|Film||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (Abbreviated as DDLJ. English translation: The Ones with a Heart Will Take Away the Bride)|
|Cast||Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, Satish Shah, Achala Sachdev, Himani Shivpuri, Parmeet Sethi, Mandira Bedi, Pooja Ruparel, Anaita Shroff & Karan Johar|
|Size||Approximately 37″ x 27.5″ inches|
|Condition||★ As Is|
|Packing||Rolled into unbreakable tube|
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
DDLJ poster for sale.
Featured here is a rare surviving original Bollywood movie poster of the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) abbreviated simply as DDLJ.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is a cult Hindi romance that was produced by the King of Bollywood romance, Yash Chopra and directed by his son, debutante director Aditya Chopra.
It starred superstar Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) and Kajol in lead roles. Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, Satish Shah, Achala Sachdev, Himani Shivpuri, Parmeet Sethi, Mandira Bedi, Pooja Ruparel, Anaita Shroff and Karan Johar played supporting roles in the film.
Printed and circulated to commemorate the film’s historic milestone of completing 500 weeks in 2005, this DDLJ poster for sale was originally designed and printed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used.
The poster announces it’s record shattering milestone achievement at the bottom, with the words “The longest running film in Indian cinema.” The tagline of the film, i.e. “Come fall in love” has been reworded to “Come fall in love, All over again” inline with the historic run of the film. The same is seen on the top of this DDLJ poster for sale.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) is an all-time blockbuster and remains the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema. In the year 2020, the film was still running at the Maratha Mandir theater in Mumbai – a full 25 years after its first release! The film’s screening was only temporarily halted during the lockdown period imposed due to COVID.
Considered as one of the biggest hits ever made in Indian cinema, the film boasts of 10 Filmfare Awards – the most ever won for a single film at the time as well as a National Film Award.
DDLJ’s epic success has ensured it continues to find a place on the “Movies You Must See Before You Die” list, making this DDLJ poster for sale, highly collectible!
This original Bollywood poster features an iconic photograph of Shah Rukh Khan embracing Kajol in a mustard field. The still has been taken from the song, “Tujhe Dekha Toh.” Set against a maroon background, the title of the film is seen embossed in gold at the bottom against a silver background in this original DDLJ poster for sale. The milestone achievement of 500 weeks is mentioned along with the title as well, along with the film’s 10 year journey, 1995 – 2005.
The soundtrack album of DDLJ sold over 100 million units. It featured seven super hit songs composed by Jatin Lalit and penned by Anand Bakshi.
Tracks like “Ruk Ja O Dil Deewane” sung by Udit Narayan, “Tujhe Dekha Toh” sung by Kumar Sanu & Lata Mangeshkar, “Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main” sung by Asha Bhosle & Abhijeet and “Mere Khwabon Mein” sung by Lata Mangeshkar have become permanently etched in Bollywood’s musical hall of fame.
The wedding song, “Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna” has become an essential part of Indian culture, fondly played at weddings across the globe till today.