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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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16 October 1998 (India)  »

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Bcё в жизни бывает  »

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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During a bike riding sequence in one song, Kajol lost control of the bike and cut her knee quite badly. You can just see her losing control before the camera cuts out the shot. Kajol hit the ground hard and actually lost consciousness for several minutes. See more »

Goofs

Before 'koi mil gaya' song, Rahul lifts Tina's arm and holds her arm over her jacket. In the continuous shot from the another angle, he is holding her bare arm. See more »

Quotes

Anjali Khanna: Dear God, how are you? Please keep Papa happy, and see that he doesn't miss me too much. You know he can't do anything without me. Please, huh? Okay.
Anjali Sharma: Caught you.
Anjali Khanna: Oh, Ms. Anjali. Hi.
Anjali Sharma: Hmm. All prayers for Papa, nothing for Mama?
Anjali Khanna: Why ask God for anything for Mummy?
Anjali Sharma: Why?
Anjali Khanna: She's with Him.
[Ms. Anjali looks shocked]
Anjali Khanna: Whatever she wants, she can ask for it herself.
[She takes the picture of her mother and compares it with Ms. Anjali, then hugs it]
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References Kati Patang (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Tujhe Yaad Na Meri Aayee
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and Manpreet Akhtar
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Great movie...
13 March 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie was a landmark film, in terms of Bollywood cinema. I remember watching it and loving every second of it. Yes, it is a melodramatic film, full of colourful song and dance numbers, but it also offers more than your average Hindi film. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (Something Happens) is the type of movie that one can never get tired of watching. The jokes are fresh,the concept is new, and the characters are unforgettable.

The characters are unique and very entertaining. Shahrukh Khan is at his best, and Kajol steals the show. Rani Mukherji was given a chance, by Karan Johar, to prove herself, and she certainly rose to the occasion. Farida Jalal, as the witty grandmother, is adorable, and so is little Anjali.

Overall, this is a wonderful movie. I would recommend it to anyone who would like to see a fun and sweet movie about true love.


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