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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 Bachchan ... Nandini Raichand
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)

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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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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:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,902,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,334,547
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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

Both Hrithik Roshan and SRK, who are 2 of the 3 main protagonists of the movie, play Amitabh Bachchan's sons in the movie. Years later both actors play Amitabh Bachchan's iconic gangster characters in the remakes of his classic action crime movies. Shah Rukh Khan plays Don in Don (2006) and Hrithik Roshan plays Vijay Dinanath Chavan in Agneepath (2012). Both the remakes were highly successful See more »

Goofs

When Anjali's son performs the Indian National Anthemn impromptu at an English school function, the crowd automatically stands to attention as a sign of respect. However English people are largely unfamiliar with the Indian National Anthemn so would not have understood it's significance. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in Koffee with Karan: Episode #6.2 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Suraj Hua Maddham
Written by Anil Pandey
Composed by Sandesh Shandilya
Performed by Alka Yagnik and Sonu Nigam
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Sweeping
9 August 2004 | by ginger_sonnySee all my reviews

Glossy emotional drama, bringing together talent across the acting generations of Indian cinema.

With a cast that reads like a Who's Who of Indian cinema, Karan Johar's film focuses on the tensions within a divided family, namely the rift between strict disciplinarian father Yashovardhan (played by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan) and his estranged son, Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan).

With Bollywood heart-throb Hrithik Roshan in the role of brother Rohan and Kareena Kapoor as sister Pooja, the A-list cast is completed by Jaya Bachchan. Following the fortunes of wealthy non-resident Indians in the UK, the film takes in beautiful locations from the British Museum to Blenheim Palace and serves as a paean to the motherland, India.

K3G (as it is more commonly known) is a glossy emotional drama, bringing together talent across the acting generations and includes the show-stopping number 'Shava Shava.'


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