DDLJ movie poster for sale!
Featured here is an original Bollywood poster of the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), abbreviated as DDLJ.
This is an actual surviving original DDLJ movie poster of the 1995 film directed by debutante director Aditya Chopra starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) along with Kajol in lead roles. Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, Satish Shah, Achala Sachdev, Himani Shivpuri, Pooja Ruparel, Parmeet Sethi, Mandira Bedi and Karan Johar played supporting roles in the film.
Printed and circulated during the actual screening of the film in theaters (somewhere in the late 1990s), this DDLJ movie poster was originally designed and printed for publicity of the film, but never ended up being used.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) is an all-time blockbuster and remains the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema. In 2001, DDLJ overtook Sholay (1975) as the longest-running film in Indian cinema. By 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.
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 movie poster, highly collectible!
The tagline of the film, i.e. “Come … fall in love” is seen in large letters in red on the top of this Bollywood poster. Shah Rukh Khan is seen wearing a Punjabi pathani kurta in a dancing pose. Kajol appears alongside in a stunning green lehenga. The photo stills appearing in this DDLJ movie poster have been taken from the iconic song, “Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna.” A soothing blue sky shade is seen in the background.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) is a 1995 romantic Bollywood movie produced by the King of Bollywood romance, Yash Chopra and directed by his son Aditya Chopra. The film is considered as one of the biggest Bollywood hits ever made in Indian cinema. It boasts of 10 Filmfare Awards, the most ever won for a single film at the time as well as a National Film Award, making this DDLJ movie poster, highly collectible!
The soundtrack album of the film reportedly 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.