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Aditya Chopra Announces His Broadway Debut With Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Musical

It
was
in
1995
when
Aditya
Chopra
introduced
the
love
story
of
Raj
and
Simran,
and
now
26
years
later,
the
story
is
set
to
be
chronicled
as
a
Broadway
musical.
Chopra
on
Saturday
introduced
that
he
will
make
his
Broadway
debut
as
a
director
with
the
musical
model
of
the
traditional
romance
film.

ddlj-broadway

The
filmmaker
is
“terribly
nervous
and
extremely
excited”
about
the
Broadway
musical
and
he
feels
“23
once more
(the
similar
age
I
was
when
I
directed
DDLJ)”.

“I’m
a
hardcore
cinema
man,
I
have
by no means
completed
theatre
in
my
life
and
right here
I
am
making an attempt
to
pull
off
the
craziest
ambition
of
my
life,” he
mentioned
in
a
observe
shared
with
the
media.

Backed
by
Yash
Raj
Movies,
“DDLJ”,
as
it
got here
to
be
identified
by,
is
thought of
one
of
the
landmark
movies
in
Indian
cinema.
The
romance
drama,
which
launched
on
October
20,
1995,
propelled
its
lead
stars
Shah
Rukh
Khan
and
Kajol
to
stardom
and
made
them
one
of
the
most
cherished
onscreen
pairs.

Kajol Celebrates 26 Years Of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge With A Special PostKajol
Celebrates
26
Years
Of
Dilwale
Dulhania
Le
Jayenge
With
A
Particular
Submit

Titled
“Come…Fall
In
Love.
The
DDLJ

Musical”,
the
Broadway
present
will
be
produced
by
Chopra’s
Yash
Raj
Movies.
Primarily based
on
an
authentic
story
by
Chopra,
the
musical
will
characteristic
ebook
and
lyrics
by
Laurence
Olivier
Award-winner
Nell
Benjamin
of
“Legally
Blonde” and
“Imply
Women”
fame.
Music
director
duo
Vishal
Dadlani
and
Shekhar
Ravjiani
will
serve
as
composers,
whereas
Tony
and
Emmy
winner
Rob
Ashford
will
choreograph
with
affiliate
choreographer
Shruti
Service provider.
Tony
winner
Derek
McLane,
who
earlier
labored
on
musicals
like
“Moulin
Rouge!”,
“Hairspray
Stay!”
and
“33
Variations”,
will
design
the
set
with
music
supervision
by
Invoice
Sherman.
Adam
Zotovich
will
govt
produce
the
Broadway
musical.

“Come…Fall
In
Love.
The
DDLJ

Musical”
will
be
on
stage
in
the
Broadway
season
of
2022-2023,
with
a
world
premiere
at
the
Previous
Globe
Theatre
in
San
Diego
September
2022.
A
international
casting
search
begins
shortly
headed
by
Duncan
Stewart
of
Stewart/Whitley
casting
and
Yash
Raj
Movies
casting
head
Shanoo
Sharma.

In
his
observe,
Chopra
recalled
his
earliest
reminiscence
of
attending
a
Broadway
present
again
in
1985
when
his
filmmaker
father
Yash
Chopra
took
him
and
his
brother
Uday
Chopra
to
their
“first
musical
theatre
expertise”.

SRK On Iconic Train Scene In DDLJ: I Was Way Happier Holding The Gun Than Simran's HandSRK
On
Iconic
Practice
Scene
In
DDLJ:
I
Was
Means
Happier
Holding
The
Gun
Than
Simran’s
Hand

“The
lights
dimmed,
the
curtains
lifted
and
what
unfolded
in
the
subsequent
3
hours
left
me
speechless
and
shocked.
Now,
until
then,
I
was
a
child
who
was
an
avid
film
watcher
and
what
I
cherished
the
most
was
huge
display
Indian
blockbusters.
“However
that
day
what
I
noticed
on
stage
blew
my
thoughts.
I
couldn’t
consider
that
this
variety
of
spectacle
might
be
created
stay
on
stage,”
he
mentioned.

Chopra
mentioned
what
resonated
with
him
was
the
truth
that
the
musical
theatre
was
so
related
to
Indian
movies.
“It
was
simply
not
the
truth
that
each
use
songs
to
inform
the
story,
it
was
a lot
extra
than
that,
it
was
the
feeling
they
evoked
which
was
precisely
the
similar.
The
burst
of
colors,
the
heightened
drama,
the
passionate
singing,
the
unabashed
dancing,
a
traditional
story,
a
joyful
finish.
It
crammed
me
with
the
similar
pleasure
and
feelings
that
a
good
Indian
movie
does.
“I
realised
then,
that
worlds
aside,
languages
aside,
western
musical
theatre
and
Indian
movies
are
two
lengthy
misplaced
lovers
separated
in
time.”

The
filmmaker
mentioned
“Come…Fall
In
Love.
The
DDLJ

Musical”
is
the
most
formidable
undertaking
of
his
life.
“I’m
reuniting
two
lengthy
misplaced
lovers,
Broadway
Musical
and
Indian
Movies,”
he
added.

Chopra
additionally
revealed
that
he
initially
needed
to
make

Dilwale
Dulhania
Le
Jayenge

with
Hollywood
star
Tom
Cruise.
However
finally
made
the
film
in
Hindi
with
Shah
Rukh
Khan
and
Kajol
as
lead
stars.

“The
movie
created
historical past
and
modified
my
life
and
many
others
ceaselessly.
However
what
many
don’t
know
is
that
I
by no means
supposed
to
make
DDLJ
in
Hindi.
As
a
23
12 months
previous
younger
man
tremendously
influenced
by
Hollywood
and
American
pop
tradition,
I
thought
I
would
make
a
couple
of
Indian
movies
and
then
I
would
be
off
to
Hollywood
and
make
DDLJ
for
a
worldwide
English
talking
viewers
with
Tom
Cruise
as
my
main
man.
That
clearly
didn’t
occur,”
he
mentioned.

The
filmmaker,
nevertheless,
is
glad
for
his
Hindi
debut
that
gave
him
his
“id”
and
kickstarted
an
superb
journey
and
mentioned
he
will
at all times
be
grateful.

“26
years
later
I’m
going
again
to
my
authentic
imaginative and prescient
of
the
story
of
DDLJ,
a
love
story
of
an
American
boy
and
an
Indian
lady,
a
love
story
of
two
cultures…two
worlds.
“However
this
time
the
medium
is
not
cinema
however
theatre.
26
years
later
I
will
be
directing
DDLJ
all
over
once more
however
this
time
as
an
English
language
Broadway
Musical
for
a
worldwide
viewers,”
he
added.

Chopra
mentioned
he
might
be
nervous
however
he
is
relying
on
a
improbable
workforce
who
has
labored
with
for
the
previous
three
years
in
growing
“this
ardour
undertaking”.

“I
have
learnt
so
a lot
from
them
and
found
the
unbelievable
expertise
that
the
Broadway
group
has.
I
really feel
23
once more,
the
similar
age
I
was
when
I
directed
DDLJ.
“I’m
as soon as
once more
a
pupil,
every
one
of
my
workforce
members
is
extra
skilled
than
me
in
the
world
of
theatre,
I’m
the
rookie
and
I’m
loving
each
second
of
it.
I’m
all
set
to
be taught,
discover,
create
and
take pleasure in
with
these
great
theatre
artists
and
the
magical
world
of
Broadway
musicals,”
he
mentioned.

Nell
Benjamin
mentioned

Dilwale
Dulhania
Le
Jayenge

was
his
introduction
to
the
world
of
Indian
cinema.
“I
was
so
joyful
to
be
approached
to
do
the
musical
and
I
hope
my
work
helps
everybody
fall
in
love
with
Simran
and
Rog
and
their
journey
throughout
a number of
cultures
to
love.
“The
world
can
at all times
use
a
little
extra
cultural
understanding,
and
I
can’t
wait
to
sit
in
a
theater
with
an
viewers
sharing
the
pleasure
and
shock
of
‘Come
Fall
In
Love:
The
DDLJ
Musical’,”
he
added.


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