

Within minutes of the release, Dil Bechara witnessed viewers taking over the OTT platform to watch Sushant’s last film, due to which the site reportedly got crashed for some time. On the other hand, the film also broke the record as it’s IMDb rating climbed to 10 within half an hour of the release. With over 21 thousand votes, the current IMDb rating of Dil Bechara stands at 9.1.

Dil Bechara shows Sushant Singh Rajput as Manny who is suffering from osteosarcoma while Sanjana Sanghi plays the role of Kizie Basu battling thyroid cancer. The journey that they take together as they help each evolve and embrace life’s imperfections is the driving force of the narrative. Dil Bechara also features Swastika Mukherjee and Saif Ali Khan.

At present, the film tops the list on IMDb in its ‘Top Rated Indian Movies’ list, defeating Kamal Haasan and R Madhavan’s 2003 Tamil film Anbe Sivam.

Earlier, when trailer of Dil Bechara rolled out, it smashed all records. It garnered 70 million views within 24 hours. It also surpassed the record Avengers: Endgame and Infinity War. It also became the first film trailer on YouTube to get more than 10 million likes.