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#DDLJ Enters 1087th Week Running At Maratha Mandir, Here Is The Cast 20 Years Later

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Bollywood film "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", considered an ode to love by many, has started its 20th year of uninterrupted run at the iconic Maratha Mandir cinema hall. The film changed the course of the nation's cinema and became an unparalleled brand by catapulting itself into being the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema, read a statement from production banner Yash Raj Films.

It's The End, literally. Mumbai's Maratha Mandir cinema showed Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Bollywood's definitive romance, for the very last time on February 19, 1009 weeks - almost 20 years - after it began playing on October 19, 1995. An audience of 210 watched the final show.



 Simran from 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' still looks mesmerising. Bubbly, sweet, and crazy in love. She has inspired women to follow their hearts. Recently, she appeared in the movie 'Dilwale' with Shah Rukh Khan and recreated the nostalgic moments from the DDLJ.


Shah Rukh Khan 

 He was, is and will always be the best boyrfriend, ever! It has been almost 20 years now, since he played this role of Raj Malhotra, through which he stole the hearts of women from one generation to the next.


Amrish Puri 

He played the role of Simran's father, Baldev Singh who was very strict and conservative in this movie. Unfortunately, this legend in no more with us as he passed away in 2005 at the age of 72.


Farida Jalal 

 She is one of the most popular and talented actresses from the 90's, who played the role of Simran's mother Lajjo in this movie. Now, she mostly appears on the small screen and was last seen in the TV show 'Satrangi Sasural', in which she portrayed the role of Gomti Devi Vatsal.


Anupam Kher 

 He played the role of Raj's father in the movie, who epitomised the concept of 'Daddy Cool'. A veratile actor who has excelled in all possible types of roles, he was recently awarded with Padma Bhushan in 2016 for his contribution in the field of cinema and arts.


Pooja Ruparel 

 Who played the role of Kajol's younger sister Chutki in the movie and was much appreciated for the protrayal of this role. Recently, she was cast in the movie 'X - Past is Present' directed by a team of eleven filmmakers.


Karan Johar 

 He played the role of Raj's friend and also assisted Aditya Chopra in the making of the movie. Currently, he is one of the Bollywood's most successful filmmakers who is popularly known for his movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, My Name Is Khan, and Student of the Year.



Arjun Sablok 

  He too played the role of Raj's friend in this movie. Now, he has become a director and works under the Yashraj Films banner. In his career he has directed two films ''Na Tum Jaano Na Hum'' and ''Neal 'n' Nikki''.


Parmeet Sethi 

 He played the role of Kuljeet in this movie, who wanted to marry Simran, but she was in love with Raj and did not want to marry him. He has now turned into a director with the 2010 released movie 'Badmaash Company' starring Shahid Kapoor and Anushka Sharma.


Satish Shah 

 He played the role of Amrish Puri's friend Ajit, who was also Kuljeet's father in the movie. From playing a dead body in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron to his last film 'Humshakals' in 2014, Satish Shah has never failed. His roles on TV are also legend.


Mandira Bedi 

 She played the role of Kuljeet's sister Preeti Singh in the movie. Currently, she is one of the most popular TV presenters and also has a brand of Sarees under her name.


posted Aug 24, 2016 by Mary D'souza

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Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) – 320 Crore 

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Kick (2014) – 231 Crore 

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Most films are fortunate to keep running for a couple of months. In India, an ineffectively performing film can be expelled from theaters inside a week of its discharge if gatherings of people aren't purchasing tickets. It's the inverse issue of 1995's Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which finished a 1,009-week keep running at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir in February. 

DDLJ (that is the thing that the cool children call it — on the grounds that it's a bite) recounts the account of Raj (Shahrukh Khan) and Simran (Kajol), two youthful Indians experiencing childhood in Britain who meet on an outing crosswise over Europe with their companions. They begin to look all starry eyed at, on the grounds that that is your specialty in Bollywood, yet Simran is locked in to another man, so Raj needs to go to India and win back his lady of the hour. So for the uninitiated, would could it be that makes DDLJ so extraordinary? What makes a film sufficiently pivotal to withstand two many years of advancing society and the film tastes of over a billion people? We'll let you know. 


Sheer chemistry

DDLJ's story is a basic one, one that must be executed to such amazing accomplishment by performing artists whose affection feels past credible, yet inescapable. This was not the first but rather the third film that Khan and Kajol did together, yet something happened on that screen, a science that reinforced the two leads additionally worked with Aditya Chopra's heading and script to make Raj and Simran become animated. 



Individuals love weddings — particularly Indian individuals, and Indian weddings. Simran's family goes to India for the progressing celebrations paving the way to her pre-marriage ceremony, including an engagement function, elaborate garments and gems, and obviously, a lot of music and move. 



Here's a critical and maybe shocking certainty about Bollywood motion pictures: They cherish Europe. Since DDLJ, the transformative Euro-trip has gotten to be something of a figure of speech in Indian silver screen, yet it is to a great extent credit to this film. Raj and Simran begin to look all starry eyed at among the Swiss Alps and on global trains; in particular, they bond over being pariahs and a typical social history that most around them don't share. 


Family values 

Raj and Simran are both to a great degree near their folks. Despite the fact that Raj is delineated as more Westernized, he and his "Pops" (Anupam Kher) are as much companions as they are father and child. Simran feels sufficiently good to trust with her mom (Farida Jalal), yet in a patriarchal family unit, her mom can be minimal more than an emotionally supportive network. She gives Simran an intense discourse about the obligations of Indian ladies — a discourse which is as yet awful and valid for some ladies around the globe. 

Simran's dad (Amrish Puri) is the true antagonist of the film, a power figure with conventional qualities who wavers to try and let his girl go to Europe — so you can envision how he'd respond to her discarding her own particular wedding to wed another man. It's appreciation for family that pushes Raj and Simran to conceal their adoration and win the older folks' favoring rather than simply fleeing together. Each time Raj win's somebody's endorsement — whether it's Simran's mom, sister, or any irregular relative present (and there are bounty), each effective association feels like a little however discernable triumph for the youthful couple's affection. 



This one is amazing, and won't not look good for a film created today; but rather the tale of the insidious playboy who abruptly retouches his courses for a basic (if once in a while anxious) lady — out of affection — has demonstrated itself over and again all through film history. Without a doubt, toward the day's end, it's Raj who does the truly difficult work like sneaking off to India and astutely enchanting and controlling Simran's whole amplified family...but he'd most likely still be intoxicated in his swimming pool in the event that she hadn't given him motivation to get it together in any case. 



The title of Miss India is a pined for one. Consistently, a large number of young ladies from all kinds of different backgrounds and from towns of all shapes and sizes, battle the clash of excellence and brains to wind up Miss India. The victors see this title as a take off platform to become well known in the realm of glamour and fame. In any case, woman fortunes does not sparkle on all. A portion of the victors have figured out how to wind up fruitful and others have gone into obscurity. Overlooked and lost. In this way, here is a photograph gathering of Miss India title champs, in a 'then and now' style. 


1. Aishwarya Rai 

Aishwarya Rai is a standout amongst the most excellent ladies on the planet won Miss World in 1994. She has demonstrated her acting ability in Bollywood as well as Hollywood also. A mother now, despite everything she is generally as delightful and dazzling. 


2. Dia Mirza

Dia won Miss Asia Pacific in the year 2000 and made a superhit debut in 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein' in 2001. She didn't last much in the business, however individuals adore her for her doll confront and shocking figure. Presently, she is moved center to philanthropy work. She got hitched to her business accomplice Sahil Sangha in 2014. 


3. Celina Jaitly 

Celina Jaitly was delegated Femina Miss India Universe in 2001. Subsequent to doing bit estimated parts, she at last chose to get hitched to Peter Haag. She is a glad mom of twins now. 


4. Priyanka Chopra

The talented actress Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in 2000. Not just in a Bollywood, Priyanka is now an international icon and making all of us proud of her.


5. Tanushree Dutta 


Tanushree Dutta is the beneficiary of Femina Miss India Universe title in 2004. This triumph took into account her effective section in the Bollywood business, as she began getting offers to assume lead parts from that point. In the wake of showing up in a couple of motion pictures, the performing artist floundered. Presently, she is attempting her fortunes in Bengali motion pictures. 


6. Sushmita Sen 


Bollywood performing artist Sushmita Sen was delegated Miss Universe in 1994. The dazzling on-screen character, who began her acting profession in Bollywood with Dastak had embraced two youthful little girls, and is a pleased single parent. 


7. Lara Dutta 

Lara Dutta who is one of the fruitful performing artist was delegated Miss Universe in 2000. Subsequent to demonstrating and going ahead TV advertisements, Lara made her Bollywood debut with Andaaz. Presently, she is hitched to tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi. She is a mother to an infant young lady. 


8.  Neha Dhupia

Neha is the victor of the Femina Miss India in 2002 and has acted in Julie and Qayamat. She is currently attempting to make a vocation for herself in parallel silver screen.