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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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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 name for the character Tina came from Twinkle Khanna who has the same nickname. See more »

Goofs

The characters refer to Tina as having come from London, yet she studied at the University of Oxford. The University of Oxford is in the city of Oxford, not London. 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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Soundtracks

Yeh Ladki Hai Deewana
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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2 September 2001 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

Let me just say first off that this is the best introduction to Hindi films! It features 2 gorgeous women (Kajol & Rani Mukherji) and the charming actors Shahrukh Khan & Salman Khan. KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI has the best songs of any Hindi film I've seen. They are so good in fact, that you tend to forget how long and dragged out the film is! As soon as you get to a new song, it is like a complete battery recharge. There are some real moments of laughter, tears, and drama which is more than you get in most movies. Also, to set the record straight- ALL HINDI FILMS ARE PADDED OUT TO APPROX. 3 HOURS. Live with it! It means there will be stupid comedy, boring scenes, etc. You make your way through those (with the remote if you are REALLY impatient), to get to the gold (wonderful costumes, music, scenery, etc). If properly edited and released in the U.S., this could be an arthouse hit. The musical numbers rank right up there with GREASE. If you're tired of crappy American films, watch KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI. You may not love it, but you will leave the theater (or couch) humming the songs!


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