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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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''.
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.
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.
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.