The 23rd edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) brought together former co-stars R Madhavan and Dia Mirza for a heartwarming reunion. Dia took to Instagram to share an adorable picture with Madhavan, captured on the sidelines of the prestigious event. The photo showcases the duo twinning in black outfits, exuding elegance and style.
Dia opted for a black and white gown, while Madhavan looked dapper in a black bandhgala suit.
The IIFA 2023 ceremony held special significance for Madhavan as he was honoured with the Best Director award for his film "Rocketry: The Nambi Effect." Extending her congratulations to Madhavan for his well-deserved accolade, Dia expressed her joy in a heartfelt message. She wrote, "Has it really been 22 years @actormaddy... congratulations on your award! Keep shining." This message from Dia and their endearing photograph quickly went viral and garnered enthusiastic reactions from fans. Many fans also desired a sequel to the beloved film "Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein," in which Dia and Madhavan starred together.
"Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein," directed by Gautham Menon, holds a special place in the hearts of fans. The film marked Dia Mirza's debut in Bollywood and is a remake of the Tamil movie "Minnale." Alongside Dia and Madhavan, the film also featured a special appearance by Saif Ali Khan. The romantic drama, released in 2001, continues to be cherished by audiences, who eagerly anticipate the possibility of a sequel that would bring back the iconic on-screen pair.
The reunion of Madhavan and Dia at IIFA 2023 not only delighted fans but also reignited the nostalgia associated with their memorable film. It serves as a testament to the lasting impact that "Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein" has had on Indian cinema and the enduring popularity of its lead actors.