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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 20 October 1995 (India)
A young man and woman - both of Indian descent but born and raised in Britain - fall in love during a trip to Switzerland. However, the girl's traditional father takes her back to India to fulfill a betrothal promise.

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Cast

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Simran Singh
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Chaudhry Baldev Singh
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Lajwanti 'Lajjo' Singh
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Dharamvir Malhotra
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
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Storyline

Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. The two meet on a month long Eurotrip, and what began as pranks and fun and games, ends in love. But by the time they realize it, it is already too late, as Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood fiancé. Raj leaves for India with a mission at his hands, to claim his lady love under the noses of her whole family. Thus begins a saga. Written by Nitin Pahwa

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Come... Fall In Love... All Over Again


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20 October 1995 (India)  »

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The Big-Hearted Will Win the Bride  »

Box Office

Budget:

INR 40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£107,330 (UK) (24 March 2000)
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Trivia

Director Karan Johar makes acting debut in this film. See more »

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. See more »

Quotes

Raj Malhotra: You son of a gun.
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Crazy Credits

The movie had a special credit for suggesting the movie's name and the credit was for Kirron Kher. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Aiyyaa (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Mehndi Laga KeRakhna
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Very good romantic comedy
12 November 2005 | by (Metairie, La) – See all my reviews

I usually go for Bollywood films for the music-dance numbers. While this flick has a few good ones, I was mostly pleased with the plot. I liked the second half the best. I was very disappointed to learn from IMDb that this is the second of only two films done by Pooja Rupanel. She brought a lot of life and spark to a minor role - the female lead's younger sister. She should have done more films. Like any really good comedy, the story had its serious aspects - just enough to make the plot interesting. The stand=by Bollywood love triangle plot can be used as many times as one wishes as long as one has good actors, terrific musical numbers, and a few novel plot twists.


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