Dil Bechara is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age romance film directed by Mukesh Chhabra in his directorial debut, and produced by Fox Star Studios. Based on John Green’s 2012 novel The Fault in Our Stars, which was adapted by Shashank Khaitan and Suprotim Sengputa, the film stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi, and both encompass roles of grading terminal cancer patients.[clarify]
Fox Star Studios acquired rights for the Indian adaptation in 2014, after which it underwent series of casting and screenplay changes for four years. Filming commenced under the title Kizie Aur Manny by late June 2018. The film was shot across Jamshedpur and Ranchi with sporadic schedules in Mumbai; apart from the last one in Paris, France. The score and soundtrack were composed by A. R. Rahman, with lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The cinematography and editing were performed by Setu and Aarif Sheikh, respectively.