Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (Hindi: दिलवाले दुल्हनिया ले जाएँगे; English: The Big Hearted Will Take the Bride), also known as DDLJ, is a Hindi language film released on 20 October 1995. A romantic comedy, the film marked the directorial debut of Aditya Chopra, and stars Shahrukh Khan and Kajol.
Earning over Rs 106 crore in India and Rs 15 crore overseas, the film became the biggest Bollywood hit of the year, as well as one of the biggest Bollywood hits of all time. It remains the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema. As of 2011, it is still playing at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was included in the Cinema India showcase, "The Changing Face of Indian Cinema", which toured the United States in July and August 2004.Indiatimes Movies ranks the movie amongst the 25 Must See Bollywood Films. It was one of the two Hindi films in the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list (the other being Mother India). It was also placed twelfth on the British Film Institute's list of top Indian films of all time.