Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol's Mehendi Lagake Rakhna from DDLJ finds a tribute from Academy Awards, fans react

    Academy Awards shares a tribute post for Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol's iconic romantic song 'Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna' from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. 

    A still from Mehendi Lagake Rakhna

    A still from Mehendi Lagake Rakhna

    All the DDLJ fans, where are you? Academy Awards’ official social media handle just paid tribute to the iconic song ‘Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna’ and the internet went berserk. The cult classic wedding number from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge featured Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol and is still adored by all the cinephiles out there. Needless to say, netizens let their reactions flooding in the comments section.

    Talking about the same, the official social media account of the Academy Awards shared a brief still from the song. The caption read, ‘Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol performing the classic song "Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna" from 1995's 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.’ Take a look at the same.

    No sooner was the post shared than netizens flooded the comments section. One of the fans stated, “Shah Rukh Khan - the face of Indian Cinema.” A netizen added, “DDLJ - the longest running movie in the history of Indian cinema. Legacy of Shah Rukh Khan.” A user 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 honored as well.” A fan went on to say, “He is bigger than the OSCARS.” A netizen went on to add, “This is what SRK earned.” A user said, “Mind you they had a theatre playing almost housefull shows of DDLJ everyday for straight 25 years. You don’t disrespect that iconic legacy.” A user added, “SRK the legend and a luminary who waltzed through the realms of cinema, leaving a trail of stardust in his wake.” A fan said, “Most of the people who are saying Academy is running out of content... they r forgetting academy honours any kind of movies around the world. Not only American and British movies. DDLJ is a cult classic. It's honouring post. Don't get so concerned about it.”

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is a cult classic in all its glory. The romantic film is to date screened in Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir theatre. The movie was directed by Aditya Chopra.