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Following the release of the 25-year-old ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, a bronze statue of the film’s lead actor Shah Rukh Khan and Kajal will be installed in London’s Leicester Square. Informing about this, trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote that the statue will be unveiled in the spring of next year. It will be the first statue of any Bollywood film made in the UK. A movie scene will be created on the statue.
Has achieved budget 25 times
Released on October 20, 1995, Aditya Chopra made his directorial debut. According to the official website of Yashraj Films, the film was made at Rs 4 crore and at that time it grossed Rs 89 crore in India and Rs 13.50 crore abroad. The total collection of the film in 1995 was Rs 102.50 crore which if seen today would be around Rs 524 crore.
You can still see the Maratha temple
The rest of the films are also screened at the Maratha Temple, a single-screen cinema hall in Mumbai Central, but are screened daily at 11:30 a.m. on DDLJ. This sequence has been going on continuously for 25 years. This movie keeps coming on TV. But even today people come to see the love story of Raj and Simran on the big screen. According to Desai, managing director of the hall, the hall is almost half full during the DDLJ show. However, the show is housefull on weekends.