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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

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During their college years, Anjali was in love with her best-friend Rahul, but he had eyes only for Tina. Years later, Rahul and the now-deceased Tina's eight-year-old daughter attempts to reunite her father and Anjali.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Rahul Khanna
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Tina Malhotra (as Rani Mukherji)
Farida Jalal ...
Mrs. Khanna
Reema Lagoo ...
Mrs. Sharma (as Reema)
Archana Puran Singh ...
Ms. Briganza
Himani Shivpuri ...
Rifat Bi
Johnny Lever ...
Col. Almeida, Camp Manager (as Johny Lever)
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Principal Malhotra
Sana Saeed ...
Anjali Khanna
Parzan Dastur ...
Silent Sardarji (as Parzaan Dastur)
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Aman Mehra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geeta Kapoor ...
Dancer
Farah Khan ...
Woman on the Neelam show
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Storyline

Rahul Khanna and Anjali Sharma were best friends at college. Anjali realizes that she has fallen for Rahul but she's too late because Rahul has already fallen for Tina Malhotra. Heartbroken, Anjali leaves the city. Tina and Rahul get married and soon Tina becomes pregnant, giving birth to a daughter which they call Anjali. Due to complications during pregnancy, Tina passes away. Anjali is brought up by her father, and each year on her birthday he allows his daughter to read one of her mother's letters. Through these letters she learns that her mother (Tina) knew that another Anjali was in love with Rahul, and vows to bring them together again. Written by Soumitra

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£180,990 (UK) (16 October 1998)

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£1,441,828 (UK) (25 December 1998)
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Trivia

The famous dialogue "Tussi jaa rahe ho?Tussi na jao" from movie was dubbed by 'kaivalya chheda' in absence of the actual child artist. See more »

Goofs

When Anjali reads the letter from her birth mother, the writing on the letter disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Rahul Khanna: Eh! Don't call me cheater okay!
Anjali Sharma: That's what you are! Cheater, cheater, cheater.
Rahul Khanna: Anjali Cheater nay!
Everyone and Anjali: Rahul is a cheater! He is a cheater! He is a cheater! He is a cheater!
Rahul Khanna: Don't listen to her!
Anjali Sharma: CHEATER!
Rahul Khanna: I'm going to kill her!
[Rahul and Anjali start fighting]
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Connections

Referenced in Mohabbatein (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Ladki Badi Anjani Hai
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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The movie that turned me to Bollywood films
26 August 2004 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this film randomly the other day while at a friend's house. She comes from Indian decent and had always nagged me to watch Indian films with her but I always declined. Being a general film fanatic, I agreed to watch this film, not expecting much. But as soon as I got into the story (and got over the horrible and sometimes non-visible subtitles) I was completely hooked! Whether it was the directing or the wonderful screen presence of the actors, somethng about this film had the ability to capture the emotions of the viewer. I can say that having been used to watching generally American films, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is a romance that stands out from the typical Hollywood love story -- paying attention to detail and character development in a way in which I've rarely seen before. Although I was quite new to Indian "musical numbers" in which they incorporate within their films and even found the performances in them a little bit on the cheesy side, I throroughly enjoyed some of the songs as well. Great melodies, especially the title song -- which added to the emotional impact of the movie itself. I wll definitely be looking out for more Indian films in the future.


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