The timeless love story of Raj and Simran clocks 23 years in the industry. And, even after completing more than 2 decades, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is a craze among the audience. The film made Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan the epitome of romance, and the two stars basked in the glory of superstardom.
On Tuesday night, Shah Rukh took to Twitter to extend gratitude towards his fans for keeping Raj and Simran’s story alive even after 1200 weeks. He wrote, “A special journey that began 23 years ago, goes on even today. Your love has kept Raj & Simran’s story alive on the big screen for 1200 weeks non-stop. Thank u for falling in love with us so unconditionally for so many years! #23YearsOfDDLJ.
A special journey that began 23 years ago, goes on even today. Your love has kept Raj & Simran's story alive on the big screen for 1200 weeks non-stop. Thank u for falling in love with us so unconditionally for so many years! #23YearsOfDDLJ
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 23, 2018
DDLJ was a box office hit and is on the verge of being an iconic movie which became the highest grossing film of 1995 and is one of the most successful films in history. Other prominent actors who starred in DDLJ were Amrish Puri, Anupam Kher, Farida Jalal, Satish Shah, Achala Sachdev, and Mandira Bedi.
Meanwhile, SRK will be seen in the upcoming Aanand L Rai’s Zero which will star Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. The DDLJ actor will put on a whole new character where he will play a midget in the film while Anushka becomes a scientist and Katrina is a superstar suffering from substance abuse.
Kajol, on the other hand, recently released her movie Helicopter Eela where she played the role of a single mother opposite Bengali actor Riddhi Sen.
SRK and Kajol were last together on screen in Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale which also starred Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon.