Really! Shahrukh Khan Had Rejected Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge And You Will Be Shocked To Know Why

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Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge made Shahrukh Khan and Kajol overnight stars. But you will be shocked to know that Shahrukh had almost rejected the role of Raj in the movie because he thought it’s too girlish. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge completed 20 years recently. On the 20th anniversary of DDLJ, a special documentry is released. The one-hour documentary features behind the scenes shots of DDLJ, unseen footage and interviews of the cast and crew of the movie.
In the documentry Shahrukh revealed that he had almost said no to the film as he was doing more dark-action-thrillers like Darr, Baazigar, Anjaam before signing DDLJ, and was apprehensive before signing a romantic film like DDLJ. The actor also told that just before starting the film, he was going through a bad phase due to his sister’s illness. Did you know that Kajol was not ready to shoot the hit song Mere khawabo mein jo aaye in a towel and Shahrukh Khan insisted to add an action scene in the climax of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge was directed by Aditya Chopra and apart from Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, the film also starred, Mandira Bedi, Anupam Kher, Amrish Puri and Farida Jalal.
Source: filmibeat.com