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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Year:
Duration:
189 min | Japan:183 min | USA:181 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance
IMDB rate:
8.4
Director:
Aditya Chopra
Awards:
12 wins
Details
Country: India
Release Date: 1995-10-20
Filming Locations: Angel Underground Station, Islington, London, England, UK
Earnings
Opening Weekend: £107,330 (UK) (26 March 2000)
Gross: £107,330 (UK) (26 March 2000)
Cast
Actor
Character
Shah Rukh Khan
Raj Malhotra
Kajol
Simran Singh
Farida Jalal
Lajwanti 'Lajjo' Singh
Satish Shah
Ajit Singh
Achala Sachdev
Simran's Grandmother
Himani Shivpuri
Simran's Aunt
Pooja Ruparel
Rajeshwari / Chutki
Damyanti Puri
Lalit Tiwari
Simran's Uncle
Hemlata Deepak
Simran's friend
Mohit Kumar
Mansoor Merchant
Govind Khatri
Rajesh Bhatija
Shanker Iyer
Baby Nupur
Baby Raashi
Anaita Shroff
Sheena, Simran's friend
Arjun Sablok
Roby, Raj's friend
Karan Johar
Rocky, Raj's friend
Pallavi
(as Pallavi Vyas)
Anita Shroff
Tulika
Parmeet Sethi
Kuljeet
Uday Chopra
Man on bike infront of Kajol (uncredited)
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Trivia
As of May 2005, the film played for over 500 weeks at the Maratha Mandir theater in Mumbai, India, making it the longest-running initial release in the history of Indian cinema. This is a few weeks more than Sholay (1975).
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Tom Cruise was considered for the role of Raj Malhotra.
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Himani Shivpuri was scripted to be in the last scene of the movie, but her husband died during the making of the movie, which made her unable to participate.
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Goofs
When Raj and Simran's mom had a word when Simran's Mom catches both of them she had a different dress and when she call them up in room and Raj had his conversation with her she has a different one.
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During the fight scene at the end, there are several instances where Raj swings at Kuljit and clearly misses, and yet Kuljit reacts like he has been hit anyway.
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Before the song "Tujhe dekha to yeh jana..", Simran is standing in a field of green grass. A shot later she starts running from a field of yellow flowers.
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Quotes
Raj Malhotra: You son of a gun.
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Simran Singh: I'm sorry. I said a bit too much in anger.
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Simran Singh: Raj, do you know what day is tomorrow?
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Faq
Q
Is there a soundtrack album?
A
The soundtrack album was released by RPG Music/Saregama, which is the licensee of EMI Group Ltd. in India.
Q
What is Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge?
A
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, known as DDLJ for short, is a Hindi-language Bollywood-style film directed by Aditya Chopra, which has had the longest-running initial release in Indian cinema history. In English, the title translates to either Lovers will Walk off with the Bride, The Big-Hearted will Win the Bride, or The Brave Heart will Take the Bride.
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Who wrote the music?
A
The music, which includes the score and songs, was written by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit, commonly known as the duo Jatin Lalit. The lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi.
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Photos from cast
Anupam Kher Amrish Puri Mandira Bedi