‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ in new avatar; read Aditya’s Chopra’s announcement

Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge has been one of many evergreen movies within the historical past of Hindi cinema. A proof of its recognition and love from followers was the romantic movie working in a Mumbai theatre for over 25 years, and now, after the COVID-19 pandemic-imposed break will return to its unique show. If the return was not excellent news sufficient, the movie is now set to return as a broadway musical.

It’s going to be Aditya Chopra as soon as once more helming the enterprise. The manufacturing is ready to be a ‘large finances musical’. Apart from some Indian names like Vishal-Shekhar, the musical will characteristic quite a few worldwide artists and there may be additionally set to be a ‘international casting search’ for the actors starring within the enterprise.

Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge returns in broadway musical format, Aditya Chopra to direct

In a word shared on Instagram, Aditya Chopra shared that as a 14-year-old in 1985, his dad and mom, father, legendary director Yash Chopra and Pamela Chopra, made him expertise his first musical theatre expertise. He stated the show left him ‘speechless and shocked’. Being a fan of Indian blockbusters, he couldn’t consider that one thing like that might be created on the stage.

He additionally thought that broadway musical was similar to Indian movies, by way of colors, ‘heightened drama, passionate singing, unabashed singing, a traditional story and a cheerful ending’. He stated that Western musical theatre and Indian movies had been ‘lengthy misplaced lovers separated in time’.

The filmmaker then shared he was uniting these ‘lengthy misplaced lovers in Autum 2022’. He then stated that in 1995, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge had launched, altering the lives of not simply himself, however all related to the enterprise. However, he stated that being influenced by Hollywood and American popular culture, he by no means wished to make it in Hindi, as he had plans to cast Tom Cruise within the main function for a worldwide English-speaking viewers. However, that didn’t occur. and the Hindi model grew to become the longest-running Indian movie, ‘a tremendous journey’ he was grateful for.  

26 years later, he’s going to do his unique model of DDL of an American boy, as an alternative of an Indian boy, falling in love with an Indian lady, a narrative of ‘two cultures, two worlds.’ 

Chopra stated that he was ‘terribly nervous and extremely excited’ as being a ‘hardcore cinema’ fan who had by no means carried out theatre, he was trying to tug off the ‘craziest ambition’ of his life. He, nonetheless, acknowledged that his crew gave him confidence that will probably be a ‘fanstastic show’ as they had been ‘masters’ of their subject, whereas he was a ‘rookie’. He stated that he was as soon as once more a pupil, feeling 23, the identical age when he made the movie and that he was eager to study, discover, create and luxuriate in with these ‘fantastic theatre artists’.

The Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi maker stated he was growing this ‘ardour undertaking’ for 3 years, and discovered the ‘unbelievable expertise that the Broadway group had’. ‘See you on stage in Autumn 2022’, he signed off his message.  

The DDLJ musical has been titled Come Fall in Love- The DDLJ Musical. Come… Fall in Love will characteristic Vishal-Shekhar because the music composers, Laurence Oliver Award-winner Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde, Mean Girls)  because the lyricist, Tony and Emmy winner Rob Ashford (Frozen, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Boys from Syracuse) will choreograph with affiliate choreographer Shruti Merchant, Emmy and Tony Award winner Derek McLane (Moulin Rouge!, Hairspray Live!, 33 Variations) is on Scenic Design and Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winning Bill Sherman (In The Heights, Sesame Street, Hamilton) in Music Supervision. 

Aditya Chopra launched his newest enterprise as ‘The most iconic love story from India’.

This article was first revealed in www.republicworld.com


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