Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Directed byAditya Chopra
Produced byYash Chopra
Screenplay byAditya Chopra
Story byAditya Chopra
StarringShahrukh Khan
Kajol
Music byJatin Lalit
CinematographyManmohan Singh
Editing byKeshav Naidu
Distributed byYash Raj Films
Release date(s)20 October 1995 (1995-10-20)
Running time189 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
BudgetINR4 crore (US$680,000)
Money madeINR130 crore (US$22 million)

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (English: The Brave Hearted Will Take the Bride) is a 1995 Bollywood movie directed by Aditya Chopra and produced by Yash Chopra. It had Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in the title roles. Anupam Kher, Amrish Puri, and Farida Jalal played supporting roles. The music were composed by Jatin Lalit while lyrics were by Anand Bakshi.

Cast[change | change source]

  • Shahrukh Khan as Raj Malhotra, an Non-resident Indian (NRI) living in London
  • Kajol as Simran Singh, an NRI living in London
  • Anupam Kher as Dharamvir Malhotra, Raj's father
  • Amrish Puri as Chaudhary Baldev Singh, Simran's father
  • Farida Jalal as Lajwanti "Lajjo" Singh, Simran's mother
  • Pooja Ruparel as Rajeshwari "Chutki" Singh, Simran's sister
  • Satish Shah as Ajit Singh, Baldev's friend in India
  • Parmeet Sethi as Kuljeet Singh, Ajit's son
  • Mandira Bedi as Preeti Singh, Ajit's daughter
  • Achala Sachdev as Simran's grandmother
  • Himani Shivpuri as Kammo Kaur, Simran's aunt
  • Anaita Shroff Adajania as Sheena, Simran's friend
  • Karan Johar as Rocky, Raj's friend
  • Arjun Sablok as Robby, Raj's friend

Soundtrack[change | change source]

Untitled
No. TitleSingers Length
1. "Ghar Aaja Pardesi"  Manpreet Kaur, Pamela Chopra 7:29
2. "Mere Khwabon Mein"  Lata Mangeshkar 4:17
3. "Ruk Ja O Dil Deewane"  Udit Narayan 5:14
4. "Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main"  Asha Bhosle, Abhijeet Bhattacharya 5:51
5. "Ho Gaya Hai Tujhko"  Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan 5:49
6. "Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna"  Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan 4:50
7. "Tujhe Dekha To"  Lata Mangeshkar, Kumar Sanu 5:02

Reception[change | change source]

The movie became the biggest hit of that year and the second highest grossing of the 1990s.[1] The movie became the second one to be listed on the list of "1001 must see movies before you die".[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "All Time Earners". Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  2. "1001series". Retrieved 2012-09-20.

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