Diwali Special: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Directed by Aditya Chopra
India | PG | Music, Romance | Hindi | 189
Venue: Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue

Celebrating its 23rd year running, the iconic Bollywood phenomenon starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, comes to Cinema Akil. The multi-award-winning love story is now the second longest-running film in theatres hit its 1200 weeks non-stop mark this year. Chaudhry Baldev Singh (Amrish Puri) is a London based immigrant. He, along with his wife Lajwanti (Farida Jalal) and two daughters Simran (Kajol) and Chutki (Pooja Ruparel) have been living in London for the past several years. A true Indian at heart, Chaudhry Baldev Singh is a man of great morals and has tried to imbibe the very same in his daughters. He has brought them up with the belief that they are strangers in this foreign land and are here purely for financial reasons. They will all return one day back to Punjab, back to his roots, his land, his culture, one that he so strongly believes in.