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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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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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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai  »

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 scene at the end of "Ladki Badi Anjaani Hai" where Kajol's sari flies in the air and Shah Rukh Khan realizes her love for her, was not originally in the script. Farah Khan added it, believing it added a filmy touch to the scene. 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 Sharma: Oh Rahul... he is so cute. He is so handsome...
Rahul Khanna: Not as handsome as you are. You have the better mustache.
Anjali Sharma: Was that a joke?
Rahul Khanna: What if it was?
Anjali Sharma: I don't like jokes.
Rahul Khanna: I don't like you!
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Connections

Referenced in Mohabbatein (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Koi Mil Gaya
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Udit Narayan, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Very good film.
15 March 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I watched this film in my cinema history class. I have never really watched many Bollywood films, but I was really impressed what I saw. It was almost like an 80's pop culture musical, with a touch of Grease in it.

What makes the film so enjoyable is that it's not only colorful in it's style and environment, but all of the characters have very colorful personalities that make the film work. In the sense of the plot it is easy to predict what is going to happen, but the movie is so well made your not really occupied with that though. Another factor is that it also has very convincing emotional content. The movie starts off very emotional when Raoul loses his wife Tina. I even almost cried at the end when I saw how heart broken Anjali and Raoul were because she was getting married to Aman.

I give this film an 8.5 out of 10. Both Shahrukh Khan and Kajol both did an excellent job in this film. If your bored with the same old crap you watch all the time, then watch this. Just be warned it's a very long film, and remember to display your subtitle on your DVD player.


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