DDLJ returns to Maratha Mandir as theatres reopen in Maharashtra
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which recently completed 25 years, is back at its iconic cove in Mumbai
With theatres reopening in Maharashtra, Aditya Chopra’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge has started playing at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir from today. The film, which recently completed 25 years, is held as the longest-running Hindi film of all time. It has been playing at matinee shows at Maratha Mandir ever since its release. The theatre was shut down in March due to the pandemic but has now resumed operations under state guidelines.
Recently, Yash Raj Films had announced that they are re-releasing DDLJ to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The film will be re-released across Germany, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, USA, UK, Canada, Mauritius, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, Estonia and Finland to begin with.
Commenting on the same, Nelson D’Souza (Associate Vice President – International Distribution) had said, “DDLJ is a film that made people fall in love and has constantly won hearts whenever it has been screened across the world. On its special 25th anniversary, we are very happy to announce that we are re-releasing DDLJ so that audiences can celebrate this cult classic. Audiences all over the world will get a chance to watch the film once again on the big screen as we are planning the re-release in several key diaspora and non-diaspora global markets.”