- "Remembering Yash uncle," wrote Preity Zinta
- Veer Zaara was directed by Yash Chopra
- The film also featured SRK, Rani Mukerji
Yash Chopra's Veer Zaara clocked 12 years on Monday and the film's lead actress Preity Zinta is reliving the old days by sharing a special post on social media. In the film, Preity played the role of a Pakistani girl named Zaara, who falls in love with an Indian Air Force officer named Veer Pratap Singh, played by Shah Rukh Khan. Preity shared a special video on her Instagram profile and accompanied the post along with an emotional caption. She wrote: "Remembering Yash uncle (film's director Yash Chopra) today as Veer Zaara turns 14. I feel so fortunate to be part of this timeless, decent, inspiring and full of heart film. Its sad we don't love like that anymore." In her post, Preity also acknowledged her co-stars in the film and added, "Thank you Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji and the entire cast and crew for this unforgettable experience."
Take a look at Preity Zinta's post here:
Remembering Yash Uncle today as #VeerZaara turns 14. I feel so fortunate to be part of this timeless, decent, inspiring & full of heart film! It's sad we don't love Like that anymore. Thank you @iamsrk, #RaniMukerji & the entire cast & crew for this unforgettable experience. #14YearsOfVeerZaara #YashChopra #Timeless #Romance #Memories #Ting !
Besides Preity Zinta and Shah Rukh Khan, the film also starred Rani Mukerji, Divya Dutta, Manoj Bajpayee, Akhilendra Mishra and Anupam Kher in pivotal roles. The film also featured veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini in special appearances.
Directed by Yash Chopra, Veer Zaara is a 2004 romantic drama, set against the backdrop of Punjab and Pakistan. The film showcases the love story of an Indian Air Force officer -Veer Pratap Singh (played by SRK) and a Pakistani girl named Zaara (played by Preity).
Veer Zaara not only emerged as a hit at the box office but also received several accolades including four Filmfare Awards and a National Award for the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. The film resonates with today's generation through its iconic songs such as Tere Liye, Main Yahaan Hoon and Aisa Des Hai Mera among others.