Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge also known as DDLJ, is a 1995 Indian romantic drama film.The makers of ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ have released its new trailer celebrating 1000 weeks. The movie will complete 1000 weeks in December and Yash Raj Films is planning to celebrate the occasion in a big way. It was written and directed by debutante director Aditya Chopra, produced by his father Yash Chopra, and stars Shahrukh Khan and Kajol. The film tells the story of a young couple who fall in love on a European vacation, and relates how the boy tries to win over the girl’s parents so that she can marry him rather than the boy that her father has chosen for her. It was filmed in India, London, and Switzerland.
106 crore (US$17 million) in India and
16 crore (US$2.6 million) overseas, the film was declared an “All-time Blockbuster” and became the biggest Bollywood hit of the year, as well as one of the biggest Bollywood hits ever.During the 1996 awards season, the film won 10 Filmfare Awards, the most ever for a single film at that time, as well as the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Celebrating 1000 Weeks:
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was ranked by Indiatimes Movies among the “25 Must See Bollywood Films”. It was one of two Hindi films in the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die” list along with Mother India. It was also placed twelfth on the British Film Institute’s list of the top Indian films of all time. The film was declared an all-time blockbuster and it remains as the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema. As of 2014, it is still playing at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai; it completed 900 weeks on 11 January 2013, and is due to complete 1,000 weeks on 18 December 2014.
YRF has further planned to hold a screening of the movie. SRK was quoted saying, “Aditya Chopra was planning something. We will take 15 minutes of unedited footage of the film. We will also watch the film together. There is lot of affection attached with the film. It’s a special moment for sure. It’s the second longest (running) film. I think the first was a Chinese film. Yes, we will have a celebration,” said the 49-year-old actor.
Watch Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge – New Trailer:
Also, as a part of the celebrations, SRK and Kajol, who were last seen in ‘My Name Is Khan’, will appear on hit television show, ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’ to celebrate the 1000 week run of their Bollywood cult classic. This will be Kajol’s first ever appearance on any reality TV show. There are plans of celebrations at Maratha Mandir too.