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Cinema beyond biases

India's film industry is one of the best things to come out of the country, writes Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

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Vanita Kohli-Khandekar New Delhi
Aditya Chopra’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaayenge or DDLJ (1995) is among the iconic films of the world. Raj and Simran’s love story is inextricably linked to (leading man) Shah Rukh Khan’s rise, to a liberalising India discovering the world and yet clinging on to things Indian — the warmth of family, weddings and the quirks of being desi. 

DDLJ is one of the most successful films both within and outside of India. Earlier this month, on the 25th anniversary of its release, Mark Williams, director of destination marketing, Heart of London Business Alliance, announced that a bronze statue of Khan and
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First Published: Oct 27 2020 | 12:09 AM IST

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