Dear Zindagi

Synopsis: This is the story of Kaira, a budding cinematographer in search of perfect life. A chance encounter with Jug, an unconventional thinker, helps her gain new perspective about life. She discovers that happiness is all about finding comfort in life's imperfections.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Gauri Shinde
Production: Dharma Productions
  4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
151 min


Priya, listen to me

Let go of me

You always do this,

it's always other women

I didn't mean to hurt you

Every time you say the same thing

You know how much I love you

Please, listen to me

I love you so much


Kaira, good for you?

Guys we'll do one more

We got this shot right?

We are running out of time, we don't

have permission for the whole day...

Kaira has a nice idea,

we'll do one more

What's the point of finishing

on time if we don't get a good shot?

Look, no respect for producers

Especially these new

cameramen... sorry... women

Come on, hurry up, let's do this!

Fatima, we are going to change the guy

You want the other guy?

He's got to look a little sexy

Get the camera


Got that?


Superb execution!

Good shot

I shot it at 48 frames,

speed up the end if you like

I'm going to take a

plate of the building now

Saw the shot Raghuvendra?

That one expression of the girl

checking out the passing guy says so much

I wish I had met Kaira earlier, I

would have shot the whole film with her

I got that

It's a wrap guys! Thank you!

Told you, don't have to carry my bag

I'm so sorry

Your mom called on

my cellphone earlier...

you never pick up yours...

please call her back,

before you take off

I will, you enjoy your mini holiday

You could have enjoyed

Singapore with us...

but you wanted to

fly with someone else

Shut up

Go go

I tried to upgrade you, couldn't do it


Hi guys what can I get for you?


- Coke

Just Coke?

I drink only on two occasions,

when I am in love and when I am not



Kaira, everything okay?

As in we're good right?

What are you talking about,

what happened to us?


Raghuvendra, I want to

shoot an entire feature film...

enough of this patchwork

I mean I can't keep waiting

for other cameramen to fall ill...

no one will even know

that I've shot this scene

I want to shoot my own film

You will

Who wouldn't want to work

with a hot DOP like you?


Is that my only talent, seriously?


Don't talk to me

Of course you're talented...

You are shooting so many

ads...earning good money

Ads and all are fine

I want to shoot a film

You will, you will, soon

And you're so young, I mean...

you wear zero number

glasses to look older

Excuse me?

If actresses can be at their peak at

a young age then why not technicians?

Have you heard of the word 'Patience'?

No I haven't, tell me about 'Patience'

Pick up...

pick up the cook's call...

if you want I can

just go and come back

He is not a cook,

he is the owner of a restaurant

Not even a cook?

That shot was your idea right?

Girl with guy, checking out other guy?

Inspired from life?

Listen Kaira...

you take my seat, I'll take yours...

I can sit in Economy class,

no need to sacrifice

Your long legs won't

fit in there anyway

That is true

It is very true

Yes Mom, it was good

Can't talk now,

the plane is going to take off



can I come up?

I'm really tired


I'm busy, but I'll see you


Didi! (Sister)

You've become so fat!

L-low was your flight'?

Your mother called 3 times

You are so sweet Alka

Thank you!

Do you want coffee

or shall I serve breakfast?



this guy is so cute

Was cute!


I don't find him cute anymore...

just take down his photo

I just put it all in perfect order

Now it's perfect

So then, how was your trip'?

It was good

Just good?

Okay, great

You look beautiful sweetheart

Sorry, I'll just...

No it's okay, go ahead

meet them I have to go pee anyway

Table for 4 please?

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Gauri Shinde

Gauri Shinde (born. July 6, 1974) is an Indian ad-film and feature film director. Shinde has made her directional debut with the highly acclaimed English Vinglish (2012), which marked the comeback of actress Sridevi. Shinde featured in the Financial Times 2012 list of '25 Indians To Watch'. She also featured on Rediff's list of 'Bollywood's 5 Best Directors of 2012.'. more…

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