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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.

Director:

Karan Johar

Writers:

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 ... 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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Taglines:

They'll make you laugh... they'll make you cry... they'll even make you fall in love 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 sucede en mi corazón See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,100,000, 31 December 1999
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dharma Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Karan Johar never considered Rani Mukerji for the role of Tina. In fact, Rani read the script herself and went up to Karan saying, "I'm the only one able to do this role." See more »

Goofs

In one scene where Anjali and Rahul are talking at school, Anjali is leaning on a phone booth. When she moves away, the receiver falls, In the next shot, it's in its place again. See more »

Quotes

Rahul Khanna: Eh! Don't call me cheater okay!
Anjali Sharma: That's what you are! Cheater, cheater, cheater.
Rahul Khanna: Anjali Cheater nay!
Everyone and Anjali: Rahul is a cheater! He is a cheater! He is a cheater! He is a cheater!
Rahul Khanna: Don't listen to her!
Anjali Sharma: CHEATER!
Rahul Khanna: I'm going to kill her!
[Rahul and Anjali start fighting]
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Soundtracks

Koi Mil Gaya
Written by Sameer
Composed by Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit
Performed by Udit Narayan, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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2 September 2001 | by sheng_3See all my reviews

Let me just say first off that this is the best introduction to Hindi films! It features 2 gorgeous women (Kajol & Rani Mukherji) and the charming actors Shahrukh Khan & Salman Khan. KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI has the best songs of any Hindi film I've seen. They are so good in fact, that you tend to forget how long and dragged out the film is! As soon as you get to a new song, it is like a complete battery recharge. There are some real moments of laughter, tears, and drama which is more than you get in most movies. Also, to set the record straight- ALL HINDI FILMS ARE PADDED OUT TO APPROX. 3 HOURS. Live with it! It means there will be stupid comedy, boring scenes, etc. You make your way through those (with the remote if you are REALLY impatient), to get to the gold (wonderful costumes, music, scenery, etc). If properly edited and released in the U.S., this could be an arthouse hit. The musical numbers rank right up there with GREASE. If you're tired of crappy American films, watch KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI. You may not love it, but you will leave the theater (or couch) humming the songs!


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