Did you know Tom cruise was the first choice for DDLJ ?

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, the romantic classic that made us fall in love with the process of falling in love. Maratha Mandir in Mumbai has been screening the movie for years now. Raj and Simran's adorable moments from the film, their chemistry, their love, the songs of the movie everything is iconic. But did you know that SRK was not first not even second but third choice for the movie. Aditya Chopra had Hollywood megastar Tom Cruise in mind for the role of Raj Malhotra, but he later approached Saif Ali Khan who turned down the film and the role went to SRK. The makers wanted to make the film an Indo - American affair.