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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 16 October 1998 (India)
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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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Karan Johar

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Karan Johar (dialogue), Karan Johar (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Rahul Khanna
Kajol ... Anjali Sharma
Rani Mukerji ... Tina Malhotra (as Rani Mukherji)
Sana Saeed ... Anjali Khanna
Reema Lagoo ... Mrs. Sharma (as Reema)
Farida Jalal ... Mrs. Khanna
Archana Puran Singh ... Ms. Briganza
Himani Shivpuri ... Rifat Bi
Johnny Lever ... Col. Almeida, Camp Manager (as Johny Lever)
Anupam Kher ... Principal Malhotra
Parzaan Dastur ... Silent Sardarji
Salman Khan ... Aman Mehra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geeta Kapoor 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 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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You know you're in LOVE when... See more »


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu | English | Italian

Release Date:

16 October 1998 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Algo pasa See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,100,000, 31 December 1999
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Dharma Productions See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Rap artiste Mobb Deep sampled the song "Tujhe Yaad Na Mere Aaayee" for their song "Give It To Me". See more »

Goofs

During both the basketball scenes, Rahul dribbles with his back facing the basket. Hence his astonishment when Anjali steals the ball is not justified. See more »

Quotes

[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 Aman will be very happy together.
Anjali Sharma: [Correcting him] Aman... Aman... Aman.
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Referenced in Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005) See more »

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Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram
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Great movie...
13 March 2005 | by CanadianPrincessSee 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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