‘DDLJ’ completes 20 years, B-Town celebrates ‘epitome of romance’

Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) “The best film in the world”, “all time favourite romantic sagas”, “magical”, “epitome of romance” are some of the words that celebrities like Anupam Kher, Shraddha Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana and Riteish Deshmukh have used to mark the 20 years of Bollywood’s cult classic “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” (DDLJ).

Directed by Aditya Chopra, “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”, which released on October 20, 1995, starred Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol as Raj and Simran. The film also featured Mandira Bedi, Anupam, Amrish Puri and Farida Jalal.

Many other Bollywood celebrities including Parineeti Chopra, Nimrat Kaur, Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon took to Twitter to express their feelings about “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” and its ‘iconic jodi’ Shah Rukh and Kajol, who will next be seen together in Rohit Shetty’s “Dilwale”.

Here’s what these celebrities have tweeted:

Anupam Kher: 20 years have passed since DDLJ was released. I can still watch it any number of times. That is the magic of this film.

Riteish Deshmukh: DDLJ – Fan 20years ago – Fan today – Fan forever – @iamsrk @KajolAtUN and Adi Chopra.

Shraddha Kapoor: We need more movies like #DDLJ to be made!!! 20 years of one of my all time favourite romantic sagas! #DDLJ!

Parineeti Chopra: The best film in the world directed by the best human being in the world!!! #DDLJ #Adi @iamsrk It was the first film I ever watched.

Sujoy Ghosh: 20 years and I am still in love with DDLJ.

Ayushmann Khurrana: Wow! Iconic! Magical! #20YearsOfDDLJ.

Nimrat Kaur: Can’t have enough of #DDLJ, never possibly will. So adorable to see @iamsrk and @KajolAtUN treat the eyes again.

Arjun Kapoor: 20 years back we got our own superheroes Raj and Simran…They made us believe in the power of love…What a film.

Sushant Singh Rajput: “Mohabbat ka naam aaj bhi mohabbat hai…yeh na kabhi badli hai aur na kabhi badlegi”. #raj #simran #DDLJMostPopularFilm @iamsrk @KajolAtUN

Kriti Sanon: I remember saying out the dialogues while watching this! It was like reliving DDLJ all over again! How cute are you two!

Surveen Chawla: The epitome of romance; the couple that defined love THEN ,NOW and FOREVER @iamsrk #Kajol #DilwaleDulhaniaLeJayenge.

Dia Mirza: Goose bumps then and now #20YearsOfDDLJ.

Milap Zaveri: #DDLJ and then #KuchKuchHotaHai were the reasons I became a writer and wanted to make films. 20 years later I’m glad I chose to follow my dreams.

Kunal Kohli: @iamsrk Wow. The chemistry you and Kajol have is magic. Truly an all time great jodi. Fuel for die hard romantics like me.

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