25 Years of DDLJ: Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol change their Twitter names to Raj and Simran, say 'this always feels special'


Weaving a memorable and evergreen film out of a simple love story of Raj and Simran, Aditya Chopra broke all records with his directorial debut Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. A romantic film with all the ingredients of a blockbuster, the Yash Raj Films' mega-blockbuster, continues to be a favourite among the audience. Today, as DDLJ completes 25 years since release, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol took fans on a trip down the memory lane. Changing their Twitter names to Raj and Simran respectively, Shah Rukh and Kajol thanked all those who made the film a mega-blockbuster and an evergreen one. 

Shah Rukh, on Twitter, shared a video and wrote, "25 years!!! Filled with gratitude towards you for loving Raj & Simran, with all your heart. This always feels special"

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Kajol wrote, "Raj & Simran! 2 people, 1 film, 25 years and the love doesn't stop coming in! I am truly grateful to all the people who made it what it is today.. a phenomenon and a part of their own history. The fans! Big shoutout to all of you"


Farah Khan, who was the choreographer, shared a video and wrote, "Can’t believe its #25YearsOfDDLJ though i did just this 1 song in the film its a huge part of my repertoire. Thank you @yrf n #AdityaChopra 4 including me in the silver anniversary.. not many include the technicians"

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge made history with a 1,274-week run at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir theatre. It had to be pulled down when the theatre was forced to temporarily close in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film also starred late Amrish Puri, Anupam Kher, Himani Shivpuri, Parmeet Sethi, Pooja Ruparel, Farida Jalal and Satish Shah among others. 

(Source: Twitter)