karan johar, kuch kuch hota hai

If there is one thing quite special about Karan Johar and his films is that they always know what the audience wants. From 1998, since he made his directorial debut. to today, there hasn’t been a single film directed by Karan Johar that has been a failure at the box office. Currently, he is one of the biggest filmmakers out there and 24 years ago on this day is when it all started. Today, marks the 24 years of one of the biggest hits of Bollywood and the iconic Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji-starrer Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and as the film turns 24, Karan got a bit nostalgic and emotional about it.



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Celebrating this milestone feat for the film, Karan took to his Instagram to post a heartfelt note with a video of some memorable glimpses from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. In his note, Karan wrote, “Time flies…but kuch kuch hota hai will always remain special to my heart. My first film!!! Made with my best people, best team and the best energies around…thank you for still making it ‘pop’ in pop culture even 24 years down the line and keeping it ‘cool’… Gratitude always… 24YearsOfKKHH #kuchkuchhotahai (sic)”. 

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Taking to the comments section, Manish Malhotra who designed costumes for the film, also shared his memories of it. He commented, “The title song my favourite and our shot in Scotland .. memories for life (sic),” and “Best film… Best memories at all the shoots from mumbai to Mauritius to Ooty to the premiere (sic)”. 

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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai told the story of three college friends Rahul, Anjali and Tina, played by SRK, Kajol and Rani respectively. While Anjali loves Rahul, Rahul loves Tina and the two get married while Anjali moves away. Rahul and Tina have a daughter, whom they name Anjali and shortly after her birth, Tina passes away, leaving 8 letters for her daughter’s first eight birthdays. In her last letter, he left her daughter with her last wish to see Rahul and Anjali reunite, and how it happened formed for a heartwarming story. The film also starred Salman Khan, Anupam Kher and Archana Puran Singh amongst others and became a cult classic over the years. Here’s to celebrating many more milestones for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai to come!

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