Bollywood can get a bit preachy. Source Okay, Bollywood can get a lot preachy. Because if there was any industry solely dedicated to shoving forced upper middle-class morality down our throats, it’s this one. From happy endings to a clear good guy – bad guy – never getting laid guy bifurcation, there’s no storytelling medium […]
In today’s time, for a film to be successful, it needs to reach the 100/200/500 crore target but back in the day, a film’s success was determined by the number of days the movie stayed in the theaters for. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge was shown on a daily basis at the Maratha Mandir theater in […]
22 years ago, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) released on October 20th and it is still a classic and benchmark for romantic films in Bollywood.
Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most important men in the country, even though his job is to basically pretend to be other people. Source But for all his stardom, SRK has worked really hard to get where he is. And even though people might think an actor’s job is pretty easy, it’s not. […]
Some movies are beyond iconic. They occupy a place of pride in the hearts of their audience and their relevance transcends time. One such movie is Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, which propelled Shahrukh Khan and Kajol to perpetual stardom in this country. Regardless of whether the movie is actually any good or not, it is […]
In wake of Women’s Day, the internet has taken it upon itself to new creative heights. Coming up with the funniest responses to studio executives who insist on naming their movies with Y Chromosomes in mind. There is something to be said for a funny role reversal that trends for a day but the larger […]
Isn’t DDLJ one of our favorite movies of all time? The sarsau ke khet, the dramatic train scene, and the ‘Jaa Simran Jaa’ make this film one of the most memorable of all time. And perhaps nothing embodies ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’, as much as its iconic song, ‘Tujhe Dekha Toh Ye Jaana Sanam’. This […]