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Shah Rukh Khan changes Twitter name, profile picture to Raj Malhotra as DDLJ completes 25 years DDLJ
SRK as Raj Malhotra in DDLJ (Image Credit: Shah Rukh Khan Twitter)

Shah Rukh Khan changes Twitter name, profile picture to Raj Malhotra as DDLJ completes 25 years

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 20 Oct 2020, 03:31 pm

Mumbai/IBNS: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has changed the name and profile picture of his Twitter handle to Raj Malhotra, the character he had played in iconic Hindi film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) which completed 25 years on Tuesday.

Apart from Khan, the film starred (now) senior actor Kajol in the lead role.

Written and directed by debutant Aditya Chopra, DDLJ shattered all box office records and is one of the biggest all-time blockbusters in the history of Hindi cinema.

It also went on to become the longest-running Hindi film of all time.

DDLJ is also the winner of a record-breaking (at the time) 10 Filmfare Awards and the film literally changed the face of Bollywood globally.

DDLJ, often dubbed the Romeo & Juliet of Bollywood cinema, is about two non-resident Indians, Raj and Simran, and their star-crossed love story across Europe and India, beginning on a train from King’s Cross Station.

The film was made at a budget of 4 crore and the blockbuster, in 1995, collected 89 crore in India, 13.50 crore in overseas markets.