Aditya Chopra’s maiden film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge completed 24 years of running on October 19. The film was released on October 19. 1995. Kajol shared a special social media post to mark the post. Kajol evoked the past sweet memories of essaying the role of Simran in the film.
Her famous pose from DDLJ’s poster where she was seen reading a book while Shah Rukh Khan sat beside her with a guitar in his hand. Sharing the photo, the actor wrote, even after completing 24 years of DDLJ still got the specs and still reading in weird places.
She recreated her pose from the poster in which she can be seen reading a book wearing a yellow dress with round frame spectacles. Kajol posted a clip to Instagram, in which she can be seen reading a book wearing almost similar glasses and a yellow sweatshirt.
The love story of Raj (SRK) and Simran (Kajol) showcased in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, fondly called DDLJ by fans. For every 90s kid, it redefined romance became an instant hit. The film was backed by an ensemble cast including actors like Anupam Kher, Amrish Puri, Farida Jalai, Satish Shah, Mandira Bedi, and others.
At the 1996 edition of the awards ceremony, it won several awards including Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Director. After 24 years of its release, the film continues to run in Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai.
DDLJ narrates the moving love story of Raj and Simran. On a vacation in Europe, the young hearts fall in love. Thereafter, Simran’s father takes her back to India to marry her to another boy as promised.
Music by Jatin Lalit made the film’s album the most remembered film album of the 90s. With few hit songs like “Na jaane mere”, “Tujhe dekha” and “Ruk ja’ still marks the presence of 24 years old chemistry of Kajol and Raj.