25 Years of 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai': Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar Express Gratitude to fans on a Timeless Tale of Love
'Tum Ek Baar Jeete ho, Ek Baar Marte ho Aur Pyaar.. Pyaar Bhi Ek bArr hota Hai'... Can you remember this dialogue from the iconic film 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'? Well, on Monday, the iconic Bollywood movie "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" celebrated its 25th anniversary, marking a significant milestone in the world of Indian cinema. Directed by the renowned filmmaker Karan Johar, this romantic drama featuring the powerhouse trio of Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, and Rani Mukerji holds a special place in the hearts of many.
In a heartfelt tribute to this cinematic gem, Karan Johar took to his Instagram to share a special video, reflecting on the film's enduring impact on both him and its devoted fans. The director captioned his post with a powerful message, "25 years ago is where it all began...and here we are today celebrating not just a film but an EMOTION for me and from all the love we get for it, I gather it is for everyone too... Thank you for showering unending love for this tale of pyaar & dosti till today and thank you for marking my journey as a filmmaker for 25 years with such warmth. I will eternally be grateful to the people I am fortunate to work with, to the people I meet who watch my films and to the magic of MOVIES."
Karan Johar's video included cherished glimpses from the film, taking fans on a nostalgic trip down memory lane. "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" was not just a hit; it was a phenomenon, receiving numerous awards and touching the hearts of audiences and critics alike.
The film's star-studded cast, including Salman Khan, Archana Puran Singh, Anupam Kher, and Johny Lever, contributed to the movie's unforgettable appeal. It was a trailblazer in the '90s, introducing various trends that left a lasting impact on Indian pop culture. From the tradition of exchanging friendship bands on Friendship Day to SRK's 'cool' pendant and Anjali's signature bob-cut hairstyle, the movie set the standard for a new era of Bollywood.
To commemorate the silver jubilee of "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai," the film was re-released, giving fans the opportunity to relive the magic on the big screen. The excitement reached its pinnacle when Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar, and Rani Mukerji made an unexpected appearance at a theater during the film's screening. The trio's surprise visit delighted fans and resulted in numerous pictures and videos circulating on social media, capturing the cherished moments they shared with the audience.
At this special event, Karan Johar heaped praise on superstar Shah Rukh Khan, acknowledging him as the "Emperor of entertainment" and the "King of romance." He expressed his gratitude, stating, "I won't be here if it wasn't for bhai, if it wasn't for Aditya Chopra. He is the emperor of entertainment and the king of romance, the template that is set, the way he opens his arms wide and expresses his love. His energy is infectious. So, thank you for being you, and thank you for allowing me to have this career."
- PTC PUNJABI