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Kabhie Kabhie (1976)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Romance | 27 February 1976 (India)
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Kabhi Kabhie is a movie about the love story of generations and how a chain of events brings together old lovers as friends.

Director:

Yash Chopra

Writers:

Pamela Chopra (story), Sagar Sarhadi
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Amitabh Malhotra
Shashi Kapoor ... Vijay Khanna
Rakhee Gulzar ... Pooja Khanna
Waheeda Rehman ... Anjali Malhotra
Rishi Kapoor ... Vikram 'Vicky' Khanna
Neetu Singh ... Pinky Kapoor
Simi Garewal ... Shobha Kapoor
Parikshat Sahni ... Dr. R.P. Kapoor
Naseem Naseem ... Sweety Malhotra
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Storyline

Kabhi Kabhie is the story of a poet Amit (Amitabh Bachchan) and the beautiful Pooja (Rakhee). It is the story of how these two visualize a perfect future together. But destiny has other plans, as Pooja bows to the wishes of her parents and marries Vijay (Shashi Kapoor). Amit drifts away from his poetry in a futile and unsuccessful attempt to forget Pooja he marries Anjali (Waheeda Rehman). But just how picture perfect are Amit and Pooja's lives? Some 20 years on... spanning over to the next generation, Pooja and Vijay's son Vicky (Rishi Kapoor) and Anjali's daughter Pinky (Neetu Singh) from a prior relationship, fall in love. A chain of events brings together old lovers as friends. Kabhi Kabhie is a love story of generations. Written by Official Source

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Plot Keywords:

love | poetry | poet | chase | motorcycle | See All (20) »

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Love is life See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu

Release Date:

27 February 1976 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Kashmir, India See more »

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Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film's producer, Gulshan Rai, was convinced it would never run, because it featured Amitabh Bachchan, who was doing action films at the time, in a romantic role sporting a moustache. It went on to break all box-office records. See more »

Quotes

Amitabh Malhotra: [singing] Sometimes the thought crosses my mind / That you were made for me. / Before this you lived among the stars / You were called to earth for me. / Sometimes the thought crosses my mind / That your body, your eyes are in trust for me. / The dense shade of your hair is for me alone, / These lips, these arms are in my trust. / Sometimes the thought crosses my mind / As if wedding music plays on the road. / It is our wedding night and I'm lifting your veil... / You're melting in my arms, ...
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Connections

Referenced in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Tere Chehre Se
Sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Khayyam
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
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Kabhi Kabhie is truly a remarkable piece of cinema
15 January 2005 | by maitreyee_elixirSee all my reviews

Kabhi Kabhie is what I'd like to call a complete movie- it has all the fine elements. Good story, great dialogues, great direction- and great acting. Amitabh Bachan, Raakhee, Shashi and Rishi Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman and Neetu Singh gave a convincing and touching performance.

I enjoyed Mukesh's songs. The poetry was simply breathtaking! The scene between Amitabh and Raakhee meeting 20 years later was very touching. It was a very beautiful love story, woven through several generations, and it felt as though it was a journey through several emotions and moments of recollection, remorse, repentance, etc. There was an atmosphere of unspoken love and care in the story. Many untold things took physical shape and meaning only in the hearts of the audience. It was great! All-in-all a 9/10 movie!


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