On the occasion of DDLJ's 25th anniversary, a bronze statue of Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan is going to be exhibit at Leicester Square in London on 20th October 2020. The film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is produced by Yash Raj films featuring the iconic evergreen reel couple Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The film is released in 1995.
Making the announcement, Yash Raj films tweet it on Twitter, " @imsrk and @itsKajolD's #DDLJ Statue to be unveiled in Leicester Square Statue to mark the film’s 25th Anniversary. #DDLJ25
The news is announced by the heart of London Business Alliance, it would be one of the latest addition at the Scenes in the Square which also includes statues of Wonder Woman, Harry Potter and etc.
As per the statement of Mark Williams who is the director of Destination Marketing at Heart of London Business Alliance says they are excited to make this iconic addition.
“It's fantastic to be adding such titans of international cinema to our trail as Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. This statue is a fitting tribute to the global popularity of Bollywood and the cultural bridges that cinema can help build, and we're in no doubt it will attract fans from all around the world," says Mark Williams.
The film DDLJ is written and produced by Aditya Chopra which broke the box office records. DDLJ is stated as one of the biggest blockbusters in the history of Hindi Cinema.
Avtar Panesar is the Vice President of special projects at Yash Raj Films, " We are honoured that these Bollywood superstars have been recognized alongside the Hollywood elite, from Gene Kelly to Laurel & Hardy, and this is a great way to express the international appeal of cinema," Panesar said," he says.