The Academy, the pinnacle of recognition for anyone in the film industry, is a dream for many who aspire to receive its award or even just a mention. Recently, the official Instagram account of this prestigious awards show shared a beloved moment from Bollywood – the iconic Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer, 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.' The highlighted clip featured one of the film's most cherished songs, 'Mehndi Laga Ke Rakna.'
The post quickly became a sensation on social media, sparking immense excitement and pride among fans. Followers of Shah Rukh Khan, in particular, seized the opportunity to express their admiration for the timeless song. In the comment section of The Academy's post, fans didn't miss a beat in showering their love on this nostalgic musical moment and express they miss SRK-Kajol's pair on-screen.
The caption accompanying the upload beautifully described the essence of the shared content: "Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol performing the classic song 'Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna' from the 1995 film 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.'"
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Reacting to the post, a fan said, "The academy posting this makes me emotional. These two have contributed so much to Bollywood and I look forward to the day that they are honoured as well!" "DDLJ - the longest running movie in the history of Indian cinema. Legacy of Shah Rukh Khan," wrote an Instagram user. The other
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Their on-screen pairing is celebrated as the most beloved duo in the history of Indian cinema, capturing the hearts of moviegoers who go crazy over their chemistry. 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' (DDLJ) stands as a timeless classic, solidifying its place as the quintessential Kajol and Shah Rukh movie. Released in 1995, the film is synonymous with the unique on-screen magic created by Shah Rukh and Kajol, whose characters, Raj and Simran, redefined modern love. The iconic train sequence in the climax remains etched in the memory of fans, and DDLJ continues to enchant audiences at Maratha Mandir in Mumbai. ALSO READ: Recreate Your Dream Sabyasachi Outfit in Budget with These Best Ideas!
And undoubtedly, King Khan, as Shah Rukh Khan is fondly known, reigns as one of the world's most famous and beloved stars. His global appeal is such that there's hardly a corner of the world, he is seamlessly everywhere, where people do not recognize him. Whether you find yourself in any part of the globe, the name Shah Rukh Khan or one of his films is likely to be on everyone's lips, attesting to his universal popularity.