Forward of twenty fifth anniversary of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Uday Chopra, who was once an assistant on the set, recalled how the film started the trend of At the back of The Scene (BTS) movies in Bollywood.
DDLJ, as the film is popularly recognized, was once launched on October 20, 1995, and marked the directorial debut of Uday’s elder brother Aditya Chopra aka Adi.
“Adi sought after to do one thing that nobody had ever carried out prior to in India with DDLJ. He requested me to be in fee of directing the ‘making’, and because this had no longer been carried out prior to, I needed to just about invent tips on how to move about it. Having simply returned from film college in California, I made up our minds this is able to be an excellent chance to check out my hand at some other side of filmmaking,” Uday mentioned.
He added: “The very first thing we wanted was once plenty of pictures on set and again then S-VHS was once the simplest viable possibility. So, with the exception of being an assistant on the set I additionally was the videographer for the BTS pictures!”
Uday shared that he would actually have a digital camera in one hand and the clap in the different, with a software belt to stay batteries, charging cables and different spare portions.
“I used to be rather a sight on the set! The benefit, which I later found out was once that all artists have been very happy with me being proper in their faces! This made for some actually fascinating and intimate photographs, which helped the BTS pictures significantly,” he recalled.
“DDLJ was once the film that started a trend which is now popularly known as BTS or At the back of The Scenes. Again then, we simply known as it ‘The Making’,” knowledgeable Uday.
Launched in 1995, the film is directed through Aditya Chopra. The tale revolves round the characters Raj and Simran, who meet throughout a travel throughout Europe and fall in love.