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Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Romance | 13 November 2012 (India)
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An uncompromising film on true love from the legendary and unforgettable director Yash Chopra which is fascinatingly distinctive and contemporary.

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Storyline

Samar Anand, a hard working young immigrant in the city of London, glimpses upon the love of his life, a gorgeous angelic looking girl, (Katrina Kaif). They meet and their bond blossoms into love with time spent together. Samar however meets with a serious accident, and Meera vows to God she will leave Samar forever if he allowed him to live again, their love affair ends as quickly as it began. Samar angered with God and fueled with his love for Meera, declares War against Him. Samar Anand vows to walk into the jaws of death everyday as a challenge to God to keep him alive. He becomes Major Samar Anand in the Indian Army, a bomb disposal chief, defusing bombs without ever wearing a bomb suit. It is here that Major Samar also known as 'the man who cannot die' meets Akira (Anushka Sharma), a spirited vibrant, 'today's generation' Discovery Channel correspondent with a WTF attitude. Aware of Samar Anand's story, Akira is determined to unravel the mystery of love in this intriguing story,... Written by Official source

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Drama | Family | Romance

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13 November 2012 (India)  »

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J.T.H.J.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,217,600 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,435,200 (India), 18 November 2012

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,283,585, 18 November 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,047,539, 23 November 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,524,680, 18 December 2012
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Trivia

First time Yash Chopra made a film, without Lata Mangeshkar singing even one song, otherwise usually all songs of Yash Chopra's film must be sung by Lata Mangeshkar and also sometimes Yash Chopra's wife, Pamela Chopra also sing for her husband's film. See more »

Goofs

The Indian Army isn't informed after Samar's accident, nor do they try to contact him or Akira. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Samar Anand: I will not forget you, / Not as long as I breathe, / Not as long as I live...
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are a montage of director Yash Chopra filming scenes. At the end there is a dedication: "And he lives on... for ever." See more »

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Referenced in Rainbow (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Jiya Re
Sung by Neeti Mohan and Sofia Asraf
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Sampooran Singh Gulzar
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His last and his best..
13 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

Amazong plot, great direction and brilliant acting is what that sum up to a good movie. JTHJ had all three of them.

Being one of the most anticipated Bollywood movie of the year(SRK's only movie), audiences had high hopes. I doubt any of them would have been disappointed. From the very beginning to the end, it was terrific. Three best thing about this movie were its plot, A. R. Rahman's music and SRK. His acting was brilliant, but that's hardly a surprise. Katrina, after a long time since Namastey London, has given a convincing role. Her chemistry with SRK was great. But even with her relatively small role, I think Anushka Sharma came on top with her acting and unmatched facial expressions.

Movie isn't predictable...at all. You'll keep guessing how its going to end and it will surprise you. Its unpredictability is another factor you won't find anybody yawning.

Summ- One of the best romantic movie to ever been made. Do NOT miss it. I would give it 11 on10, but that will be a wee bit difficult. Mr. Yash Chopra's last movie is probably his best. RIP Sir!


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