Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood fiancé. Raj leaves for India with a mission at his hands, to claim his lady love under the noses of her whole family. Thus begins a saga.
|Release Date||:||October 20, 1995|
|Genres||:||Comedy, Drama, Romance|
|Production Company||:||Yash Raj Films|
|Writers||:||Aditya Chopra, Aditya Chopra, Aditya Chopra, Javed Siddiqui|
|Casts||:||Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Anupam Kher, Satish Shah, Achala Sachdev, Himani Shivpuri, Pooja Ruparel, Mandira Bedi, Uday Chopra, Parmeet Sethi, Tulika Chaudhary, Pallavi Vyas, Karan Johar, Arjun Sablok, Anaita Shroff, Baby Raashi, Baby Nupur, Shanker Iyer, Rajesh Bhatija, Govind Khatri, Mansoor Merchant, Mohit Kumar, Hemlata Deepak, Lalit Tiwari, Damyanti Puri, Farida Jalal|
Srk-Kajol have worked in a lot of blockbusters together(Baazigar, Karan Arjun, KKHH, K3G) but DDLJ will always be recognized as their best to date. Debutant director Aditya Chopra so perfectly brings these two together at the back-drop of a realistic family setting that its hard not to fall in love with them. Its chemistry at its finest. For Srk it was his first "Raj" character(play-girl type guy with the right values and morals) which he plays to perfection. For Kajol, DDLJ was a career making movie. As Simran she's beautiful, sweet, sensitive and a bit stuck-up too. Thank god Madhuri didn't have the dates to work in DDLJ cuz no actress suits Srk better then Kajol. There are countless heart-warming scenes between em' in DDLJ. Each one of them is uniquely different and just as much fun to watch. The entire setting of DDLJ is very simplistic, which brings out that special "oomph" in their romance. The songs are first-class. The strong supporting cast of Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher and Satish Shah definitely helped the movie to become the classic as its now seen as.
Bottomline: DDLJ is 'romantic comedy' with Indian emotions at its peak. From the cast, chemistry, music, direction and the awesome pairing of Srk-Kajol....its perfect!