Yet another year for DDLJ! Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Completes 17 Years Of Successful Continuous Run[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
The legendary and epic love story Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge has completed 17 years of successful continuous run at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai today. DDLJ was released on 20th October 1995. It was produced by Yash Chopra under the YRF banner, directed by Aditya Chopra, and starred Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The music of the film was given by Jatin-Lalit and lyrics by Anand Bakshi.
DDLJ was the first film where Shah Rukh Khan was seen in a complete romantic role since he started working in movies in 1992. Since then, he has come to be known as the King of Romance in Bollywood, a reign that continues till today. DDLJ also made SRK and Kajol the most loved and popular on screen couple.
At the time of its release, DDLJ became the biggest blockbuster of the year, winning 10 Filmfare Awards and a National Award.
DDLJ is also one of the only two Indian films that have been included in the list of "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", the other film being Mother India.
DDLJ has beaten the record of Sholay as the longest-running film ever in Indian cinema. Here is wishing team DDLJ all the best for another 17 years of successful and continuous run!
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