After a historic 1000 week run, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge made its final curtain call at the iconic Maratha Mandir today.
Post the 1000 week celebrations last December, the theater had
requested YRF to prepone the DDLJ morning show to 9:15 AM instead of
11:30 AM as it was becoming difficult for the cinema to accommodate
multiple new releases every week with just 3 regular shows.
Of course YRF obliged from February 13, 2015. However, while the
theater management was happy to continue the film for as long as it
continued to draw in the audiences, owing to logistical issues of
their staff having to work inordinately long hours to accommodate
an additional early morning show, it was mutually decided to end
the films historic and record breaking run.
After playing for 1009 uninterrupted weeks, the films
unprecedented performance has come to an end at the Maratha Mandir.
The film played out in the 9:15 AM show today for the last time at
However, this endearing and endless romance will continue to live in our hearts forever...