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Something Something Happens (1998)

Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai (original title)
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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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India

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Release Date:

16 October 1998 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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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

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Saif Ali Khan turned down the role of Aman Mehra. 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

[On "The Neelam Show," the subject is love messages]
Neelam the VJ: And his message is for...
Rahul Khanna: For Anjali. I love you, Anjali.
[a shocked Anjali Sharma turns around to see Rahul on the TV]
Rahul Khanna: I love you very much. Why have you left me and gone? You know I feel lost without you. Come back or else... Just come back. I really love you, and I miss you very much. Please come back.
Neelam the VJ: Who is Anjali?
Rahul Khanna: She's my 8-year-old daughter.
[Anjali looks back at the TV, even more shocked]
Rahul Khanna: She's gone to some camp in Shimla. Hey, Neelam, ...
[...]
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Referenced in Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005) See more »

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25 February 1999 | by DudeESee all my reviews

This Karan Johar's debut film, is a heartwarming beautifully woven three-way love story (or is it a four-way).

Shahrukh and his best friend Kajol (Mukherjee-Devgan) are collegiates,until the principal's daughter Tina (Rani Mukherjee) enters their lives. To Anjali (Kajol) she is just a part of their clique but to Rahul (Shahrukh) she is a lot more.

Kajol is simply brilliant as a tomboyish collegiate who transforms herself to a mature woman. Shahrukh is himself. Newcomer Rani Mukherjee is bound to go places, after Ghulam & Mehndi.Cinematography is "Abfab"; choreography & music is great,costumes are very chic, supporting cast good.


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