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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (Brave Heart Will Take the Bride) was a huge hit in India, and won all the major Filmfare Awards. It was also the film that catapulted Shahrukh Khan to Bollywood superstardom, and it was the first of several successful pairings of Khan and Kajol. Khan plays Raj, a likeably goofy rich Indian boy, brought up in London, who's had everything handed to him in life. Kajol is Simran, a proper Indian girl who also lives in London. Her stern father (Amrish Puri) has arranged for her to go to back to his sorely missed homeland in Punjab to marry the son of an old friend. Simran persuades the old man to let her go off on a month-long trip to Europe with her girlfriends before she weds. On the trip, Simran meets Raj, and naturally they don't get along at first. He humiliates her with his pranks, and she refuses to loosen up. Then they get stranded together, get drunk together, sing and dance together, and begin to develop feelings for each other. They return to London, each hoping the other will express his/her love. They part, and when Simran's father overhears her telling her mother (Farida Jalal) about Raj, he gets angry and demands that they leave for India immediately. But Raj follows them there, determined to win over Simran's father and take Simran as his bride. He ingratiates himself with the dimwitted groom, Kuljit (Parmeet Sethi), and enters the household as his friend. Things get even more complicated when Kuljit's family mistakenly believes that Raj is interested in the groom's sister, and they begin to plan a double wedding. The film was the directorial debut of Aditya Chopra, and the hit soundtrack was composed by the writing team Jatin-Lalit.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Kids & Family, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Aditya Chopra
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 18, 2004
Runtime:
Yash Raj Films

Cast

Shah Rukh Khan
as Raj Malhotra
Kajol
as Simran
Anupam Kher
as Dharamvir Malhotra
Amrish Puri
as Chaudhry Baldev Sing...
Karan Johar
as Raj?s Friend
Satish Shah
as Ajit Singh, Baldev's...
Achala Sachdev
as Simran's Grandmother
Himani Shivpuri
as Kammo Kaur
Pooja Ruparel
as Rajeshwari "Chutki" ...
Anaita
as Sheena
Parmeet Sethi
as Kuljeet Singh
Mandira Bedi
as Preeti Singh
Arjun Sablok
as Raj?s Friend
Lalit Tiwari
as Simran?s Uncle
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It's like Shahrukh Khan has his own style that represents in most of his movies. I'm not a big fan of Kajol but I don't mind watching her. I watched this movie a long time ago. Still remember every part of it. Religious parents can be frightening. They'll give you freedom with some horror in it. I liked this movie a lot. Shahrukh Khan's presents is enough to make the movie hit!

3niR
Dead Angel

Super Reviewer

½

I loved the musical numbers but otherwise I wasn't particularly keen on the film. I found Raj annoying for most if not all of the first half, but found myself liking him better after the intermission.

newvogueravyn
Kylie B

Super Reviewer

Exhausting

kenstachnik
Ken Stachnik

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