Plot Londoners Raj (Shah Rukh Khan) and Simran (Kajol) meet on a trip to Europe, and after a few ups and downs, fall in love, which they realise only when they part at the end of the trip. Trouble is that Simran's marriage has already been arranged with her father's best friend's son, Kuljeet in Punjab. What happens when Raj lands. More Londoners Raj () and () meet on a trip to Europe, and after a few ups and downs, fall in love, which they realise only when they part at the end of the trip. Trouble is that Simran's marriage has already been arranged with her father's best friend's son, Kuljeet in Punjab. What happens when Raj lands up to win Simran's family's heart?
Is he able to convince Baldev Singh, Simran's overbearing and strict father? And does he finally manage to take his bride away?
DDLJ was the highest grossing Hindi film of 1995 and went onto win the National Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. It is the longest-running film in the history of Indian Cinema as even after 2 decades of its release, it is still being shown in Mumbai's Marathi Mandir. The film completed 1,000 weeks in 2014. DDLJ proved to be a landmark for the cast and crew in more than one way.
While SRK-Kajol had starred in a couple of films together before, DDLJ established them as the most iconic jodi of Bollywood. Kajol went onto to win her first Best Actress Filmfare Award and it was probably the first and the only time ever attended an awards ceremony to collect his Best Director and Best Film awards. It also popularised SRK as the King of Romance who had initially rejected the film as he felt that the role was in complete contrast of the grey shade characters he had portrayed till then. Till date, DDLJ is termed as the most romantic Hindi film of all times which set new benchmarks for. Time and again, filmmakers have tried to copy, imitate or take inspiration from the movie especially its iconic train sequence. Undoubtedly, it stands as the most popular film of SRK, Kajol and YRF's careers till date. So much so that during one of his visits to India, ex US president, Mr.
Barack Obama quoted one of the most famous dialogues from the film 'Bade bade deshon mein aisi choti choti baatein hoti rehti hai, Senorita' while addressing a townhall.