Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

19 October 1995 | 181 minutes | Comedy | Drama | Music

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Raj and Simran embark upon a journey across Europe to find themselves However end up finding love in each other. However with hurdles in the form of Simran’s stern father and her fiancée, they have a long way to go before can reach their happily ever after.

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Plot

Raj Malhotra (Shah Rukh Khan) and Simran Singh (Kajol) are both NRIs who’ve grown up in London with completely different ideologies. They end up on a train trip across Europe – Raj, to commemorate the end of his college life and Simran, to live boundlessly before being married to a man she has never met before – and take an instant dislike to each other. Over the course of the journey, amidst scenic locales and Swiss mountain ranges, Raj and Simran find themselves falling in love with each other only to part ways at the end of the journey, each longing for the other. Simran returns home and confides in her mother about her love for Raj. This conversation is overheard by her conservative and orthodox father, Baldev (Amrish Puri) who decides to move back home to India and speed up Simran’s marriage before things get out of hand. Raj comes to find Simran at her home in London, only to find it locked and abandoned. With his father’s blessing and encouragement, Raj decides to follow Simran to India and win her back. Back in Punjab, Simran meets Kuljeet (Parmeet Sethi), the man she is prevailed upon to marry. Cocky and big-headed, Kuljeet is nothing like Raj. Simran finds herself pining and depressed. To her surprise, Raj shows up pretending to be Kuljeet’s friend. Upon hearing of her desire to elope with him, Raj says that he wants to win her the right way, that is, with the blessings of her father. Raj ingratiates himself into the household and even manages to get Baldev to like him. Unfortunately Baldev finds a picture of Raj and Simran during the Europe trip and realises that Raj was the man that Simran had fallen in love with. He banishes Raj from the house and Raj leaves. At the train station, as Raj is leaving, Kuljeet shows up with his friends and they beat up Raj. Baldev arrives to break up the fight. Simran wishes to go with Raj However is held back by Baldev. Will their love conquer all or will they be separated for life?

Company Credits

Studio: Yash Raj Films
Distributed By: Yash Raj Films

Box Office

Net: Rs 61 Crores

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