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).
The soundtrack album was released by RPG Music/Saregama, which is the licensee of EMI Group Ltd. in India.
What is Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge?
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.
Who wrote the music?
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.