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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

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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Storyline

Rahul Khanna and Anjali Sharma were best friends at college. Anjali realizes that she has fallen in love with 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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Bcё в жизни бывает  »

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$2,100,000, 31 December 1999
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It is the only bollywood movie, which has won all the awards for major acting categories. See more »

Goofs

While dancing at the summer camp, Anjali is wearing a ring with AUM in her right hand's finger, however when she moves her hand on Rahul's face, she is wearing ring with a diamond. Then afterward, again the AUM ring appears. See more »

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[Sardarji talks for the first time]
Silent Sardarji: You're leaving?
[Anjali and Mr. Almeida are shocked. Sardarji is crying]
Silent Sardarji: Please don't go. Please don't go.
[a teary-eyed Anjali hugs him and begins to leave]
Rahul Khanna: Anjali?
[Rahul gives her the red scarf back]
Rahul Khanna: You gave this to Tina when she was beginning a new life. Today, you are going to begin a new life... and I'm sure you and Rahul will be very happy together.
Anjali Sharma: [Correcting him] Aman... Aman... Aman.
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Referenced in Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2001) 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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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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