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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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Simran Singh
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Chaudhry Baldev Singh
Farida Jalal ...
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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love | india | wedding | trip | britain | See All (24) »

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


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20 October 1995 (India)  »

Also Known As:

The Big-Hearted Will Win the Bride  »

Box Office

Budget:

INR 40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£107,330 (UK) (24 March 2000)

Gross:

£107,330 (UK) (24 March 2000)
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Trivia

On 14 December 2014 the movie continues and has remained in theaters and in 19 years, 1000 weeks. See more »

Goofs

During the climax, the railway station where Raj and Kuljit have a fight is shown to be 'Apta' (as seen on the signboard). Apta is a small station near Mumbai and is more than 1700 km away from Punjab where the plot is based. See more »

Quotes

Simran Singh: I'm sorry. I said a bit too much in anger.
Raj Malhotra: It's all right, Señorita. In big countries, such small things keep happening.
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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 »

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Soundtracks

Tujhe Dekha To Yeh Jaana Sanam
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar and Kumar Sanu
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Amazing piece of brilliance from bollywood
4 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

this film is a memorable masterpiece from Bollywood, i say this because of the songs and the storyline which still is and always will be one of the best in Indian cinema history. Shah Rukh gives his all time best acting in this film i know you won't agree on me on this but i think all the other films he has made since then he has overacted in them. When i first watched this film it made me cry which was something as i usually don't shed a tear when watching a movie it gave new meaning to the phrase love conquers all. The songs will always be a part of my memories especially tujhe dekha to which Kumar Sanu and Lata Mangeshkar do an absolutely awesome job on. All i can say now is this, thank you Bollywood for this pleasant movie.


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