New Delhi. Some movies are free from the constraints of time. Whenever you look at them, it looks like new. Even though 27 years have passed since the release of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer film ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, but even today Simran-Raj’s love gives heart beats. The youth of the film’s era, which was released on October 20, 1995, have become middle-aged today, but the film remains intact. Perhaps this is the reason why this film is still running in Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir cinema hall.
Aditya Chopra’s DDLJ made Shahrukh the King of Romance. Shahrukh and Kajol, playing the role of Raj and Simran, created such a magic on the silver screen, in whose grip the cinema lovers are still imprisoned. DDLJ There are many stories about the shooting and casting of this film, which became popular by the name, which you will probably know for the first time.
Shahrukh Khan and Kajol’s tremendous chemistry has made ‘Simran-Raj’ a historical character of Hindi cinema. The film, which was a blockbuster, won 10 Filmfare Awards. The success of the film put four moons in Shahrukh’s career. However, while making the film, no one thought that the film would become iconic. One of the most successful films of Hindi cinemaThe name of ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ holds the record for the longest run in any cinema hall. This film ran continuously for 700 weeks in the Maratha temple. Then after the completion of 20 years of ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, it was re-installed and is going on even today.
Tom Cruise in place of Shahrukh?
According to media reports, Aditya Chopra wanted to cast Tom Cruise as the lead actor in ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, because he felt that he would fit in this story of Indo American affair. But at the behest of Yash Chopra, it was offered to Shahrukh Khan. There is no need to tell anyone about what happened then. It is said that the title of this film was earlier kept as ‘The Braveheart Will Take the Bride’. Kirron Kher Changed it to ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’. There itself Kajol Armaan Kohli was first talked to K’s fiancé Kuljeet, but when Aditya saw Parmeet Sethi wearing jeans and a waistcoat at the audition, he felt that he was perfect for the character. And thus Parmeet was cast.
A leather jacket was bought for Shah Rukh Khan from Harley-Davidson in Bakersfield, California. (file)
The story of Shahrukh Khan’s popular leather jacket
During the making of this film, Uday Chopra bought a leather jacket from Harley-Davidson’s showroom in Bakersfield, California for $400. This Shahrukh Khan He made the choice of youth by wearing them in the film. Now talk about the superhit, melodious songs of this film. All the songs of the film are so melodious that even today people are compelled to ‘jhoona a little…’. Without ‘Henna Laga Ke Rakhna, Doli Saj Ke Rakhna’, the function of Mehndi on someone’s wedding seems incomplete. All the songs were also filmed in a very spectacular way.
Yellow mustard field found in Gurgaon
You hardly know that a song full of romance like ‘Tujhe Dekha Toh Yeh Jaana Sanam’ in a yellow mustard field was shot in a field near Gurgaon, adjacent to Delhi. Not only this, Anand Bakshi had to struggle a lot for the song ‘Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye’. say that Aditya Chopra He got this song written by changing different lines 24 times. When Jatin-Lalit’s music and Anand Bakshi’s lyrics got the voices of Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu and Amitabh Bhattacharya, they created history.
ALSO READ: 21 Years of RHTDM: Engineers touched hearts in Dia Mirza-R Madhavan’s film, read 10 interesting things
Jaa Simran Jaa Ji Le Apni Zindagi
Apart from the songs of ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, the dialogues were also tremendous. The audience sitting in the theater applauded each and every scene and dialogue of the film. whether Amrish Puri Telling his daughter Simran that ‘Ja Simran Jaa ji le Apni Zindagi’… or the dialogue ‘Palat’ at the railway station was such a hit that even today it is repeated frequently.
Tags: DDLJ, Kajol, shah rukh khan
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 20, 2022, 13:25 IST