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Wish they still made films like DDLJ: Shekhar Kapur

As Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is ready to complete 1,000 weeks in theatre, internationally-acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur praised the top grosser of 1995 saying "the film defined a generation".

DDLJ, as the romantic drama is popularly called, was Aditya Chopra's directorial debut. It will compete undisputed 1,000 weeks run in theatres on December 12.

“Congratulations 2 Adi Chopra n whole team. Film defined a generation. Wish they still made films like this. From the heart,” Kapur, who has entertained the audience with hit films like Masoom and Mr. India, tweeted on Wednesday.

Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Anupam Kher, Farida Jalal and Mandira Bedi, the love story revolves around a fun-loving London-born Punjabi boy and a girl brought up in a conservative family.

How he wins over the girl's family, forms the rest of the story.
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