February 26, 2024

In a heartwarming tribute to the timeless Bollywood classic, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ), the Oscars Academy took to Instagram to celebrate the iconic pairing of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, featuring the evergreen song ‘Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna’. Directed by Aditya Chopra, DDLJ has etched its place in the hearts of fans worldwide with the epic love saga of Raj and Simran.

The Academy’s Instagram caption, “Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol performing the classic song ‘Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna’ from 1995’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge,” sparked a wave of nostalgia, prompting emotional responses from fans. Expressing enthusiasm, a fan shared their emotional reaction to the academy’s post. They highlighted the significant contributions of these two individuals to Bollywood and expressed anticipation for the day when they would be honored.

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The plea for a Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol reunion echoed through the comments, with fans expressing their desire to see the iconic duo grace the big screen once again. One fervent expressed the desire to witness the on-screen reunion of this couple. The hope was voiced that a director would take the initiative to bring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol together again and orchestrate their comeback.

DDLJ, holding the record as the longest-running film in Indian cinema, continues its enchantment with over 27 years of continuous screenings at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir theatre. The film’s stellar cast, including Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, and Anupam Kher, played pivotal roles in its iconic success.

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s on-screen chemistry remains unparalleled, with a filmography that includes hits like Baazigar, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Dilwale. Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan wrapped up a stellar 2023 with blockbuster hits like Pathaan, Jawan, and Dunki.

Watch the music video below:

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