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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 20 October 1995 (India)
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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
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Ajit Singh
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Simran's Grandmother
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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  »

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INR 40,000,000 (estimated)

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£107,330 (UK) (24 March 2000)
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Trivia

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have created a frenzy on social media as they recreated an iconic pose from their hit yesteryear film, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. And to do his bit to remember the iconic film, director Aditya Chopra has begun the shooting of his next film, Befikre on the same day when DDLJ had hit the screen, 20 years ago. It was on October 20, 2015, that Aditya Chopra's debut movie released and on this day exactly 20 years later, the official prep work for Befikre began in Paris. Befikre is one of the much awaited Yash Raj Film. It stars Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor in the lead roles. Seems like Aditya Chopra wants to relive DDLJ with his next film. See more »

Goofs

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. See more »

Quotes

[Raj is lying with his head on Simran's legs. She is stroking Raj's head]
Simran Singh: Raj, do you know what day is tomorrow?
Raj Malhotra: [opens his eyes desperately] What is it now?
Simran Singh: Tomorrow is my first Karwa Chaud. I want you to give me my first water after my fast.
Raj Malhotra: Hands off!
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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 Aladin (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ai Meri Zohrajabeen
from Waqt (1965)
Written by Sahir Ludhianvi
Composed by Ravi
Performed by Ajay Trivedi
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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What an awesome movie!
29 October 2001 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

I'm sooo in love with this movie. Its way better than Kuch Kuch Hota Hai or any other Hindi film or ANY film in general that I've ever seen! It's that good! I just want to recommend this to everyone ESPECIALLY if your a Shah Ruhk Khan/Kajol fan, they are awesome together. The whole supporting cast does a great job too- Put together with the beautiful direction of Aditya Chopra they turn a simple storyline of uncliched love into a heartfelt movie you can watch over and over again. Oh, and did I mention the songs rock too!


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