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Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 14 December 2001 (USA)
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After marrying a poor woman, rich Rahul is disowned by his father and moves to London to build a new life. Years later, his now grown up little brother Rohan embarks on a mission to bring Rahul back home and reunite the family again.

Director:

Karan Johar

Writers:

Karan Johar, Sheena Parikh (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Yashvardhan Raichand
Jaya Bhaduri ... Nandini Raichand (as Jaya Bachchan)
Shah Rukh Khan ... Rahul Raichand
Kajol ... Anjali Sharma
Hrithik Roshan ... Rohan Raichand
Kareena Kapoor ... Pooja Sharma
Farida Jalal ... Sayeeda
Jibraan Khan Jibraan Khan ... Krishi Raichand
Rani Mukerji ... Naina Kapoor (as Rani Mukherji)
Alok Nath ... Bauji
Johnny Lever ... Haldiram
Achala Sachdev ... Daadi
Himani Shivpuri ... Haldiram's wife
Aryan Khan ... Young Rahul
Sushma Seth ... Naani
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Storyline

Yashvardhan Raichand lives a very wealthy lifestyle along with his wife, Nandini, and two sons, Rahul and Rohan. While Rahul has been adopted, Yashvardhan and Nandini treat him as their own. When their sons mature, they start to look for suitable brides for Rahul, and decide to get him married to a young woman named Naina. When Rahul is told about this, he tells them that he loves another woman by the name of Anjali Sharma. Yashvardhan decides to meet with the Sharma family, and finds out that they are middle-classed, unsophisticated, and will not be able to it into his family circle, as a result he refuses to permit Rahul to marry Anjali. A defiant Rahul decides to leave, gets married to Anjali, without his foster parents blessings, and re-locates to London, England, where Anjali's unmarried sister, Pooja, also lives. Rohan, who was studying in a hostel, returns home to find that Rahul is no longer living with them, and he also discovers that while outwardly his dad is not interested... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

"It's all about loving your parents." - Karan Johar See more »

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

14 December 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... See more »

Filming Locations:

Bahriya, Egypt See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 350,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,010,000, 16 December 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,902,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dharma Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

First movie of Hrithik Roshan with Dharma productions, he again collaborated with Dharma productions 11 years later in the revenge action crime movie Agneepath (2012) which was also very successful See more »

Goofs

Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan dance to the song "Aati Kya Khandala" in 1991. However, the song came out in 1998. See more »

Quotes

Yashvardhan 'Yash' Raichand: Elder's anger is a part of their love... my son.
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Connections

References Chandni (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Vande Mataram
(uncredited)
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar
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Life, love and then some....... all a lesson we should learn.
1 July 2004 | by betseyblue1See all my reviews

Saw it Own it. And not just because I'm a woman either. The movie is rather lengthy but well worth sending the message it sends, which is: Family is our most precious asset we can own in this world. No matter what Family is Family and you love them regardless of their choices, mistakes and what nots. This is the type of movie that should be shown to all, to wake up our society and make them realize that life and family are too precious to take for granted. I wish more people knew about this movie, it has a universal language and appeal. And while others may think its too long of a movie to watch, I say get an attention span. I wish American movies were more like this one. The musical numbers while at first seem a bit weird, are rather entertaining and joyful to watch. Excellent movie!!


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