25 years ago when Aditya Chopra-directed Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge hit the theatres, nobody had imagined the immense success the film will prove to be not just for the Yash Raj banner but also for Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s respective careers.
The film which released over two decades ago, continues to enthral movie fanatics even today. DDLJ, which has achieved several milestones in the past, is set to create history yet again. A bronze statue of SRK and Kajol will be unveiled at Leicester Square, London to mark the 25th anniversary of the film.
Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his respective social media accounts and wrote, “UPDATE… Bronze statue of #SRK and #Kajol to be unveiled at #London’s #LeicesterSquare to mark 25th anniversary of #DDLJ… Will be unveiled in Spring 2021… The first ever #Bollywood movie statue erected in #UK… #DDLJ is directed by #AdityaChopra (sic).”
A scene from the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was also shot in Leicester Square where Shah Rukh and Kajol’s characters first cross paths as strangers.The movie has been extensively shot in India, London, and Switzerland.