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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Directed by Aditya Chopra
Produced by Yash Chopra
Screenplay by Aditya Chopra
Story by Aditya Chopra
Starring Shahrukh Khan
Music by Jatin Lalit
Cinematography Manmohan Singh
Editing by Keshav Naidu
Distributed by Yash Raj Films
Release date(s) 20 October 1995 (1995-10-20)
Running time 189 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget 4 crore (US$680,000)
Money made 130 crore (US$22 million)

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (English: The Brave Hearted Will Take the Bride) is a 1995 Bollywood movie directed by Aditya Chopra and produced by Yash Chopra. It had Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in the title roles. Anupam Kher, Amrish Puri, and Farida Jalal played supporting roles. The music was composed by Jatin Lalit while lyrics were by Anand Bakshi. It was released on Diwali 1995 and became a blockbuster. In addition, the movie has been showing at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai for 25 years making the longest time the movie has been screened.


  • Shahrukh Khan as Raj Malhotra, an Non-resident Indian (NRI) living in London
  • Kajol as Simran Singh, an NRI living in London
  • Anupam Kher as Dharamvir Malhotra, Raj's father
  • Amrish Puri as Chaudhary Baldev Singh, Simran's father
  • Farida Jalal as Lajwanti "Lajjo" Singh, Simran's mother
  • Pooja Ruparel as Rajeshwari "Chutki" Singh, Simran's sister
  • Satish Shah as Ajit Singh, Baldev's friend in India
  • Parmeet Sethi as Kuljeet Singh, Ajit's son
  • Mandira Bedi as Preeti Singh, Ajit's daughter
  • Achala Sachdev as Simran's grandmother
  • Himani Shivpuri as Kammo Kaur, Simran's aunt
  • Anaita Shroff Adajania as Sheena, Simran's friend
  • Karan Johar as Rocky, Raj's friend
  • Arjun Sablok as Robby, Raj's friend


Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Soundtrack album by
25 July 1995
Genre Hindi Film Soundtrack
Length 38:32
Label Sa Re Ga Ma
Producer Jatin Lalit
No. Title Singers Length
1. "Ghar Aaja Pardesi"   Manpreet Kaur, Pamela Chopra 7:29
2. "Mere Khwabon Mein"   Lata Mangeshkar 4:17
3. "Ruk Ja O Dil Deewane"   Udit Narayan 5:14
4. "Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main"   Asha Bhosle, Abhijeet Bhattacharya 5:51
5. "Ho Gaya Hai Tujhko"   Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan 5:49
6. "Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna"   Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan 4:50
7. "Tujhe Dekha To"   Lata Mangeshkar, Kumar Sanu 5:02

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