Awestruck Shahrukh Kajol Jodi for DDLJ Grand Premiere at Maratha Mandir
What Raj and Simran felt in DDLJ, youth defined love from that. How Raj waited and struggled with Simran's father to get his bride, elders defined values from that. The fragrance that is strong enough to bowled your wickets even after 1000 years, people are defining and will define romance from that.
The two arrows from DDLJ quiver that went crossing the millions of hearts were purely of Indian values and Indian romance that has been blossoming around us.
Lovely Stage Set for DDLJ Success Celebration
It is not about 1, 2 or 5 hundred crores club, it is about thousand. 1000 weeks club is not a small one, and Bollywood belongs to that is a matter of pride indeed for the industry. Viraf Firoz Patel hosted this live event, where the trailer that had got over 2 million hits, got screened again at the grand premier of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. The film DDLJ had released on 20 October 1995.
Amozon's Vise President Spoke on the DDLJ's Celebration Event
On the grand premier of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Amit Agarwal, Vise Present & Country Manager of Amazon India shared his DDLJ story. He said that when he asked her would-be-wife about her dream boyfriend, she replied 'Raj'. Amit wanted to get associated with the name from then, and the day came.
Amit further stated that DDLJ is among those cherished romantic stories for him in the history of Bollywood movies, which have made him and many other fall in love for not only its characters, but also its songs and scenes.
He added that it is a surreal experience for him to recall the train scene (of Raj and Simran), pigeon-feeding scene (featuring Shahrukh Khan and Amrish Puri), bade bade shahro me scene (shot taken in Europe with Shahrukh Khan and Kajol), and the popular palat scene. He congratulated the team of DDLJ for creating a new bar and also for being a part of something unforgettable. Amit also introduced DDLJ products on 1000 years' old brand, Amazon.
Asian Paint Introduced DDLJ Wall Decals
Amit Syngle, who is the President of Sales Marketing & Technology at Asian Paints also shared his DDLJ story. He launched DDLJ Wall Decals at the event.
Special Edition DDLJ Wall Art
Anjana Reddy was seven when she saw DDLJ. She said every scene in the ,movie is memorable. When asked, "Do you think like Simran that one Raj is somewhere sitting for her?" The lady replied, "I think 2 or more".
Shahrukh Khan & Kajol at Grand Premier of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge at Maratha Mandir
After the sharing of three DDLJ stories, there came the much awaited couple who is known for the sizzling chemistry, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol.
Shahrukh Khan Felt Honored
The superstar Shahrukh Khan feels honored for being a part of the film that has passed it's 20 years of journey and says DDLJ to belong with 1/5 of 100 years of Indian cinema.
Pride Words of Shahrukh Khan about DDLJ
"I will show off and I don't think their is any one in the world who can say sitting anywhere that from 20 years our film is just going on." -Shahrukh Khan
"It's not about the film, actor, director, or the story, it is about the love, the emotion, the kind of relationship that people share. They have taken the song and made them their own." -Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan Exposed His Memory Bag
2 Decades, 20 Years, 1000 Weeks, but the memories didn't fade. Shahrukh Khan brought them back to audiences. His bag that he carried with him had the DDLJ treasure which included cow-bell that he gifts to Simran being Raj, shooting time's jacket, mandolin, and Book with Aditya Chopra's words and emotions.
Kajol at Maratha Mandir Theatre for DDLJ Grand Premier
Kajol who played the unforgettable character of Simran appreciates the contribution of Aditya Chopra's mother Pamela who coordinated to bring the film together.
Kajol had found the title Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge stupid as it is too long and second, reveals the climax of the story. Though today people believe that no one could have better than Kajol as Simran, but the fact is, Kajol never belonged to the character. She revealed that Simran was too nice and sweet to play for her who is not like her and Aditya Chopra used to teach her all the scenes.
Shahrukh Khan (Raj): "Pyar Karti ho mujhse?"
Kajol (Simran): "Sabse jyada!"
Shahrukh Khan (Raj): "Bharosa hai mujhpe?"
Kajol (Simran): "Khudse jyada!"
These were those heart-strumming dialogues that Shahrukh Khan and Kajol had delivered in DDLJ and at celebration event being Raj and Simran.
Old Learning Naives Have Turned Biggies of Today
Shahrukh and Kajol shared that Anaita Shroff, Fashion Director at Vogue didn't know how to tie a sari at the time of DDLJ shooting. Yes, the lady is now a part of a leading fashion brand. Not only her, there are many other names from DDLJ team who have walked miles on the platform of success. They include: Farah Khan, Sharmishttha, and Manish Malhotra.
Shy Aditya Chopra Didn't Came, But Sent His Words through a Book
On the occasion of grand premier of DDLJ at Maratha Mandir Theatre, Shahrukh Khan carried a bag of memories and said DDLJ to not belong with them (only), but to the world. He says the film to be about emotions that are beyond acting and techniques.
"It was love, passion and just simplicity that Adi believed." -Shahrukh Khan
Book Unveiled by Shahrukh Khan: Aditya Chopra relives Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
This book was by Naseen Munni Kabir on media-shy Aditya Chopra.
The book that Shahrukh Khan brought, it revealed many back screen stories of DDLJ. Aditya Chopra had Saif Ali Khan and his mind if Shahrukh would not have given his yes or commitment. He also shared through the book that he wanted to work with Hollywood star Tom Cruise. Sharukh Khan and Kajol got signed to create the history with DDLJ though.
His words and talks that he never said in front of people, those all were in that book.
"Aditya Chopra doesn't come, but addresses through the people who works in his film." -Shahrukh Khan