Though the tagline for the film was "It's all about loving your parents", Creekmur was skeptical and suggested "the film seems to actually admonish stern fathers to trust and love their children — mothers, aunties, and grandmothers, of course, love their children unconditionally even while respecting the idiotic wishes of vain patriarchs. [42] Additionally, she dresses up in a traditional sari and performs the duties of a loyal housemaker. [77], Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... received a leading 15 nominations at the 47th Filmfare Awards, ultimately winning five awards. It's none other than our very favourite Poo from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. However, on the advice of filmmaker Aditya Chopra, who thought that the male characters would be too weak, Karan decided to tweak the story-line to make it the story of two brothers. Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham has turned 19 this year and the filmmaker is grateful for the love the film has received from moviegoers. The guy who played childhood version of Hrithik Roshan! He added that Karan Johar was the real star, for creating many memorable sequences. Immensely hurt by this, Rahul shares a tearful goodbye with Nandini and leaves home. Khalid Mohamed of The Times of India applauded the film in a five-star review: "K3G is the complete commercial banquet delivered with fabulous finesse by Karan Johar. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham chronicled the story of the Raichand family, in which the adopted son Rahul (Shah Rukh) is ostracised by the father, played by … Rohan and Pooja, who were childhood friends in the past after their elder siblings fell in love, reunite and she supports him in his quest to bring his brother and sister-in-law back home. Adult Rahul returns home after completing his education abroad and falls in love with the vivacious Anjali Sharma from Chandani Chowk. It is simply the perfect Hindi film. Karan Johar on 19 yrs of 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' Blessing in my filmography PTI December 14, 2020 15:59 IST Mumbai, Dec 14 (PTI) Filmmaker Karan Johar on Monday celebrated 19 years of his blockbuster "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" and thanked fans for keeping it alive in pop culture through all the viral "memes and memories". Jibraan Khan, who played Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol's son in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, has turned 27 and he shared a post on his Instagram account on his birthday yesterday on December 4. He added that the characters conveyed a plethora of emotions not through extensive dialogue but through the exchange of glances, which were demonstrated by extreme close-ups on their eyes. While certain critics praised the visual richness and the performances of the cast, certain others were negative about the lengthy run time and criticised the script strength and inconsistencies. The Raichand household is highly patriarchal and strictly follows traditions. [27], The second half of the film was shot in the city of London. My film is about relationships, about sons going up to their fathers and saying they love them. "[61] Namrata Joshi of Outlook gave a mixed review and said that while the film "makes you laugh and cry alternately", the shenanigans were nevertheless "fake and affected" and "monochromatic despite the profusion of colours". On the 19th anniversary of ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’…, we decided to check in on the Raichand family and see what they have been up to. During the confrontation scene between Yash and Rahul Raichand, a "thundering background score" coupled with "360° panning shots" were used to build up melodrama. Rohan begs Rahul to come home but he refuses, reminding him of what their father had said. 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[15] Additional production people hired included choreographer Farah Khan, production designer Sharmishta Roy and cinematographer Kiran Deohans. [22], For the first half of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., the production design team led by Sharmishtha Roy, recreated Chandni Chowk in a studio at Film City of Mumbai. It will look different, feel different. But after that, they withdraw, become less demonstrative. [67], The reviews were mostly mixed outside of India too, with several critics praising the technical production details of the film, while being somewhat less enthusiastic about the story line. Its record of being the highest grosser in the overseas was broken only by Johar's next directorial, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006). | Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham was his second directorial after the romantic drama Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), and continued Johar's blockbuster run … It thus debuted at the third position at the British box-office. Take this Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham quiz, and see how much of this epic drama do you really ... Nanny hi bulata tha. The film, thus tries to form an emotional connection with the expatriate Indian audiences. Rahul is the elder son and was adopted by Yash and Nandini at birth. [59] However, the court did not entertain the complainant's petition. Again, just like its name. The score was composed by Babloo Chakravarty. Nandini stands up to Yash for the first time, telling him that he was wrong for disowning Rahul and did not do right by breaking the family. Outside India, the film was the highest-grossing Indian film ever, until its record was broken by Johar's next directorial Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006). He quoted, "K3G is one heck of an entertainer and was worth the wait". "[46], The music of the film was composed by Jatin–Lalit, Sandesh Shandilya and Aadesh Shrivastava. However, when he comes to know of Anjali, he is enraged due to her status, and Rahul promises not to marry her, as he does not want to hurt his father. She also made a note of the use of frontal camera angles in order to ensure that the "spectators eye travels throughout the interior expanse". Rohan poses as Pooja's friend who has come from India and Rahul agrees to let him live with them after Rohan introduces himself as "Yash" to hide his real identity: Rahul does not recognise his immensely-changed now-adult brother seeing him after so many years. While mentioning the opening scene of the film, which features the Raichand family worshiping "Hindu deities during the annual Diwali holiday", he explained that the scene allowed the Hindu audiences to participate in the darshan along with the characters. Jahar tells the story of a wealthy and respected family. 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' Turns 18: The Best 'desi Mom' Moments Of Kajol's Character Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham is an iconic film that completes 18 years on Dec 14. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor, with special appearance by Rani Mukerji. 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor Khan in the leading roles. [76] It was the highest-grossing film of the year in the overseas market, surpassing Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, which was the top grosser of the year. [40], Writing for the book Movie Blockbusters, Andrew Willis commented that the film was specifically written to appeal to the Indian diaspora. They hug and kiss them. "[53] Planet Bollywood gave it 8 of 10 stars, calling "Suraj Hua Maddham" by Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik the best song, and the best reason to buy the album. The actress had delivered a stunning performance on the big screen as Poo and we know … Rahul, having given Rohan this exact advice ten years ago, hears Krish and finally realizes that "Yash" is actually his brother. [25] In order to lend authenticity to the house of the multi-multimillionaires, several expensive paintings were hung from the walls. [17] In an interview with The Times of India, Karan dispelled comparisons with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and said that while his debut film was "frothy and bubble-gummish", this one was "more classy and sophisticated". During this time, Rohan, still a child, is sent to boarding school. [35], Film critics and academics have analysed Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... in several ways. Rohan and Pooja, who have fallen in love, are married, and the family holds a belated celebration of Rahul and Anjali's wedding. A total of 11 tracks are present in the album, which was released by Sony Music on 26 October 2001. [90] The two disc DVD version of the film contains a 45-minute documentary entitled The Making of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... along with deleted scenes, a theatrical trailer, and several television promos. His name is Kavish Majmudar. On being inspired by the classic, Karan quoted, "What appealed to me was the fact that the love story stretched out across generations. However, their love is forbidden because Anjali is from a low-income background. Sometimes there is joy,sometimes there is sorrow...), also known as simply K3G, is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language melodrama film written and directed by Karan Johar and produced by Yash Johar. The film's songs were composed by Jatin–Lalit, Sandesh Shandilya and Aadesh Shrivastava, with lyrics by Sameer and Anil Pandey. [20], The first schedule of the film began in Mumbai on 16 October 2000, with the picturisation of the song "Bole Chudiyan" involving Roshan, Kapoor, Khan and Kajol. Made on a budget of ₹400 million (US$5.6 million), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... emerged as a major commercial success, both domestically and internationally, with a lifetime gross of ₹1.36 billion ($29 million) at the worldwide box office becoming the highest grossing Indian film ever worldwide at the time of its release. I like to weave my films around London." [31], British journalist, Fuad Omar, wrote extensively about the filming of the film in the UK, covering much of the shoot in a series of online articles and for regional press. At the 13th annual Valenciennes International Film Festival, the film won five major awards, including three Best Film awards and Best Actress for Kajol. This was his second directorial after the romantic drama "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" (1998), and continued Johar's blockbuster run at the box office.. You might also like LEAVE A COMMENT Your Email address will not be published. The star-studded cast in the film and their flamboyant characters still remain fresh in the hearts of fans. [34] In addition, Kajol suffered from a minor injury while filming for the song, as she had experienced a bad fall. The film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham is a representation of this understanding. He spontaneously decides to marry her despite his father's hostility. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...(transl. Nandini and Rahul share an emotional reunion. [3] The domestic opening week collections were 70% higher than the previous record and never before had opening records been eclipsed by such large margins. He also praised the cinematography, and the picturisation of the song, "Say Shava Shava". However, Rahul discovers that Anjali's father has died, leaving behind Anjali and her kid sister Pooja. It features materials and interviews concerning the producer, director, cinematographer, art director, cast and crew that Iyengar gathered over an 18-month period during the production of the film. [85], During the production and filming process, a book entitled The Making of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... was written by Niranjan Iyengar. Cry your heart out and surprisingly, you'll feel life's finally alive and kicking in Mumbai's dream world. He praised Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan's performance and noted Hrithik Roshan for holding his own against the veteran actors. A while back, we came across a picture of K3G's 'Ladoo'. [3][71], The film was released in around 125 prints in the overseas markets, grossing a total of $8.9 million at the end of its theatrical run. On Monday, the film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham completed 19 years. Western ideology is equated with economic success, with emphasis on Western consumerism such as Starbucks and Burger King. 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