Aditya Chopra is ready, energetic and excited to do his Broadway debut as a director with one of the biggest hits of all times Dilwale dulhaniya le jayenge.
Yash Raj films have given its contribution to the film industry from the past several decades. Aditya Chopra who is known for giving a lot of blockbuster films in his career.
His debut directorial was none other than the legendary movie Dil wale dulhaniya le jayenge.Aditya Chopra the successful director stronly feels that the Broadway and Indian films are two lost lovers seperated in time because both of them celebrate music and dance and have a tendency to make the hearts of the audience melt.
The musical being produced by Yash Raj films is called ” Come fall in love”. The musical will feature book and lyrics by Laurence Olivier award winner Nell Benjamin, top indian composers like Vishal and Shekhar will team up in the composition.
Come fall in love is going to entertain people with the help of the talented people that are working on it on the stage in the Broadway season of 2022- 2023 in San Diego September 2022.
Aditya said ,” I’m terribly nervous and incredibly excited. I’m a hardcore cinema guy, I have never done theatre in my life and here I am trying to pull off the craziest ambition of my life. But what is giving me confidence is the fantastic team that I have. Each one of them are masters of their field and their brilliance and expertise is going to make this a fantastic show. The past 3 years as we have developed this passion project, I have learnt so much from them and discovered the unbelievable talent that the Broadway community has. I feel 23 again, the same age I was when I directed DDLJ. I’m once again a student, each one of my team members is more experienced than me in the world of theatre, I’m the rookie and I’m loving every moment of it. I’m all set to learn, explore, create and enjoy with these wonderful theatre artists and the magical world of Broadway Musicals. See you on stage in Autumn 2022 with Come Fall in Love – The DDLJ Musical Aditya Chopra
Aditya also said ,”After 26 years of ddlj I am again going to direct DDLJ but this time not in cinema but theatres. This time also I am going back to the original story of an American boy falling in love with an indian girl , a love story of 2 cultures … 2 world’s “.
Neil benjamin said , ” Ddlj was my first introduction to the genius of Aditya Chopra. I am so happy that I am approached to do the musical and I hope I will make everyone fall in love with Simran and Raj and their journey of love of two different cultures.